Health and Wellness

Moderate drinking in older adult women has positive influence on memory, University of Texas at Austin nursing researcher says in new study

Sept. 29, 2004

Moderate alcohol consumption among older adult women--two or fewer drinks a day--fit memory, according to recent findings by a University of Texas at Austin nursing researcher.

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University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing center receives $2.3 million grant for health promotion research

Sept. 17, 2004

The Center for Health Promotion & Disease Prevention Research (CHPR) in The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing has received a five-year, $2.3 million grant, which will allow researchers to continue trying to improve the health of the underserved.

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Health of Mexican American children focus of new University of Texas at Austin study

Sept. 8, 2004

Dr. Yolanda C. Padilla, associate professor of social work at The University of Texas at Austin, has received a three-year, $750,000 grant to study why Mexican American children experience disproportionately poorer health than other ethnic groups.

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University of Texas at Austin domestic violence institute awarded $180,000 grant from RGK Foundation

July 8, 2004

The Institute on Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault in The University of Texas at Austin School of Social Work has received a $180,000 three-year grant from the RGK Foundation to develop training and education programs to better meet the needs of victims and survivors.

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Documentary explores issues of children's mental health in Texas

June 23, 2004

The struggles facing Texas children with mental illnesses are the focus of a new documentary titled 'Are the Kids Alright?' scheduled for broadcast on public television stations across the state on June 24 (check local listings for time and station).

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