Childhood Obesity http://tpr.org en UTHSC Studies Childhood Obesity Among Latinos http://tpr.org/post/uthsc-studies-childhood-obesity-among-latinos <p>As diabetes and obesity remain at epidemic levels for the Latino community, a study at the UT Health Science Center-San Antonio aims to keep Hispanic children from becoming another member of the statistic pool.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 09 May 2014 15:25:07 +0000 Joey Palacios 31394 at http://tpr.org Are Americans Getting Smarter About Obesity? http://tpr.org/post/are-americans-getting-smarter-about-obesity Transcript <p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: <p>This is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. I'm Michel Martin. Later this hour, we're going to deal with some common holiday dilemmas, such as how to deal with tantrums at the mall, how to deal with people who get a little too cute at a holiday gathering and how to move your spending habits from the naughty to nice column, at least for next year. That's all coming up.<p>But first, another issue that often comes up at holiday time, which is health, especially in the area of excess weight. Tue, 17 Dec 2013 17:06:00 +0000 editor 23704 at http://tpr.org Media Exposure & Spending Power Make Latino Children Top Target In Junk Food Ads http://tpr.org/post/media-exposure-spending-power-make-latino-children-top-target-junk-food-ads <p></p><p>Health experts say food and beverage marketers are aiming their advertising at Latino children, and too much of that advertising is trying to get kids to buy junk food.</p><p>Advertisers are doing little to dispute the fact that they are marketing to Latino kids. They justify the strategy with numbers that show the market segment is growing in population size, media exposure and spending power.</p> Fri, 16 Aug 2013 14:28:06 +0000 Eileen Pace 16762 at http://tpr.org Media Exposure & Spending Power Make Latino Children Top Target In Junk Food Ads The Source: The State Of Investigative Reporting | Kids and the Legislative Session http://tpr.org/post/source-state-investigative-reporting-kids-and-legislative-session <p><strong>In the first segment:</strong></p><p></p> Thu, 20 Jun 2013 16:32:48 +0000 Paul Flahive 13496 at http://tpr.org The Source: The State Of Investigative Reporting | Kids and the Legislative Session