Topic: Serving the State / Public Health

Bringing the Latest to Addiction Treatment and Recovery

June 8, 2017

Social work researchers at UT Austin seek to speed up adoption of new therapies and tools to fight addiction with a major federal grant.

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Researchers Seek to Prevent Diabetes in At-Risk Population

May 23, 2017

Mexican Americans in one of the poorest counties in Texas will soon have new tools to better understand the relationship between weight loss and diabetes, thanks to researchers at UT Austin and UTHealth School of Public Health.

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Take Away the Juice, Pediatricians Say

May 22, 2017

New recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics advise parents not to offer fruit juice to babies, and to give only limited amounts to older children. 

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Universal Chemical Sensor Could Help Boost Public Health

April 13, 2017
Chemical Sensor

New material enables cheap, fast and portable sensors for a wide range of chemicals that right now cost government and industries large sums to detect.

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Child Maltreatment Prevention is Working in Texas

April 12, 2017
Child maltreatment prevention in Texas

Texas families who receive child maltreatment prevention services do not have a subsequent child protective services case, according to a new report from UT Austin social work researchers.

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