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Eggs-plaining the Facts for National Egg Month!

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 - 09:20 Eggs are sometimes called “nature’s miracle food.” The are found in nearly every culture’s diet around the world, and for good reason. Eggs are versatile to cook with. They are high in protein and nutrients, one of the few food sources of Vitamin D, and pretty tasty!...

Dr. Lyft: Free Rides Help Patients Make It to Medical Appointments

Monday, May 15, 2017 - 06:00 Latinos often face hurdles like language, culture, and cost to get proper healthcare, which contributes to heavier disease burdens and health inequities. Transportation is another big hurdle to healthcare access. In fact, 3.6 million patients miss medial appointments...

Life Expectancy for Latinos Differs by 20 Years in Some US Counties

Friday, May 12, 2017 - 06:00 Fact: Where you greatly impacts how healthy you will be. Lifespans differs by as much as 20 years at birth between the longest- and shortest-rated counties United States, revealing massive health inequities in different parts of the country, according to a new study,...

Bilingual Video: Why Water Is Critical to Good Oral Health

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 09:22 Good oral health is essential for kids and their overall health. For Latino kids though, it’s not always so simple. Most kids have their first dental visit by age 7. For Latinos , their first visit is closer to age 16! While lack of dental insurance is most often the...

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