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Obesity is an escalating problem for all age groups in the United States. The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is at the forefront of obesity prevention, research and treatment and its faculty members have developed community, education and technology-based obesity intervention programs that have worldwide impact. Healthcare specialists are available to discuss obesity prevention, genetics, nutrition, surgical solutions, childhood obesity, fertility and obesity co-morbidities and chronic diseases

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UTHealth researcher identifies Houston’s vulnerability to diabetes

A multidisciplinary, international team of investigators, led by Stephen Linder, Ph.D., director of the Institute for Health Policy at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health, have identified different types of vulnerability to diabetes that exist across communities, as well as the social and cultural factors that reinforce them.

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Community Health Workers 'promotoras' quietly improving health

On any given day at a number of churches, parks and community centers around Brownsville and Cameron County, you can find groups of men and women gathered to exercise and learn how to improve their health through a program called Tu Salud ¡Si Cuenta! (Your Health Matters!).

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U.S. Surgeon General honored at UTHealth’s 2016 Lectureship in Child Health

The Michael & Susan Dell Center for Healthy Living at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health Austin Regional Campus hosted its 10th annual Michael & Susan Dell Lectureship in Child Health at 2 p.m. on Thursday at the Blanton Museum of Art.

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