News: Latino Childhood Obesity


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JacobDo Latino children perceive their weight accurately?

How is a Latino sixth-grader (at left) spreading the word about health?

What did a surgeon general and ex-NBA player say about Latino childhood obesity at our recent scientific summit?

Find answers in the Salud America! Fall 2009 E-Newsletter.

Salud America! The RWJF Research Network to Prevent Obesity Among Latino Children is a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. The network is directed by the Institute for Health Promotion Research at The UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, which developed SaludToday. To sign up to receive Salud America! E-newsletters, go here.

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of Latino kids have obesity (compared to 11.7% of white kids)

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