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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.

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Latest News

Where Are Latinos at the Oscars?

Friday, February 24, 2017 - 13:30 Actor/composer/poet Lin-Manuel Miranda’s original song for “Moana” is one a very few Oscar-nominated performances by a Latino at this year’s Academy Awards. Lin-Manuel Miranda (via @Lin_Manuel) Why don’t Latinos in Hollywood get more recognition? First, there are not a...

#SaludTues Tweetchat 2/28: Let’s Talk Eating Disorders!

Friday, February 24, 2017 - 09:29 Did you know this week is National Eating Disorders Awareness week? An increasing amount of Latino and other minority populations deal with “disordered eating”—restrained, compulsive or binge eating and an associated loss of control—in different ways depending on their...

Brenda Frutos: Fighting for Latino Health Equity

Friday, February 24, 2017 - 09:14 Editor’s Note: This is the story of a graduate of the 2016 Èxito! Latino Cancer Research Leadership Training program. Apply now for 2017 by March 6. Growing up as “the minority kid” in school isn’t easy, but it helped Brenda Frutos develop a passion for fighting for...

Body Odors You Can’t Afford to Ignore!

Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 15:38 Chances are, you smell. It happens to everyone, whether you’ve just eaten a garlic-heavy meal or got done working outside in the hot sun, at one time or another, you and I have emitted unpleasant smells! On most occasions, brushing your teeth or taking a shower takes...

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