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The Upstream Effect: Support Families, Prevent Child Maltreatment

No money. No quality childcare. No social or legal support. These big stressors plague low-income parents, and can spur domestic strife and child maltreatment, hampering a child’s early and future development. Fortunately, Project ...
Are Household Cleaners Making Kids Overweight?
Latino kids are already at a big disadvantage to achieve a healthy weight. They lack opportunities to engage in physical ...
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Residents Unite to Prevent Private Road from Cutting off a Trail
As an avid cyclist, Brian Pearson loved riding the new $8 million hike-and-bike trail in his town of Fall River, Mass. (8% ...
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Study: Lacking Sleep, Pregnant Latinas Face More Gestational Diabetes
We know that U.S. Latinas are 2-4 more likely to get gestational diabetes during pregnancy than non-Latinas, which is a ...
More Latinos need to participate in clinical trials
New Texas Institute Aims to Boost Latino Health, Enrollment in Clinical Trials
Latinos often mistrust of doctors and scientists. In turn, they don't seek preventive healthcare or join helpful clinical ...
Councilmember Rey Saldaña checks his phone to locate his current route on the bus Source Scott Ball Rivard Report
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One Man’s Drive to Get Buses Moving in San Antonio
A few years ago, San Antonio City Council member Rey Saldaña tried his own transportation experiment. He ditched his car ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 9/25: Latinos & Diabetes Prevention
Over 1 in 2 Latinos are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes at some point in their lifetime. The good news is that type ...