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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

Calorie Counts Will Be Part of Beer Labels

Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 11:51 Do you know how many calories are in an ice cold beer? Soon, you’ll have the answer right in front of you. The National Beer Institute recently announced that all breweries will soon begin labeling their beers with number of calories per serving, Yahoo News reports. “...

What High School Grads Need to Do Before Leaving for College

Friday, July 22, 2016 - 10:05 By Eric Moreno, Research Area Specialist Salud America! The U.S. Department of Education has compiled a checklist of 7 things every high school graduate needs to do before leaving for their first semester of college. Make sure your school has your financial aid ready...

SaludTues Tweetchat 07/26/16: Latinos and Mental Health: What Everyone Should Know

Friday, July 22, 2016 - 20:09 There are many myths and misconceptions when it comes to mental health. Join us for our #SaludTues Tweetchat as we discuss what issues and resources for mental health currently impact, affect, and are available for Latinos. Let’s use #SaludTues to tweet ideas and...

Brain Games Could Lower Alzheimer’s Risk

Monday, July 25, 2016 - 10:45 Alzheimer’s Disease, a type of dementia that causes “problems with memory, thinking and behavior” affects more Latinos than Whites and other ethnic groups, but according to researchers playing brain games may delay the development of this disease and dementia in...

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