Innovation in Preventing Latino Cervical Cancer, Obesity & More
Find the latest in Latino health—from fighting Latina cervical cancer to innovative ways to tackle Latino childhood obesity—in the new E-newsletter from the Institute for Health Promotion Research (IHPR) at The UT Health Science Center at San Antonio.
The IHPR E-newsletter has these stories:
- Story and Video: Preventing Cervical Cancer in South Texas (Pg 1)
- Story: How an “Exercise Avoider” Became an “Exercise Promoter” (Pg 2)
- Story: The Importance of Latino Biospecimens (Pg 2)
- Story: 20 Studies Tackle Latino Childhood Obesity (Pg 3)
- Story: Who is Promotora of the Year? (Pg 4)
- Videos: “Feeding Minds” Series Addresses Hunger, Obesity in Texas (Pg 6)
The E-newsletter is jam-packed with even more info on the latest local and national health disparities-related news, resources and events.
The IHPR, led by health disparities research expert Dr. Amelie G. Ramirez, investigates the causes and solutions to the unequal impact of cancer and chronic disease among certain populations, including Latinos, in San Antonio, South Texas and the nation. The IHPR, founded in 2006, uses evidence-guided research, training and community outreach to improve the health of those at a disadvantage due to race/ethnicity or social determinants, such as education or income.
- Video: A Latina’s Brave Fight Against Breast Cancer
- Latina Researcher Spotlights Global Cancer Prevention Research
- Study: 70% of California Latino Kids Eat Fast Food Regularly
- Study: Toddler Obesity Risk Highest in Hispanics, Native Americans
- Junk Food Marketing’s Contribution to Latino Childhood Obesity
- Report: ‘Food Stamp Diet’ is Making South Texans Obese, But Leaving Them Hungry
- Latino Health in Focus: Surviving Cancer, Reducing Obesity
- ‘Breast Friends Forever’: A Unique Support Group for Young Women with Breast Cancer
- Now En Español: 6 Videos on Latino Childhood Obesity Solutions
- Webinar 11/12/13: How to Build a Program to Help Latinas Deal with Breast Cancer Issues