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Is the ‘Modern Neighborhood’ a Root Cause of American Obesity?

SaludToday Is the “modern neighborhood” a root cause of the U.S. obesity epidemic? Check out this new video featuring Dr. James Sallis, a psychology professor at San Diego State University, who works to change how U.S. residential areas are designed and constructed by emphasizing pedestrian access and public parks and de-emphasizing the need for cars

Son of Mexican immigrants graduates as college Valedictorian on his way to a Harvard PhD

By Carlo Alaimo CSI Today Irvin Ibarguen, College of Staten Island Valedictorian for 2012, is the first CSI undergraduate to be admitted into Harvard University’s prestigious PhD History program. Irvin, a senior History major with The Verrazano School honors program, began his college career as a Marketing major. When asked why he made the switch

TV Novela Series Teaches Importance of Safe Medication Use

SaludToday! The ¡Nunca Más! Novela Health Series seeks to educate Latinas and their families about the importance of safe medication use. The series, launched in October 2011 by the Office of Women’s Health at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, provides consumers and community leaders with access to four video novelas and free health materials

A few words about Love Thy Neighbor, Mexico: Getting American drug users to connect their usage with violence in Mexico

By Slyvia Longmire Mexico’s Drug War A little over a year ago (maybe more, maybe less…my memory is like a sieve), I was asked to serve on the Board of Advisers for an organization out of Stanford University called Love Thy Neighbor, Mexico. In a nutshell, their goal is to educate people between the ages