Stay Healthy Ags

Aggies

There are easier things to explain than the experience of being an Aggie to an outsider. When it comes to your health, it’s important to know what’s going on inside. CHI St. Joseph Health believes in the passion and drive of Aggies and the spirit of camaraderie within our community. That’s why we’re partnering up with the Texas A&M Athletics Department to explain health issues and how they affect the body. Learn about common health concerns and prevention from the talented athletes and faculty of Texas A&M University and members of the CHI St. Joseph Health family. Stay healthy, Ags!

Skin Cancer

It's time to serve up some shade! Tanna Burge, Texas A&M's Assistant Athletic Director of Sports Performance, and Dr. Joel Cook, Primary Care Physician, discuss how you can reduce your risk of skin cancer.

Sleep

What happens inside your body when you sleep? Find out with help from Dr. Kuy Houser, Primary Care Physician at CHI St. Joseph Health, and Texas A&M University's Associate Athletics Director, Joe Fields, and learn how you can catch Zzz's like an athlete.

Autism

Autism doesn't have to keep your child off the court. With help from Dr. Neal Spears, pediatrician at CHI St. Joseph Health, and Darby Rich, Sports Performance Coach for Texas A&M Men's Basketball, learn more about autism spectrum disorder, how sports can play a part in the development of a child with autism, and how Autism Speaks is increasing understanding and acceptance. From our perspective, that's a slam dunk.

Heart

Do you know your heart stats? Watch this month's Inside Health With CHI St. Joseph Health Experts, featuring Howard Gray, Assistant Athletic Director for Sport Science at Texas A&M, and Dr. Adel Massoud, primary care physician at CHI St. Joseph Health. Schedule an appointment to get your heart health checked near your home base today!

Nutrition

Get your health back on track with nutrition tips from Jonathan Tanguay, Director of Performance Nutrition at Texas A&M University, and Dr. Thomas Campbell, family medicine physician at CHI St. Joseph Health Primary Care University Drive.

Flu

Stay in the game this cold and flu season. Learn how you can defend yourself against the flu with Matt Doles, Assistant Athletic Trainer for Texas A&M University Men’s Basketball, and Dr. Kelly McDonald ‘96, Primary Care Physician at CHI St. Joseph Health Regional Hospital.

Diabetes

Diabetes doesn’t have to slow you down. With help from Dr. Garth Morgan, physician at CHI St. Joseph Health Primary Care South College Station, and Texas A&M University's Head Swim Coach, Jay Holmes, learn how excess glucose can impact the body of a diabetic and how proper treatment can get you back in the fast lane.

Breast Cancer

Breast cancer affects 1 in every 8 women in America. Learn how early detection can contribute to a successful game plan with Bob Starkey, Assistant Coach of Texas A&M University’s women’s basketball team, and Dr. Erin Fleener, Medical Oncologist at CHI St. Joseph Health’s Cancer Center.

TBI

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is one of the most serious risks of contact sports. Learn how to prevent concussions and how you can spot one. Phil Hedrick, Head Athletic Trainer at Texas A&M, and Dr. James White, Neurosurgeon at CHI St. Joseph Health, keep you ahead of the competition.

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