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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.

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

Latest News

How to Boost Your Mental Health Over the Holidays

Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 09:04 Stressed-out and down this holiday season? You might have the “holiday blues.” These are temporary feelings of depression associated with the extra stress, financial constraints, and unrealistic expectations of the season. These can harm long-term mental health. You...

#SaludTues Tweetchat 12/18: Fortify Mental Health for the Holidays!

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 14:03 The holidays can be a season for family, friends, and festivities. But this time also can bring stress, anxiety, and depression. Financial and gift-giving burdens rise. The calendar gets jammed with travel, social gatherings, or loneliness for those who can’t meet with...

210,889 People Spoke Up on Public Charge!

Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 11:41 More than 200,000 people—including some from Salud America! —submitted public comments on proposed changes to the “public charge” rule that could negatively impact the health of immigrant families. For the past 60 days, the U.S. government sought public comments on the...

Zero is Florida’s Big Traffic Fatality Goal

Friday, December 7, 2018 - 14:16 One traffic death is too many. That’s why Florida (25.6% Latino) has become the first U.S. state to adopt a goal of zero traffic and pedestrian deaths each year. The Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) even established safety performance targets to align with...

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