WACO, Texas (April 13, 2017) – Rodney G. Bowden, Ph.D., professor of health education and Brown Foundation Endowed Chair, has been appointed dean of Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences at Baylor University, as announced today by Executive Vice President and Provost L. Gregory Jones, Ph.D. Bowden’s appointment is effective immediately.
One of the strongest modifiable risk factors for several types of cancers, apart from smoking, is obesity. Emerging evidence is now showing that the microbiome, the collection of bacteria, fungi, viruses and archaea that live in and on our bodies, is associated with both obesity and cancer.
Jan. 5, 2017 Q&A with Baylor University Interim President David E. Garland, who sat down with Dr. Andrea Ramirez, executive director of the Faith and Education Coalition-National Hispanic Christian Leadership Coalition, for a conversation about students who are the first in their family to attend college. The Q&A also includes five practical tips for families and students to do now and in the future to be college-ready, provided by Elizabeth D. Palacios, Ph.D., dean for student development and special assistant to the president on diversity. Baylor served as host of the 7th annual National Hispanic Education Summit last fall.
WACO, Texas (Oct. 9, 2013) -- Paying extra bucks to "go green" in a hybrid car may pay off in self-esteem and image for older drivers, as well as give a healthy boost to the environment, according to a Baylor University study.
Consumers who plan to buy eco-friendly bamboo apparel are attracted if the price is right, but their next consideration is the product's novelty, according to a new study by Baylor University researchers.
While new sunless tanning products promise a darker skin tone without exposure to damaging ultraviolet rays, a new Baylor study suggests that unless these bronzing creams, sprays and wipes can deliver an even, natural-looking tan, young women may not choose them over sunbathing or tanning beds.
Your 3-year-old is a complex person now -- with thoughts, interests, and greater control of her body. She's also got a longer attention span, so she can focus on make-believe, games, craft projects, and more. Here, 14 gifts that experts -- and kids -- love.