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The Dire Impact of Childhood Obesity on Mental Health

You probably know obesity is bad for a child's health. But did you know obesity takes a toll on children's minds, too? An overweight or obese child has three times the risk for depression in adulthood as a normal-weight child. Risk ...
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Better Drink? Water vs. Milk in School Lunches
Many American kids eat two out of three meals at school. Schools must offer healthy food and drinks, especially for ...
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San Antonio Coalition Wants to Raise Smoking Age to 21
For the first time in decades, overall tobacco use increased among high school students. This could have a big impact on ...
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A Cultural Way to Get Latino Kids Interested in Health Careers
The U.S. Latino population has grown 243% since 1980. But the number of Latino doctors dropped 22%, a study found. That's ...
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More Firepower: Bill Gates Joins Fight against Alzheimer’s
Did you know that someone in the United States develops Alzheimer's every 66 seconds? Multi-billionaire philanthropist ...
#SaludTues Tweetchat 11/21: Fighting Holiday Stress the Healthy Way
The holiday season is in full swing, and stress levels are up. How can we work together to turn the holiday season into a ...
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New Website Seeks to Promote Healthy Food Access & Health Equity
Having easy access to healthy food can drastically change the way we eat. So it's alarming that Latinos neighborhoods ...