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The Science of SaludToday

Friday, February 12, 2016 - 13:54 The Internet is crazy huge. So, how can health communicators reach the right people with the right health messages? At SaludToday, we’re all about using “digital content curation” to raise awareness of the particular health issues that disproportionately burden Latinos...

#SaludTues Tweetchat 2/16/16, 1pmET: “WHY Women’s Heart Health Matters!”

Friday, February 12, 2016 - 11:04 Heart disease is the #1 cause of death for Latina women in the U.S. with nearly 21,000 deaths occurring annually among Latino women In fact, studies show Latina women are prone to developing heart disease 10 years earlier than non-Hispanic white women! What can be done...

CONTEST: Salud Heroes vs. Sugar

Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 11:52 Latino kids get too much sugar, but not enough fruits and vegetables. WATCH and VOTE for new Salud America! Salud Heroes who help fight sugar and push fruits/veggies by Feb. 29, 2016 , and be entered in a random drawing to win a FREE T-shirt and jump rope! Sugar Bites...

Study: Children with Step-Siblings Are More Likely to Be Aggressive

Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 09:08 Children with step or half siblings are more likely to behave aggressively towards other children (over 30% of Latino children are in complex family situations), Latinos Health reports. Researchers at the University of Michigan studied over 6,000 young children (under...

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