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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

U.S. #1 in Car-Related Deaths

Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 15:14 In the United States, we love our cars. According to a new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the machines that help us move from point A to point B kill more Americans than in any other industrialized country, CNN reports. In the last 13...

Poll: Workers Report For Duty Even When Feeling Ill

Friday, July 15, 2016 - 10:26 The majority of working adults go to work when they’re feeling sick, especially those that work in low-paying jobs, according to results from a poll conducted by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and NPR. The majority of...

#SaludTues Tweetchat 1p ET 7/19/16: Online Communities & Tools For Healthy Change

Friday, July 15, 2016 - 14:35 By Rosalie Aguilar, Salud America! Project Coordinator At least 76% of U.S. Latinos connect to the Internet by mobile phone—many of which are connected to social media networks according to the Pew Research Center. Social media and online communities can be a great way...

Study: Artificial Sweeteners Make You Eat More, Sleep Less

Monday, July 18, 2016 - 10:57 For decades artificial sweeteners have been a sugar substitute especially among Latinos who have diabetes, but according to a new study, sugar alternatives may cause people to eat more and sleep less, Univision reports. For their research, investigators from Australia...

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