As I take a moment to reflect on World AIDS Day, it's with the same feeling I had in 1996 after a week visiting children with HIV/AIDS in Romania.
Since adolescents ages 16-21 have the highest rates of meningococcal meningitis, it is important that young people receive the meningococcal meningitis vaccines before going to college.
The video below tells the story of two college students: Jamie Schanbaum, a University of Texas at Austin student who had both of her legs amputated because of meningitis in 2008, and Nicolis Williams, a Texas A&M University student who died in early 2011 from the disease.
Though it may not feel like winter here in Houston, chances are some of you will be venturing to colder climates for a ski vacation this winter.
As a lifelong skier, and instructor to the littlest skiers on Vail Mountain, I want to share some tips that I have picked up along the way in hopes that your family will have a safe and memorable vacation.
Video of a cardiac construct made with heart cells that are spontaneously beating on a biodegradable material.