Health and Wellness

‘Take two cold viruses and call me tomorrow’: University of Texas at Austin researcher studies beneficial uses of the common cold virus

April 18, 2002

Viruses associated with the common cold are perfect carriers for DNA, but improvements must be made in the delivery process if the virus is be used in safe and successful gene therapy, says a University of Texas at Austin researcher.

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State of mental health services for minorities to be addressed by former U.S. surgeon general

April 12, 2002

Former U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher, M.D., will discuss the state of mental health services for minorities in the United States during a lecture Monday (April 15) at The University of Texas at Austin.

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¿Cuándo fue la última vez que vio a su médico? (When is the last time you saw a doctor?) University of Texas nursing students now required to learn Spanish

March 19, 2002

As the demographic look of Texas and the Southwest continues to change, the professional nurses coming out of The University of Texas School of Nursing will now be armed with one more skill — the ability to speak Spanish to their non-English speaking patients.

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University Health Services at UT Austin notifies students of classmate's death apparently caused by meningitis

Jan. 22, 2002

Preliminary tests involving the death of a University of Texas at Austin student who lived in an off-campus apartment indicate he had bacterial meningitis, health department officials said today (Jan. 22).

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School of Social Work at The University of Texas at Austin receives $6.3 million in funding for research on substance abuse

Oct. 25, 2001

The School of Social Work at The University of Texas at Austin recently received grants totaling $6.3 million for research on substance abuse.

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