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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, 210-562-6500, or 7411 John Smith, Suite 1000, San Antonio, TX 78229.

Latest News

6 Easy Ways Latino Families Can Get Healthier Mouths

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 09:22 SaludToday Guest Blogger Jefferson Dental Care Let’s “face” it—the mouth is a good place to start helping your family develop healthy oral and general health habits. The mouth is not disconnected from our body. It affects us physically and psychologically. It shapes...

#SaludTues Tweetchat 6/27/17: How to Protect Yourself from Health Fraud

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 10:24 When it comes to health, what is real and what is fake? Sometimes it’s hard to tell. Health fraud scams refer to products that claim to prevent, treat, or cure diseases, but are not proven safe and effective for those uses. These scams waste money and can lead to...

Fitbit Champs: What More Steps Means for Diabetes, Obesity

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 08:59 How many steps do you get each day? Does your step number relate to you risk of diabetes, obesity, and heart disease? In the only six states where people take 8,500+ steps a day, people also have lower heart disease and diabetes risk than the U.S. average, according to...

Dile al FDA: Yo Quiero Etiquetado de Calorías en los Menús de Restaurantes

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 11:26 El FDA (la Administración de Medicamentos y Alimentos) ha retrasado los reglamentos del uso de información sobre las calorías en los menús de restaurantes y las cartillas de menú, según el Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI). Estas reglas son especialmente...

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