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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5 Ways to Set the Stage for Success by Latino Youth

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 07:52 You’ve probably heard stories of how a Latino youth achieved success and overcame poverty, unsafe neighborhoods, discrimination, and other barriers. But how can more youth find such success? A new report by the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) examines the personal,...

#SaludTues Tweetchat 3/31/15: How to Bring Fitness Back to Schools & Why This Matters to Latinos

Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 10:30 Latino kids get fewer of the recommended 60 minutes of daily physical activity AND are more likely to engage in sedentary behaviors, like watching TV, research shows . What can be done to help more Latino kids be active? One of the greatest ways to address inactivity...

7-year-old Boy among 20,000 Latinos on Kidney Transplant List

Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 10:20 Anthony Rivera More than 20,000 U.S. Latinos are on kidney transplant lists, struggling to survive as they wait for a potential life-saving organ donation. Just like 7-year-old Anthony Rivera. The family of Anthony, who live in Illinois, took him to the doctor after he...

Study: Large Portion of Latinos Still Lack Internet Access

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 08:11 The so-called digital divide in Internet use between Latinos and whites is smaller than what it was a few years ago, studied have shown. However, a new study found that less-educated Latinos still lack adequate access to broadband Internet, and it prevents them from...

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