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A Pop Quiz that Can Save Your Adolescent Child’s Life

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 - 08:40 What’s the most common sexually transmitted infection? What can cause genital warts or cervical, penis, and anus cancer? What can be prevented with a simple vaccine? Answer: HPV (the human papillomavirus). That’s why a new program is educating people about HPV and...

Manual para padres primerizos

Monday, August 31, 2015 - 14:19 Ser madre primeriza no es nada fácil pero tampoco lo es ser padre primerizo. ¿ Como se cambia un pañal? ¿ Cuál es la forma correcta de cargar a un bebe? Son algunas de las preguntas que quizás estén pasando por tu mente. Ningún padre nació sabiendo cómo ser el mejor...

Making Awesome Changes: Why is Breastfeeding So Important?

Monday, August 31, 2015 - 08:33 Did you know breastfeeding for A year can reduce obesity by 47% in Latino kids? However, Latina moms are more likely to stop breastfeeding after one month and supplement with formula, thus benefits of exclusive breastfeeding, which can also help intestinal immune-...

#SaludTues Tweetchat 1p ET 9/1/15: “Why Health is Cool for Back to School”

Friday, August 28, 2015 - 13:58 With the growing percentage of Latino students, schools are an important environment to support of a culture of health. Research shows that Latino children are exposed to and consume more unhealthy meals and snacks than non-Latino students, partially because schools...

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