Topic: Public health

School of Nursing Receives Funds to Provide Health Care for Low-Income Central Texans

July 15, 2014

The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing has received a two-year $703,000 grant from the St. David's Foundation to fund services at the UT School of Nursing Wellness Center, which provides health care for low-income, uninsured residents of Central Texas.

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New Study Says Schools Should Play Primary Role in Boosting Students' Physical Health

May 23, 2013

A new report issued today by the Institute of Medicine (IOM), and developed by two University of Texas at Austin professors, says schools should play a key role in ensuring all students have the opportunity to engage in at least 60 minutes of vigorous or moderate-intensity physical activity each

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Scientists Cage Dead Zebras in Africa to Understand the Spread of Anthrax

April 22, 2013

Infected zebra were left where they died but protected by electrified cage exclosures.

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Engineered Immune Cells Resist Infection from HIV and Could Ultimately Replace Drug Therapy

Jan. 24, 2013

Researchers cut and pasted a series of HIV-resistant genes into T cells, specialized immune cells targeted by the virus.

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Origami meets public health with the oPAD

June 1, 2012
Origami meets public health with the oPAD