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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 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 ...
About 1 in 6 children are food insecure. They don’t know where their next meal is coming from. Fortunately, your school can help these students! The new Salud America! “School Food Pantry Action Pack” is a free guide to help school personnel talk to decision-makers, work through logistics, and start a School Food Pantry to ...
About half of U.S. children suffer abuse, poverty, parental incarceration and other traumas. These kids face deep physical and mental scars that impair development, learning, and health. How can schools support and help students dealing with trauma? The new Salud America! “Trauma Sensitive School Action Pack” is a free guide with coaching to help school ...
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Over the past two months, Latinos and all Americans have spoken out against the EPA’s proposal to reduce the waters that…Chemical & Toxic Exposure, Water
Nearly 30,000 public comments, including some from Salud America!, were submitted on Trump’s proposed changes to the Sup…Healthy Food
The California Department of Substance Control (DTSC) received 61 comments, 80% from Salud America! network members, tha…Chemical & Toxic Exposure
One person is injured every 2 minutes and one killed every 2.5 hours on Texas roads. Texas (39.4% Latino) is the eighth-…Transportation & Mobility
The EPA recently proposed a revision of its Waters of the United States rule that intends to roll back clean water initi…Chemical & Toxic Exposure, Water