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The Institute for Health Promotion Research

About the IHPR

The Institute for Health Promotion Research (IHPR) at UT Health San Antonio investigates causes of and solutions to the unequal impact of cancer, disease and obesity among Latinos in South Texas and beyond.

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Latest News

Legendary Latino TV Personality Pushes for Diabetes Awareness

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 09:32 For over 50 years, Don Francisco has been delighting Latino audiences on TV as the legendary host of Sabado Gigante and Don Francisco Presenta . Now, he is using his influence to help launch a new campaign to help dispel the myths surrounding type 2 diabetes and...

How Much Red Meat Do You Eat?

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 09:30 From burgers to carne asada, Latinos eat more beef or red meat than any other racial/ethnic group, according to the USDA. That isn’t a good thing for health, research shows. Red meat and processed meat, like bacon and hot dogs, have been linked to certain types of...

#SaludTues Tweetchat 7/25 – Get the Facts: Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 - 06:00 Nearly 1 in 5 Latinos suffers a mental health problem. But Latinos and other racial/ethnic groups are less likely than whites to seek out treatment for mental health conditions. Why? How can we help? To celebrate Minority Mental Health Awareness Month in July, let’s...

#SaludTues Tweetchat 7/18: You’re the Mom!

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 07:49 Busy schedules and the convenience of fast food make it hard for families to eat healthy. This is especially true for Latino and African American communities where fast food tends to be more abundant and access to grocery stores is limited. Moms have the power to make...

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