Topic: Health education

A Brave, New Conversation About Teen Pregnancy Prevention

May 6, 2015
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If we want to reduce teen pregnancy, we have to look beyond the traditional discourses about sex education. We have to look at opportunities and motivations for parenthood.

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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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Study Identifies Early Warning Signs of Stroke Risk in Blacks

Nov. 20, 2014

Researchers in The University of Texas at Austin's College of Education have found that a blood flow impairment in blacks that puts them at higher risk for cerebrovascular diseases like stroke appears at a much earlier age than previously thought.

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Changing Hormones and Nerve Activity During Menstrual Cycle Predispose Women to Knee Injuries

Nov. 14, 2012

Hormone changes during a woman's menstrual cycle and the resulting fluctuations in nerve activity may be a major reason female athletes have more knee injuries than their male counterparts, according to a new study from The University of Texas at Austin's College of Education.

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Chocolate Milk Gives Athletes Leg-up After Exercise, Says University of Texas at Austin Study

June 22, 2011

Not only does chocolate milk taste good, but two recent studies from The University of Texas at Austin show that it's also the ideal post-workout recovery drink.

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