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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Cities with Large Latino Populations Fared Badly in Recent Report

Friday, May 22, 2015 - 08:09 According to a new report by the American College of Sports Medicine, Washington, DC is the fittest city in the country. The report took into account two broad measures of public health: such as prevalence of diabetes and smoking and the average consumption of fruits...

#SaludTues Tweetchat 1p ET 05/26/15: Rising Latinos: Paving the Way in Tech + Health

Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 10:19 More Latinos (13%) are “smartphone dependent” than whites non-Hispanic (4%) according to a report by the Pew Research Center. And most Latinos use their smartphones to search for health related issues than any other ethnicity in the U.S. The advent of technology and...

Keeping Up with Kids’ Dental Habits During Summer

Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 08:02 Salud Today Guest Blogger Jefferson Dental Clinics While summer break is most certainly a time to rest and adventure with family, disruption of regular routines and less daily supervision can have destructive effects on the dental health of children. “It is important...

Join #HIPGive2Health and Raise Funds for Latino Health Projects

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 - 08:08 Does your organization promote better health outcomes for Latinos in the U.S. or Latin America? Do you have an amazing idea for new or expanded health services, but lack start-up funds to make it a reality? Raise the funds you need to make a difference in your...

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