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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#SaludTues Tweetchat 1/27/15, 1pmET: How to Spark A Culture of Fitness & Fun in Latino Communities

Friday, January 23, 2015 - 11:45 From brain breaks to 5Ks and bike trains—parents and leaders all across the country are discovering creative ways to help Latino kids find fun ways to stay fit. But there’s still more work to be done! YOU (the community) hold some of the most innovative and practical...

7 Vital Eye Health Tips for Latinos, Who Struggle with Glaucoma

Friday, January 23, 2015 - 07:59 What’s one of the world’s leading cause of blindness? Glaucoma—and it’s far more prevalent in Latinos and blacks. Glaucoma, a gradual eye disease that causes damage to the optic nerve, has few symptoms. Peripheral or side vision begins to worsen without patients...

Sanchez: Latinas, Take Care of Your Heart Health

Thursday, January 22, 2015 - 13:23 Latinas are “the heart, el corazón, of the home, acting as gatekeepers for their loved ones’ well-being. “But it is their own hearts that are in danger.” So says Dr. Eduardo Sanchez, chief medical officer for prevention at the American Heart Association, in a great new...

100 Most Popular Latino Baby Names

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 07:35 Martín and Alejandro are new additions to the top-10 most popular boy names chosen by Latino parents in 2014, BabyCenter en Español reports . The top girl and boy baby names remained Sofía and Santiago. For boys, Martín debuted on the top-10 most popular boys’ names,...

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