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Latino Health Disparities: Improving, But More Needs to be Done

Friday, April 29, 2016 - 10:06 The latest annual report on the nation’s health by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows Latinos are living longer than whites and blacks and health disparities are narrowing. Despite the latest improvements in health disparities, Latinos still have...

SaludToday Wins International Marketing and Communications Award

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 15:51 Spreading the word about how to improve Latino health is a dire need. That’s why we at the Institute for Health Promotion Research (IHPR) at The UT Health Science Center at San Antonio created our SaludToday blog and social media campaign. We recently won four silver...

Hearing Impairment Linked to Diabetes

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 - 09:38 New research suggests type 2 diabetes—a condition that severely affects Latinos in the U.S.—may cause hearing impairment, according to researchers at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center, HealthAim reports. According to the researchers, there’s “compelling evidence” that...

La Organización Mundial de la Salud le declara la guerra a la diabetes

Monday, April 25, 2016 - 14:15 En todo el mundo, 1,5 millones de personas mueren cada año por causa de la diabetes de acuerdo a cifras de la Organización Mundial de la Salud. En los Estados Unidos, la diabetes es la 7ª causa de muerte y el 12,8% de los latinos en Estados Unidos padece de ella. “La...

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