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SaludToday
Blog and social media campaign to improve Latino health.
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National network to reduce Latino Cancer.
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Training and internships to increase Latino doctors and cancer researchers.
Salud America!
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.

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

Latest News

Latino Health Disparities: Improving, But More Needs to be Done

Friday, April 29, 2016 - 10:06 The latest annual report on the nation’s health by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows Latinos are living longer than whites and blacks and health disparities are narrowing. Despite the latest improvements in health disparities, Latinos still have...

SaludToday Wins International Marketing and Communications Award

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 15:51 Spreading the word about how to improve Latino health is a dire need. That’s why we at the Institute for Health Promotion Research (IHPR) at The UT Health Science Center at San Antonio created our SaludToday blog and social media campaign. We recently won four silver...

Study: Severe Obesity Among Minority Children is on the Rise

Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 10:05 Latino and Black children have the highest prevalence of severe obesity according to a recent study, Univision Salud r eports. Researchers analyzed data from 1999 through 2014 and concluded that one-third of U.S. children are overweight, 25% are obese and more than two...

CDC: 1 in 4 High School Students Use E-Cigarettes

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 09:32 A report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) finds that, while the rate of cigarette smoking among U.S. teens did not increase, the use of e-cigarettes and other tobacco vaping products has been on the rise over the last four years, according to...

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