Topic: Alexandra Loukas

Peers Against Tobacco Project Focuses on Texas University Students

Feb. 2, 2015

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.

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Health Behavior and Health Education Professors Receive Grant for Tobacco Use and Marketing Research

Sept. 19, 2013

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.

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Coalition helping Texans beat a costly addiction

Oct. 11, 2010

"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."

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Learn about college's health educators

Nov. 24, 2008
Learn about college's health educators

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.

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