A new multi-university program, Peers Against Tobacco, aims to reduce use of tobacco and alternative tobacco products among one of the country's heaviest user groups: college-age students.Read more
Health Behavior and Health Education Professors Receive Grant for Tobacco Use and Marketing Research
AUSTIN, Texas Two University of Texas at Austin College of Education professors are among several scholars nationwide to receive funding from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study trends in young people's tobacco use and the extent to which targeted marketing is contributing to an increase in use.Read more
"Lose the cancer stick."
"When you get a real job, you're going to be one of those people who has to stand out by the street to smoke."
"That smoke's killing the people who have to be around you."Read more
In The University of Texas at Austin's Department of Kinesiology and Health Education, an exceptional team of health educators has built a reputation for conducting cutting-edge research on topics that define an individual's or community's quality of life and vigorously promoting to the public the best practices for achieving optimal health.Read more