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In 3rd-Largest U.S. City, Living in Certain Neighborhoods Means Worse Health

Friday, March 24, 2017 - 09:11 Latinos in certain Chicago neighborhoods face worse physical and mental health and more food insecurity than nationwide, according to a new report, the Chicago Sun-Times reports . For the report, the Sinai Community Health Survey 2.0 , researchers from the Sinai Urban...

11 Foods Your Mouth Will Thank You for Eating

Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 08:18 SaludToday Guest Blogger Jefferson Dental Care In the mouth of the average Latino adult, you will find eight decayed, filled or missing teeth—but you may not find enough yogurt or leafy greens. Eating vitamin-packed foods, like those, can fight cavities. Putting the...

Have Asthma? Avoid These Foods!

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 09:45 Female doctor applying oxygen treatment on asthma child. Asthma is a serious lung disease that disproportionately affects Latinos – especially children. Numerous factors, including housing situations, economic status, and access to healthcare, weigh heavily on many...

Is Rice Healthy for You?

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 09:05 Most people know that what you eat affects your health. Too much sugar, salt, or fat in a person’s diet can raise their risk for certain diseases. And, for the most part, we all try our best to eat better. Eating healthier can lower the risk for heart disease, stroke,...

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