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5 Perfect Tips to Stay Healthy for Dia de los Muertos, Holiday Season

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 08:23 Halloween and Dia de los Muertos are a few days away. Thanksgiving and Christmas after. Yup, holiday season is upon us. That’s why, as holiday parties and performances stack up on busy calendars, pediatrician Diana Bojorquez of Kaiser Permanente has five big tips to...

Which Latinos Are at Highest Risk of Diabetes and Obesity? Puerto Ricans? Mexicans? Cubans?

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 08:13 Research has long shown that U.S. Latinos face higher rates of diabetes and obesity. But are there differences among Mexicans? Cubans? Puerto Ricans? The Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL), the first long-term study to look exclusively at the...

Making Awesome Changes: Tips for a Health Revolution

Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 07:08 How can busy families stay healthy? Dr. Amelie Ramirez Dr. Amelie Ramirez, a San Antonio health expert and leader of SaludToday, said it’s going to take individual and systemic change. For systems, that means more local farmer’s markets. Healthier cafeteria food. More...

Food Fight: Cookbook Aims to Prevent Cancer with Unique Recipes

Monday, October 10, 2016 - 07:58 The food you eat influences your cancer risk. The new Rx Cookbook: Cancer-Fighting Recipes, Restaurants & Markets aims to help people reduce their cancer risk with recipes based on an anti-inflammatory diet, developed by a chef and researchers at the University of...

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