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Health Notes: Researchers Examine the Science and Sociology of Family Health

June 15 is Father's Day. Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin are available to discuss issues ranging from father/daughter relationships to the psychological health of stay-at-home dads. The following experts are available to discuss their research on family relationships.

Experts Available for Better Hearing and Speech Month

The American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) has named May "Better Hearing and Speech Month" to raise awareness about communication disorders. Whether it's a hearing loss, difficulty with swallowing or balance, a disorder such as stuttering or delayed language, or a voice problem, a person's ability to learn and interact with others can be affected.

Researcher develops tools to remedy race, gender gaps in standardized test performance

Researcher develops tools to remedy race, gender gaps in standardized test performance

After finishing a lecture about using euphemisms to discuss embarrassing or upsetting topics—death, bodily functions, sex—Dr. Matthew McGlone, assistant professor of communication studies, was approached by an African American woman in the audience whose daughter was about to enter kindergarten. "Do you have any suggestions on how I can talk to my daughter about African…   » Continue Reading