Wednesday, January 23, 2013
UNT presents exhibit to honor Texas women
What: “Revealing Texas Women: Hidden Voices in Special Collections” — An exhibit presented by the University of North Texas Libraries' Archives and Rare Books
When: Through May 11(Saturday). The exhibit is open Monday through Saturday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. with extended hours on Thursday until 8:30 p.m.
Where: Room 437 of UNT’s Willis Library, located one block east of Highland Street and Avenue C (1506 W. Highland St., Denton)
Thursday, January 17, 2013
Hispanics in U.S. often live longer than those in other ethnic groups
DENTON (UNT), Texas — Confirming the existence of the Hispanic Mortality Paradox, a new analysis of health studies, led by a University of North Texas psychologist shows that the Hispanic-American participants’ survival rates from heart disease and other medical conditions were substantially higher than that of the non-Hispanic white and African-American participants.
John Ruiz, assistant professor of psychology, said the existence of the paradox — the finding that Hispanic Americans tend to have health outcomes...