Difference Matters: Women are 50% more likely than men to have adverse reactions to prescription drugs, yet most drugs do not have different dosages based on a patient's gender. Difference Matters: Men are more likely than women to die after an osteoporotic hip fracture. Difference Matters: Aspirin is more effective at preventing heart attacks in men and preventing strokes in women. Difference Matters: 75% of people living with autoimmune disorders like lupus and rheumatoid arthritis are women.

Research

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Laura W. Bush Institute for Women's Health and Texas Health Resources launched a collaboration that will leverage community involvement, education and research to empower women to take control of their health.

Professional Education

The Laura W. Bush Institute for Women's Health improves the lives of women and girls through research, education and outreach.

Upcoming Events

March 7, Tuesday
Fort Worth
Women's Health Symposium - Lunch & Learn

 

March 9, Thursday
Amarillo
Lunch & Learn - For Goodness Sake, Run, Jump and Shake!

 

April 6, Thursday

Amarillo

Power of the Purse

 

April 6, Thursday

San Angelo

Laura Bush Institute Presents

 

April 7, Friday

Lubbock

Integrative Medicine Symposium

 

April 20, Thursday

Abilene
Spoken from the Heart