Health and Wellness

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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University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing ranked No. 7 in NIH funding for 2003

June 10, 2004

The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing has been ranked No. 7 in nursing school money received from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for 2003, the highest ranking for a nursing school not linked to a health science center or medical school.

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University licenses alcohol abuse test to Proactive Medical Technologies

May 13, 2004

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a blood test that has the potential to detect whether a person abuses alcohol.

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Fitness legend gives $1 million to The University of Texas at Austin

April 15, 2004

A gift of $1 million has been pledged to The University of Texas at Austin's Todd-McLean Physical Culture Collection, the world's largest and most complete archival collection of materials related to physical fitness, sport training, purposive exercise, bodybuilding, physical education and alternative medicine.

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Expert on performance enhancement in sports to deliver 23rd Annual Alderson Lecture

March 24, 2004

Dr. Mel Williams, an internationally recognized expert on performance enhancement in sports, will deliver this year's 23rd Annual Alderson Lecture at 7 p.m., March 25 in the Thompson Conference Center, room 1.110.

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