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The Institute for Health Promotion Research

About the IHPR

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

View the IHPR Fact Sheet. Contact us at or 210-562-6500. Visit us at 7411 John Smith, Suite 1000, San Antonio, TX 78229.

Latest News

#SaludTues Tweetchat 1p ET 5/24/16: Let’s Celebrate a Healthy Diet: National Mediterranean Diet Month

Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 15:17 We are excited about all healthy diets, and this month is National Mediterranean Diet Month ! We are celebrating the Mediterranean diet, as it has been linked to heart health! Latinos are more likely to deal with certain diet-related diseases like diabetes, obesity,...

Latinas Can’t Afford to Ignore Dental Care

Friday, May 20, 2016 - 09:59 SaludToday Guest Blogger Jefferson Dental Clinics Latinas and other women are highly susceptible to tooth decay and gum disease . One big reason is that Latinas are more likely than their peers to skip routine dental care due to cost, according to a study . Untreated...

National Bike to Work Day

Friday, May 20, 2016 - 12:41 Data from the League of American Bicyclists shows that 40% of all trips in the U.S. are less than two miles and the number of bicycle commuters has increased tremendously over the last 16 years—especially among Latinos who have the second highest bicycle commuting rate...

What You Need to Know About the Latest Nutrition Facts Label Changes

Monday, May 23, 2016 - 09:49 After two years of working on modernizing the current Nutrition Facts label, the US Food and Drug Administration has rolled out its anticipated new food labels. The latest changes will make it easier for everyone, especially parents, to pick nutritious foods for their...

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