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Salud Talks Podcast Episode 11: “Homogenizing Hollywood”


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How often do you see Latinos and people of color on the big screen? Kerry Valderrama, president of Alamo City Studios, joins Salud Talks to discuss how his company is creating a culture in which all people can tell their stories through art and film. Check out this discussion on the #SaludTalks Podcast, Episode 11, "Homogenizing Hollywood"! WHAT: A #SaludTalks discussion on auto-dependence and how that reliance impacts everyone GUEST: Kerry Valderrama, president of Alamo City Studios WHERE: Available wherever fine podcasts are downloaded, including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, SoundCloud, Tune In, and others WHEN: The episode went live at 9:00 a.m., Nov. 20, 2019 In this episode, we explored questions such as: Why does cultural representation in art and ...

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Salud Talks Podcast Episode 10: “Streets Found Wanting”


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When was the last time you didn't use your car to get around? A lack of transportation options and safe streets make it too difficult for too many Americans to not use personal vehicles, according to Ian Thomas, the State and Local Program Director of America Walks. Check out this discussion on the #SaludTalks Podcast, Episode 10, "Streets Found Wanting"! WHAT: A #SaludTalks discussion on auto-dependence and how that reliance impacts everyone GUESTS: Ian Thomas, the State and Local Program Director of America Walks WHERE: Available wherever fine podcasts are downloaded, including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, SoundCloud, Tune In, and others WHEN: The episode went live at 8:30 a.m., Nov. 13, 2019 In this episode, we explored questions such as: Why is it that ...

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Salud Talks Podcast Episode Nine: “An Endangered Community”


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Is your town quickly becoming unlivable? That's the case for Jose Luis Ortiz, a farmer and an environmental activist with the Los Jardines Institute. He describes how, despite what some might think, climate change is already destroying his home. Check out this discussion on the #SaludTalks Podcast, Episode Nine, "An Endangered Community"! WHAT: A #SaludTalks discussion on the current, real-time impacts of climate change GUESTS: Jose Luis Ortiz, an environmental activist with the Los Jardines Institute WHERE: Available wherever fine podcasts are downloaded, including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, SoundCloud, Tune In, and others WHEN: The episode went live at 11 a.m., Nov. 6, 2019 In this episode, we explored questions such as: How is the climate crisis impacting ...

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Salud Talks Podcast Episode Eight: “Healing Generational Wounds”


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Too many American families struggle with cancer. That’s why the American Cancer Society is fighting for less cancer incidence and greater awareness. Kyle Deleon, Texas Grassroots Manager with the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network, joins Salud Talks to share his personal journey and what his organization is doing to reach that goal. Check out this discussion on the #SaludTalks Podcast, Episode Eight, "Healing Generational Wounds"! WHAT: A #SaludTalks discussion on cancer incidence and awareness GUESTS: Kyle DeLeon, Texas Grassroots Manager with the American Cancer Society’s Cancer Action Network WHERE: Available wherever fine podcasts are downloaded, including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, SoundCloud, Tune In, and others WHEN: The episode went live at ...

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Salud Talks Podcast Episode Seven: “Public Health’s Wonder Woman”


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Who is your hero? Well, Salud Talks’ is Dr. Amelie G. Ramirez, the director of Salud America! and it's home, the Institute for Health Promotion Research in the Department of Population Health Sciences at UT Health San Antonio. Despite being one of the busiest people in this field, Dr. Ramirez joins us for a discussion on public health, the Latino community, and why both topics influence everyone. Check out this discussion on the #SaludTalks Podcast, Episode Seven, "Public Health's Wonder Woman"! WHAT: A #SaludTalks discussion on public health and the Latino community GUESTS: Dr. Amelie G. Ramirez, director of Salud America! and it's home, the Institute for Health Promotion Research at UT Health San Antonio WHERE: Available wherever fine podcasts are downloaded, ...

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Salud Talks Podcast Episode Six: “Equity in Kindness”



Kindness, empathy, and compassion are all things most can agree are good for the world. Yet, how are people practicing these virtues in everyday life? Dante Jones, the founder of San Antonio’s Roll Models SATX program, joins Salud Talks to discuss how we all can treat each other better. Check out this discussion on the #SaludTalks Podcast, Episode Six, "Equity in Kindness"! WHAT: A #SaludTalks discussion on how we treat each other GUESTS: Dante Jones, the founder of San Antonio’s Roll Models SATX youth-mentorship program WHERE: Available wherever fine podcasts are downloaded, including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, SoundCloud, Tune In, and others WHEN: The episode went live at 6 a.m., Oct. 9, 2019 In this episode, we explored questions such as: Why is ...

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Salud Talks Podcast Episode Four: “Drinking Problems”


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Is the water coming from your tap safe? Research shows that millions of Americans face harmful exposure every day — from chemicals in public water. Patty Lovera, assistant director of Food and Water Watch, and Michelle O’Leary, member of the New York Water Project, join Salud Talks to discuss toxic substances in municipal water supplies. Check out this discussion on the #SaludTalks Podcast, Episode Four, "Drinking Problems"! WHAT: A #SaludTalks discussion on how we understand health and information GUESTS: Patty Lovera, assistant director of Food and Water Watch, and Michelle O’Leary, member of the New York Water Project WHERE: Available wherever fine podcasts are downloaded, including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, SoundCloud, Tune In, and others. WHEN: The ...

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Salud Talks Podcast Episode Three: “Thinking About Learning”



How do you understand information? David Castillo, a writer and avid learner, joins Salud Talks to discuss the way people learn as well as process information — through the lens of sports-health. Check out Castillo's discussion on the #SaludTalks Podcast, Episode Three, "Thinking About Learning"! WHAT: A #SaludTalks discussion on how we understand health and information GUESTS: David Castillo, a writer for Vox Media and SB Nation WHERE: Available wherever fine podcasts are downloaded, including Apple Podcasts, Spotify, SoundCloud, Tune In, and others. WHEN: The episode went live at 6 a.m., Sept. 18, 2019. In this episode, we explored questions such as: How can sports give us an understanding of health culture? What are the ways in which we truly learn? ...

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