What We Do: Reverse Latino Childhood Obesity

At Salud America!, we focus on six key areas with the potential to reduce Latino childhood obesity. Explore each topic below or visit our Growing Healthy Change website to see how you can get involved.

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Report: Latinos Primed to Use Technology to Prevent, Manage Diabetes

Friday, November 21, 2014 - 07:33 Latinos struggle with higher rates of diabetes than other groups. But Latinos, who also tend to be early adopters of new media technology, are ready to use their technological savvy to help prevent, manage and treat diabetes, according to promising new survey results...

Hispanic Students: Apply for Research Mentorship by 12/1/14

Friday, November 21, 2014 - 07:32 2013 HSHPS Hispanic Health Services Research Scholars (Source: http://ow.ly/EeUHX ) Are you interested in researching Hispanic health? The Hispanic Serving Health Professions Schools (HSHPS), a nonprofit organization dedicated to the development of young researchers,...

Vote for Best New Video on Sugary Drinks & Marketing; Enter to Win a Prize!

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 09:45 We are unveiling six new videos of #SaludHeroes who reduced surgary drinks and improved healthy marketing for Latino kids. Watch the videos, vote for your favorite, and be entered into a drawing for a free T-shirt and jump rope! The videos are: A no-soda resolution in...

Report: Latino Kids Face Increased Sugary Drink Ads

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 08:59 Spanish-language TV advertising for sugary drinks and energy shots increased by 44% over the past few years, according to a new report. The report, Sugary Drink FACTS 2014 , updates the Yale Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity ‘s 2011 research on sugary drinks and...

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