Latest Approach to Prevent Childhood Obesity in Latino Communities, Study Finds


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In the March issues of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, new studies from Salud America! The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Research Network to Prevent Obesity Among Latino Children delivers promising reports to suppress childhood obesity within the Latino community.

Salud America!, a team of analysts and advocates, reveals how families, educational institutions and communities can take preventive steps to control Latino childhood obesity.

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