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Changes

New Healthy Policies
Young participant of iCook, showing off her home-cooked meal. (Source: South Dakota State University).
Connecting Healthy Food, Activity & Health With Family Time

Meeting monthly challenges, such as trying a seasonal vegetable or doing a yoga pose, were all part of a research project … Read More

Resources

To Help You Make a Change
Save the Date for the 21st Annual International Meeting of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine.
Source: http://www.bfmed.org/
Workshop Proposal: 21st Annual International Meeting of the Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine

The Academy of Breastfeeding Medicine is accepting workshop proposals for the 21st Annual International Meeting, October 13-… Read More

Salud Heroes

Follow the Steps of Change-makers
Two local San Antonio mom’s enjoy the comfortable and informative environment at Baby Café San Antonio. 
Source: Norma Sifuentes, SAMHD WIC.
Baby Café Opens to Bring ‘Breastfeeding’ Peer Counselors to San Antonio Mothers

Breastfeeding duration rates are low in San Antonio, Texas, and are associated adverse health outcomes including obesity, … Read More


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Salud America! is a national online network of researchers, community group leaders, decision-makers, and members of the public working together to support healthy policy and environmental changes that can help reverse obesity among Latino children.

The network, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, is a project of the Institute for Health Promotion Research (IHPR) at The UT Health Science Center at San Antonio.

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