Cancer rates have been on a consistent decline due to advances in technology and medicine, but liver cancer rates remain on the rise, having tripled in the United States since 1980.
Childhood trauma leaves lifelong wounds as children don’t automatically overcome these issues when they turn 18.
The bottom line is we must take action to create a culture of health where Latino and all families can live, learn, work, and play better.
Did you know San Antonio is the first city in the U.S. to conduct a citywide scavenger hunt for free health, wellness, and physical activity events?
For San Antonio to be at its healthiest, its residents need and deserve safe places to move more and sit less.
San Antonio is more dangerous for pedestrians now than in recent years, and many other largely Latino communities are in the same condition, according to a new report.
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.
Latino infants are twice as likely as non-Latino babies to be fed sugary drinks, and by age 2, three out of four Latino kids have had a sugary drink.
The access to and purchases of affordable healthy foods tends to improve when healthy food offerings are expanded and promoted in underserved communities.