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U.S. News & World Report: Schools and obesity in Latino kids

January 25, 2016

Exercise and healthy nutrition can be hard to come by at U.S. schools that serve mainly Hispanic students, according to a new report. Read the full story at U.S. News & World Report


Medical Xpress: Schools must do more to combat obesity among Hispanic kids

January 25, 2016

Exercise and healthy nutrition can be hard to come by at U.S. schools that serve mainly Hispanic students, according to a new report.  This increases kids’ risk of obesity, researchers say. Read the full story at Medical Xpress


Philly.com: Schools must do more to combat obesity among Hispanic kids

January 25, 2016

Exercise and healthy nutrition can be hard to come by at U.S. schools that serve mainly Hispanic students, according to a new report. Read the full story at Philly.com


KFGO Radio: Smoking cessation pill no better than nicotine patches or lozenges

January 25, 2016

Smoking cessation pills aren’t any better than nicotine patches or lozenges at helping people successfully quit, a U.S. study suggests. Read the full story at KFGO Radio


Latin Post: More Latino children obese by age 5

January 25, 2016

New research suggested that more Latino kids will become obese by the time they reach 5 years old compared to white children. Some of the identified causative factors include maternal obesity, reduced exclusive breastfeeding and workplace and childcare …


KTSA Radio: HPV vaccine debate resumes

January 25, 2016

Remember all of the debate over whether or not your kids should be vaccinated against HPV?  That conversation may be starting again, with the UT Health Science Center in San Antonio joining a national call for all children and young adults to get the v …


NowCast SA: Physicians prepare for Zika virus outbreak

January 25, 2016

Although there are no confirmed cases of Zika virus originating in the continental United States, local health care professionals are preparing for potential cases originating from travel to affected areas outside the United States, and possible local …


News 4: Local doctors preparing for Zika virus outbreak

January 25, 2016

The World Health Organization issued a new warning about the Zika virus Thursday, saying it’s now “spreading explosively” though the western hemisphere and putting millions at risk. Watch video clip at News 4


WOAI Radio: Local doctors prepping for Zika virus

January 25, 2016

Even though no locally originated cases of the scary Zika Virus have been found in Texas, local doctors are rapidly ramping up to treat Zika when it does arrive, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports. Read the full story at WOAI Radio


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Texas Public Radio: Physicians prepare for Zika virus

January 25, 2016

There are no confirmed cases of Zika virus originating in the United States, but local healthcare professionals are preparing for potential cases originating from travel to affected areas.


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