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City Leader Rey Saldaña Helps At-Risk Latinos Learn to Swim

When he was a kid, Rey Saldaña couldn’t swim. His family couldn’t afford lessons. So Saldaña was a little scared as he and his second-grade classmates walked into a chlorine-smelling aquatic center to learn how to swim as part of ...
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U.S. City to Give Residents $500/Month Income, No Strings Attached
At times, almost all families need a little help with money. Providing that help is the idea behind "universal basic ...
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#SaludTues Tweetchat 1/23: How to Fight Cervical Cancer among Latinas
Latinas have some good trends—and bad trends—when it comes to cervical cancer. The Latina cervical cancer rate ...
CHIP Benefits More than Half of All Kids in 15 States
The importance of quality healthcare is essential to obtaining a better education, achieving sustained professional success, ...
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San Antonio Becomes 1st Texas City to Raise Tobacco Sale Age to 21
The San Antonio City Council voted 9-2 today to approve a measure to raise the tobacco sale age from 18 to 21 within the ...
20 State Profiles on Drinking Water Access and Quality in Schools & Child Care Centers
Access to free drinking water is not a given in schools and child care centers, although it is a key strategy to build ...
#SaludTues Tweetchat 1/16/18: Making Latinos Healthier in 2018
It’s a brand-new year, as 2018 is here! If you are like millions of others across the country, you probably took some time ...