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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Studies: Obesity Increases Breast Cancer Risk in Latina, Black Women

Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 07:30 Two new studies provide compelling evidence that obesity increases the risk of the most common type of postmenopausal breast cancer among both black and Hispanic women, EMaxHealth reports . The studies, which are being unveiled at the American Institute for Cancer...

How to Support the Growing Number of Latino Farm/Ranch Operators

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 07:43 The number of Latino farm and ranch operators increased 21% in the past five years. This good news because it highlights the vibrant, diverse agricultural future as it the system deals with two significant challenges: “an increased demand for production to feed the...

Study: Alcoholism a Problem among Recently Immigrated Hispanic Youth

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 08:21 Adapting to life in the United States causes high levels of stress in Hispanic immigrant youth, who frequently turn to alcohol, according to a new study . The study, published in the Journal of Youth and Adolescence and reported by Voxxi News , indicates that recently...

Tweet with #SaludTues 10/28/14: What All Latinos Need to Know about Mental Health

Monday, October 27, 2014 - 10:13 More than 16% of Latino adults experienced a mental illness during the previous year, and communities of color are more likely to lack access to care to meet their behavioral health needs. This makes mental health awareness important in Latino communities. Let’s tweet...

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