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6 Health Disparities Women of Color Face and How We Can Address Them

As of 2023, there are 169 million women and 166 million men living in the US. While men and women share many of the same health risks and concerns, women have their own unique challenges, such as reproductive cancers and maternal health, ...
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Percentage of Uninsured Latinos Decreases to 18%
US Latinos and other racial/ethnic minority populations made historic gains in healthcare coverage in the years after the ...
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Tell HHS: Promotoras Are Essential for Public Health and Vaccine Education!
As COVID-19 exposed cracks in our healthcare system and racial/ethnic health inequities, community health workers rose to ...
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Addressing Heart Failure in Latinos with Close the Gap Resources
Heart disease risk is high for U.S. Latinos, data shows. While most Latinos were aware of their cardiovascular risk ...
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The Surprising Level of Material Hardship for Latinos in the ‘COVID Year’
In 2020, COVID-19 shut down the world. People were forced to navigate social isolation, food shortages, business closures, ...
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Grace After Fire: Veterans Group Helps Women Vets Help Themselves
Facing homelessness and battling PTSD, trauma, and disability, US Navy veteran Olivia Zavala Carridine was ...
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Ruling Expands Health Care Coverage to DACA Recipients
Federal regulators recently published a final rule to expand healthcare for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) ...