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June 23, 2022

Dell Med Helps Attract More Than 400 New Doctors to Austin

Dell Medical School at The University of Texas at Austin has directly or indirectly attracted 415 new faculty physicians to Austin and Travis County since its launch in 2014. This news comes amid a rapidly growing population in Central Texas as well as an increasing doctor shortage in the region and across the state. The […] The post Dell Med Helps Attract More Than 400 New Doctors to Austin appeared first on UT News.

June 9, 2022

Binge Drinking Raises Risk of Alcohol Problems, Even for Moderate Drinkers

Moderate drinkers who binge alcohol are at a significantly higher risk of developing alcohol problems than those who drink the same amount overall but don’t binge, according to a new study from researchers at The University of Texas at Austin. After analyzing a national sample of adults, UT Austin psychology professor Charles Holahan and his […] The post Binge Drinking Raises Risk of Alcohol Problems, Even for Moderate Drinkers appeared first on UT News.

May 10, 2022

Families of Aging Seniors Face Tough Questions as Expectations Evolve

May is Older Americans Month, a time to highlight the contributions of seniors to our society. Perhaps the day should also recognize how their growing number is changing the nature of intergenerational relations. Longer lives means an increase in the chance that grandparents may know their grandchildren and even their great-grandchildren. Yet longer lives also […] The post Families of Aging Seniors Face Tough Questions as Expectations Evolve appeared first on UT News.

April 25, 2022

Pregnancies That Were Covered By Public Insurance Suffer Lack of Coverage During Year After Delivery

Almost 90% of Texas women whose pregnancies were covered by public insurance were uninsured at some point in the first year after delivery, according to a new study from researchers at The University of Texas at Austin. This phenomenon of “insurance churn” can leave women with limited access to care at a time when they […] The post Pregnancies That Were Covered By Public Insurance Suffer Lack of Coverage During Year After Delivery appeared first on UT News.