Univision Features Salud Heroes Can Do Houston


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In the U.S. over 39% of Latino children are overweight or obese, according to Salud America!.

With this in mind Can Do Houston, a nonprofit partnered with Houston ISD and the City of Houston’s Department of Park and Recreation to help kids stay physically active by taking them on a school bus from Briscoe Elementary School to Mason Park.

Recently Univision highlighted their efforts as part of their Semana de la salud and interviewed Dr. Amelie Ramirez, director of Salud America!.

Watch the video here.

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of Latino kids have obesity (compared to 11.7% of white kids)

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