A Welcome Addition to OC’s Most Park-Poor Neighborhood

A Welcome Addition to OC’s Most Park-Poor Neighborhood

Posted: Wednesday, June 5, 2013, 12:29 pm | Updated: 8:19 am, Thu Jun 6, 2013. By TRACY WOOD It’s the most park-poor ZIP code in Orange County, but in one tiny corner of 92701 in Santa Ana this week, hundreds of neighborhood children finally climbed a jungle gym, shot...
Latinos And The Obesity Epidemic

Latinos And The Obesity Epidemic

Read the original story on the Latino USA website here. Obesity is the second leading cause of preventable deaths in the US after cigarette smoking. Latinos are especially hard hit, developing diabetes and other obesity-related health problems at high rates. Reporter...

Weight program bears fruit for O.C. teen

Published: May 8, 2012 Updated: May 15, 2012 11:05 a.m. For more about the Orange County influence in “The Weight of the Nation” documentary, click here. Within the span of a year, Angel Hernandez went from eating McDonald’s McSkillets to cooking a healthy breakfast...
HBO obesity documentary features O.C. Latino health advocate

HBO obesity documentary features O.C. Latino health advocate

Published: May 8, 2012 Updated: May 9, 2012 9:17 a.m. The toll an overweight society pays is large, especially for children. For a look at an Orange County teen who lost weight thanks to this program, click here By COURTNEY PERKES / THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER In an...

We’re in the Los Angeles Times

The following article appeared in the Los Angeles Times on January 2, 2012: LATINO HEALTH ACCESS IS A CHARITY BUILT ON MOXIE AND MASA By Anna Gorman, Los Angeles Times January 2, 2012 Soon after America Bracho started a health nonprofit in Santa Ana 18 years ago, a...