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!
Avoiding Sports Injuries
Do you know how to avoid sports injuries? In our 30 Second Sweat Sesh, you can get workout tips from Dr. Matthew Propst, sports medicine physician at CHI St. Joseph Health. Learn how to stretch, protect your joints, and fuel your workouts this winter!
Breast Cancer Awareness
This Breast Cancer Awareness Month, learn the facts about early detection. Coach Bob Starkey, assistant coach for Texas A&M University's women's basketball, and his wife, Sherie, join us to share how breast cancer affected their lives and how early detection can vastly improve survival rates.
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.
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!
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 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 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.
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.