National network to support advocacy to reduce Latino child obesity.
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.
Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 13:35
SaludToday Guest Blogger Jefferson Dental Clinics Fewer than 1 in 3 people floss daily. On top of that, the U.S. federal government recently made a controversial ruling to quietly remove flossing from its list of dietary guidelines, after having supported floss since...
Monday, August 15, 2016 - 19:44
Source: John Hopkins Medicine Only one in five heart failure patients especially Latino and Blacks are counseled about the option and benefits of receiving an implantable cardioverter defibrillator ( a battery-powered device that monitors heart rate and if needed...
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 - 16:20
What’s a workout without music? For Latinos, a workout without some tunes is almost a sin!! According to Huffington Post , these are the top 10 songs to workout to in August: • Brad Paisley & Demi Lovato – “Without a Fight” – 113 BPM • Martin Garrix & Third...
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 18:51
Meditation is known for reducing stress and mental issues, and according to a new study by Harvard University meditation also helps build stronger brains, the Harvard Gazette reports. For their research university investigators tracked patients for eight weeks who...
Check out Salud America!'s video on a new campaign.
To inform and educate the San Antonio community on just how much sugar is in the beverages people consume daily, health officials and community leaders partnered to launch the bilingual Sugar-Packed marketing campaign.
Each year, the Exito! Latino Cancer Research Leadership Training program selects master's-level students and master's-trained health professionals from across the nation to attend a five-day summer institute in San Antonio, offering tools, tips, role models and motivation to encourage participants to pursue a doctoral degree and a career studying how cancer affects Latinos differently.
Participants also are eligible for internships.
Exito! is based at the Institute for Health Promotion Research at The UT Health Science Center at San Antonio and funded by the National Cancer Institute.