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Study: Latinos Spend More Time Traveling To and Waiting for Medical Care

Tuesday, October 6, 2015 - 09:08 A recent study by the University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine found Latinos and other minorities spend more time traveling to and waiting for medical care, Fox Health reports. For the study, researchers used a sample of 4,000 people who reported their wait times...

Vote: Best Healthy Food/Drink Change

Friday, October 2, 2015 - 14:14 The people behind the nation’s first sugary drink tax in Berkeley, Calif., are among six new Salud Heroes who are up for a vote of best healthy food/drink change. Latino kids NEED more healthy food and drink options—even at the zoo. WATCH and VOTE for your favorite “#...

Webinar 9/30: How to Get Healthier Drinks for Latino Kids

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 15:39 Latino kids consume more sugary drinks than average, part of the reason they’re more likely to be overweight/obese than their peers. What can be done? You’re invited to join a webinar at 2 p.m. ET Wednesday, Sept. 30, to learn about new local and national efforts to...

The Health and Financial Benefits of Giving Up Alcohol

Friday, September 25, 2015 - 09:13 Alcohol consumption among Latinos is lower than in non-Hispanic whites, according to the National Institutes of Health . But, Latinos who drink are more likely to consume higher volumes of alcohol than non-Hispanic Whites. According to doctors taking a break from...

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