Topic: Health benefits

Veteran's Care Need to Extend to the Family Too

Sept. 11, 2015

After the more than a decade at war following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, we now face an unprecedented challenge in caring for our military service members. But often times their spouses and families are left behind. Congress has acknowledged the need for services for veteran’s families but little action has been taken. So, it’s left up to the states and local communities.

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Moderate Drinking Helps Middle-Aged and Older People Live Longer, Research Shows

Aug. 27, 2010

Moderate drinking, about one to two drinks per day, reduces mortality among older and middle-aged adults, according to new research from The University of Texas at Austin.

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State Bicycle Survey Reveals Danger Concerns, Cycling Perceptions

Dec. 15, 2008

Bicyclists in Dallas, Houston and San Antonio are more concerned with being involved in vehicle crashes compared to bicyclists in other Texas cities, according to a survey conducted by the Center for Transportation Research at The University of Texas at Austin.

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Creative Work Has Health Advantages, Population Research Center Study Shows

Dec. 17, 2007

Employees who have more control over their daily activities and do challenging work they enjoy are likely to be in better health, according to a new study from The University of Texas at Austin published in this month's Journal of Health and Social Behavior.

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