Monday, June 26, 2017

Latino Obesity

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Tell FDA: Support Menu Labeling to Help Latino Families!

The FDA recently delayed menu labeling in restaurants by a year, and may weaken how calories are labeled, according to the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI). You have a limited time—until July...
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Awards for Our Ongoing Push for Latino Health Solutions!

We feel a special motivation to communicate on this blog and on social media to spotlight the causes of unhealthy weight and disease among Latino families. That way, we can help pave way for culturally...

What is Health Equity and How Can We Achieve It?

Health equity can be a hard-to-understand concept. A new report has a clear, simple definition: "Health equity means that everyone has a fair and just opportunity to be healthier." Achieving health equity means removing obstacles to health. Obstacles...
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Salud America! and Univision Partner to Promote Healthy Changes for Families

We believe in grassroots changes that help families have healthy lives. That's why we at SaludToday and Salud America! at UT Health San Antonio are proud to partner with Univision for a campaign to promote...
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Study: Latino Kids Less Likely to Get CPR from Parents, Bystanders

Latino and black children are less likely to get CPR with breaths, which lowers their survival chances, according to a new study, American Heart Association News reports. Study leaders examined records of 3,900 kids who...
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Three Amazing Ways to Save the Summer for Kids!

Summertime means fun time for kids. Well...it's supposed to. For Latino kids, it can also lessen already minimal opportunities to get healthy food or access safe places to play, according to Salud America! research. That's why we...
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Community Members + Researchers = Increased Latino Well-Being

Uniting the Latino community together with university researchers will—in theory—increase the well-being of this at-risk population. That's the idea behind the new Latinx Community-University Research Coalition of Indiana. The coalition seeks to bring together Indiana University-Purdue...
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Walking Toward Equity

By Emilie Bahr America Walks The car was once seen in this country as the ultimate vehicle of freedom. It was a symbol of unfettered access and mobility that could take an occupant wherever he or she...

SaludToday Wins International Marketing and Communications Awards

We at SaludToday care about improving Latino health. That’s why we're excited to announce we have won three Communicator Awards for our efforts to promote awareness of and solutions to Latino health issues! 2017 Communicator...
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Do Apps Like Instagram Hurt or Help Mental Health among Latinos?

So many people share their lives on social media every day. Instagram has 500 million active monthly users worldwide, including 1 in 3 Latinos. Facebook has nearly 2 billion active monthly users. But questions remain about...

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