McKinley High School hosted the Baton Rouge Healthy Hoops program Aug. 1.

Healthy Hoops is a joint program of AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana, AmeriHealth Caritas Partnership and a coalition of community partners that educates children and their families on how to adopt healthy lifestyles through basketball, screenings and health education presentations.

The program focuses on asthma, one of the most common chronic health problems among children.