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New Healthy Policies
Teenagers Help Erase School Lunch Debt

It cannot be emphasized enough: kids need to eat healthy, nutritious meals in order for them to succeed academically. There … Read More


To Help You Make a Change
Latino Health ACEs adverse
TED Talk: How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across a Lifetime

Childhood trauma increases risk for seven out of 10 leading causes of death in the US. Abuse, neglect and poverty can … Read More

Salud Heroes

Follow the Steps of Change-makers
Every Little Step Counts for Latino Child Physical and Mental Health

In Arizona, 1 in 10 people have diabetes. Yolanda Konopken of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul knows this first hand. Her … 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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