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health of Latino children

Improving the Health of Latino Children

By Shirley Archer-Eichenberger, JD, MA / August 9, 2021

Researchers designed a successful 3-year lifestyle program to increase the overall health of Latino children in low-income neighborhoods.

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Moderate Activity to Avoid Hypertension

By Sarah Kolvas / June 25, 2021

If young adults want to prevent hypertension later in life, they may need to do more moderate activity every week, according to a study.

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Food insecurity among white and Black Americans

More Americans Experiencing Food Insecurity

By Matthew Kadey, MS, RD / March 8, 2021

The number of Americans experiencing food insecurity jumped more than twofold in recent years, increasing from 8.7% during 1999–2000 to 18.2% in 2015–2016.

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Black women's health

Black Women Less Likely to Meet Activity Guidelines

By Shirley Archer-Eichenberger, JD, MA / January 11, 2021

Findings from the Black Women’s Health Study show that African American women have a life expectancy 2.7 years shorter than Caucasian American women.

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