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, September 29, 2016 - 09:00
Breast cancer is still the No. 1 killer of U.S. Latinas. To celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October and Hispanic Heritage Month (Sept. 15-Oct. 15), let’s tweet about the latest progress in Latina breast cancer research, the importance of breast cancer...
Friday, September 30, 2016 - 08:15
By Brandon Martin, Mass Communication Spec. 2nd Class, Navy Recruiting Command SaludToday Guest Blogger For 100 years, the American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) has served those who have served. The ALA recently broadened its focus beyond military veterans to include those...
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 06:45
Get ready! On Oct. 5, Salud America! will launch a free online tool where people can select their own county and get customized data on food access, activity, and equity issues compared to the state and nation. The tool, called the Salud Report Card , will also offer...
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 17:00
Latinos have an unfortunate relationship with kidney disease. U.S. Latinos have an increased risk of developing chronic kidney disease because of their high rates of diabetes. Latinos, in fact, have a 1.4 times greater risk for developing kidney failure than their...
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.