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Changes

New Healthy Policies
Lynn Gilbert, left, Lizzy Marquis, 9, Tina Marquis, and J Dominique Olivera wait outside the Boulder Municipal Building before delivering 9,417 campaign signatures calling for taxes on sugary drinks. (Devi Chung / For The Camera)
Update: Colorado Have The Signatures To Get Soda Taxes On The Ballot

Recently, the coalition Healthy Boulder Kids set forth language for a sugary drink excise tax. The tax would be a measure … Read More

Resources

To Help You Make a Change
Girl drinking from drinking fountain in park.
New Song On Soda

The popular song lyrics found on soda cans and in soda marketing are not the only song being sung. A new song from … Read More

Salud Heroes

Follow the Steps of Change-makers
Gabriela Medina works as a promotora, or health educator, teaching her neighbors that the water is a safe, healthy option in the Westwood area in southwest Denver. (Photo source: http://bit.ly/1nPa3aX)
Water Promoter Inspires Neighborhood

In the neighborhood of Westwood, in Denver, Colo. (79.36%), the pure, fresh mountain tap water is not only the best option … 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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