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Bacon, Hot Dogs, Nutella: Are Your Fave Foods a Cancer Risk?

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 08:21 In the past few years, some foods beloved by Latinos and many other Americans have come under fire by scientific studies for their link to increased cancer risk. Even Nutella. Palm oil, a key ingredient in Nutella, a popular hazelnut and chocolate spread, may...

The Big Toll Alcohol Is Taking on Your Heart

Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 08:50 More than 10 million Americans, including higher rates of Latinos, excessively drink alcohol to the point it negatively impacts their lives. Now, new research links alcohol abuse to a big cause of death: heart disease. Abusing alcohol increases the likelihood of...

Latino Pedestrians in Greater Danger across America

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 09:09 Metro areas are more dangerous for pedestrians, especially Latinos and other minorities, than in previous years, according to a new study. The study, Dangerous By Design 2016 by Smart Growth America, found that pedestrians of color, older adults, and low-income metro...

Latino-Led Advocates Sue Coca-Cola for Deceptive Marketing

Friday, January 6, 2017 - 08:32 The Praxis Project, an California advocacy group led by Latino advocate Xavier Morales, filed a legal complaint against Coca-Cola and the American Beverage Association for deceptive marketing practices that push sugary drinks to communities of color. The legal...

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