Children born with a fatty liver are predisposed to chronic metabolic and cardiovascular diseases such as diabetes.
Through direct services and strategic partnerships, MHM has made great strides in positively affecting healthcare outcomes in the Rio Grande Valley.
A plan to create jobs, foster startups, and attract investment in San Antonio’s health care and bioscience industry will start with a focus on two key diseases – Type 2 diabetes and infectious diseases – prevalent in San Antonio.
Implementing policy solutions to discourage over-consumption of sugary drinks will help decrease health hazards associated with consuming too much sugar.
The Mayor’s Fitness Council trains student ambassadors to involve local youth in improving the health of our community by encouraging active living.
One cannot have a serious discussion about diabetes and obesity without addressing sugar consumption broadly and sugary drinks specifically.
Through decreased consumption, soda taxes directly impact obesity and diabetes and generate millions to invest in neighborhoods, schools, and public health.
The results from the County’s latest Community Health Needs Assessment, which will be officially released in full detail by the Bexar County Health Collaborative Tuesday morning, show a jarring trend that’s pervasive across the country – health outcomes continue to be worse for those in low-income communities, especially Hispanics and other minorities.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, a private foundation dedicated to U.S. healthcare, has committed $500 million over the next 10 years to expand efforts in cities across the country to ensure that all children can grow up at a healthy weight.
We all have our favorite foods and other foods that we dislike, but why? How does the taste of foods impact our eating habits and, in turn, our health?