The Texas Tribune is partnering with The University of Texas at Austin’s LBJ School of Public Affairs for the next installment of Texas Tribune Festival’s “On The Road” series, titled “Health Care.” The daylong symposium will cover major issues in health care policy in Texas and will include discussions about the Affordable Care Act, women’s… » Continue Reading
Positive Changes in the Way Women Experience Menopause, University of Texas at Austin Multi-Ethnic Study Finds
White women are becoming more optimistic about menopause, with many seeing it as an opportunity to rethink their lives and redefine themselves, a new University of Texas at Austin national study shows. This is just one of the positive changes in the way women across different ethnic groups are experiencing the change of life, the… » Continue Reading
American women who live along the U.S.-Mexico border frequently buy over-the-counter oral contraceptives from Mexican pharmacies because they don't need a prescription and can send a friend to pick up the pills, according to a study by researchers from two University of Texas campuses and Ibis Reproductive Health. The research, conducted in the El Paso-Juarez… » Continue Reading
University of Texas at Austin Nursing Researcher Gets $1.3 Million to Study Disability Influences Among Women
Dr. Tracie Harrison, assistant professor of nursing at The University of Texas at Austin, has received $1.3 million from the National Institutes of Health for a study comparing experiences of women with disabilities.