Health and Wellness

Our Diverging Interests are the Politics of Aging

Oct. 18, 2018
Elders

We have a mutual interest to support a basic soical safety net. 

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Dell Med Professor Joins National Academy of Medicine

Oct. 15, 2018
Dr. Karen DeSalvo

Public health and information technology expert Karen B. DeSalvo, M.D., M.P.H., MSc, has received one of the nation's highest honors by being inducted as a member of the National Academy of Medicine.

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The Role Underage Drinking Plays in Assaults is Big

Oct. 11, 2018
Assault Flag

There is a scientific connection between sexual assault and alcohol consumption. 

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UT Austin Chemist Receives MacArthur "Genius Award"

Oct. 4, 2018
Livia S. Eberlin

Livia Schiavinato Eberlin, inventor of the cancer detecting MasSpec Pen has won a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, sometimes called a “genius” award.

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Racial and Ethnic Bias Leads to Lower Well-Being

Sept. 25, 2018
Alone_Boy

Racial and ethnic discrimination is problematic for all aspects of development — from mental and physical health to risky behaviors and academic success — according to researchers at The University of Texas at Austin.

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