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New Healthy Policies
Will Nacor (left) of San Francisco picks up his selection after making a purchase from a vending machine at the SFMTA customer service center on Monday, January 11, 2015 in San Francisco, Calif. (Photo Source: SFGate)
No junk food here, SF takes a turn for healthier vending

Supervisor Mark Farrell announced a new legislation , written with help from the American Heart Association, to ban sugary … Read More


To Help You Make a Change
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Toronto works on banning unhealthy food advertising for kids

Marketing to kids has been a long debated topic as cartoon characters,  TV shows and smartphone game apps have been shown … Read More

Salud Heroes

Follow the Steps of Change-makers
Volunteers help harvest fruit trees in their neighborhood. (Photo source: San Antonio Fruit Tree Project website.
Harvesting the Neighborhood for Fresh Fruit

Two architecture and urban planning graduate students from the University of Texas San Antonio (UTSA) recognized good fruit … 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.

Policies, comments, external links, and contributed stories and images are not affiliated with Salud America!, RWJF, or The UT Health Science Center at San Antonio, nor do they necessarily reflect the views of or endorsement by these organizations.

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