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COVID-19 continues to disproportionately impact Latinos, killing over 33,000 and hospitalizing many more of our mothers, fathers, children, and grandparents. That is why Salud America! at UT Health San Antonio is launching the “Juntos, We Can Stop COVID-19” digital communication campaign to inform and urge Latino families to take action to help slow the spread ...
Racism is a public health crisis. Decades of racism-infused social, economic, and political systems have led to inequitable communities. These areas face higher burdens of stress, disease, and premature death. Now, amid U.S. protests for racial/ethnic and social justice, city leaders are creating resolutions that declare racism a public health crisis and commit to action. ...
Some kids witness domestic violence or murder. Some see loved ones hurt in accidents. These kids still have to go to class or carry on while school is out for summer or due to a pandemic. They face a burden of stress and trauma that can interfere with their behavior and grades—and schools often aren’t even ...
Medical and health experts agree that being active outside is crucial to maintaining physical and mental health—as long as we keep 6 feet of distance between each other amid coronavirus. But social distancing is hard when so many more people are using sidewalks, trails, and parks. That’s where open streets can help. Open streets, which ...
Wonder what health equity looks like in your community? Select your county name and get a customized Health Equity Report Card from Salud America! at UT Health San Antonio, which shows your area stacks up in housing, transit, poverty, health care, food, and other health equity issues compared to your state and nation. The Health ...
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Some kids witness domestic violence or murder. Some see loved ones hurt in accidents. These kids still have to go to cla…Trauma & ACES
The EPA wants to roll back water protections — again. In 2015, the Obama-era administration enacted the Coal Ash Rule, w…Chemical & Toxic Exposure, Water
Medical and health experts agree that being active outside is crucial to maintaining physical and mental health—as long…Transportation & Mobility
Proposed changes to the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) could bring back redlining, relax affordable housing definition…Housing, Transportation & Mobility
School food nutrition is at risk again. The USDA, which relaxed school nutrition standards in 2018, is proposing two rul…Education, Healthy Food