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Sitting for More Than 10 Hours Linked to Heart Disease

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 09:27 If you seat for too long, 10+ hours to be exact, you may be at risk for heart disease—a condition that affects millions of Latinos in the U.S., according to a new study by UT Southwestern Medical Center, Univision reports. For their research investigators studied 700,...

CDC Guidance Update: Any Kind of Sex Can Spread Zika

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 10:53 The latest Zika guidance update from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warns Latinos and U.S. residents that all kinds of sex can spread the Zika virus, TechTimes reports. According to the new update, “all other couples in which a partner (male or...

Brain Games Could Lower Alzheimer’s Risk

Monday, July 25, 2016 - 10:45 Alzheimer’s Disease, a type of dementia that causes “problems with memory, thinking and behavior” affects more Latinos than Whites and other ethnic groups, but according to researchers playing brain games may delay the development of this disease and dementia in...

Calorie Counts Will Be Part of Beer Labels

Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 11:51 Do you know how many calories are in an ice cold beer? Soon, you’ll have the answer right in front of you. The National Beer Institute recently announced that all breweries will soon begin labeling their beers with number of calories per serving, Yahoo News reports. “...

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