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Rosa Herrera knows how difficult the battle with COVID-19 can be. Two of her daughters were really sick with COVID-19 in October 2020 and were hospitalized during their infections. Herrera herself got sick, too, but had a mild case. “It was really scary. I couldn’t see them and since both of them were hospitalized at ...
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When asked about achievements in her life, Diana Lopez of San Antonio, Texas, didn’t have to think long about her answer…Clinical Trials
Timothy Leech just celebrated his 40th birthday when he got news that changed his life. Timothy was diagnosed with Stage…Clinical Trials
Willie Heard is a man of faith. His faith stood strong even after he got tragic news in September 2013. Heard was diagno…Cancer, Clinical Trials
15-year-old Anna Valdez fidgeted in her chair as her eyes scanned the stethoscope, cotton balls, and other medical suppl…COVID-19, Infection Control
Wanda Montalvo sat at her desk working on paperwork, she could hear nurses and physicians bustling about in the lobby. I…COVID-19, Infection Control
Thirteen-year-old Ricardo Correa sat in the pediatric endocrinologist’s office alongside his mother, listening with fasc…COVID-19, Infection Control
In a modest house in Maryvale, Arizona, a young Latino boy watched wide-eyed as the famous artist, Bob Ross, painted a m…Embracing Immigrants
Leonel Rodriguez got some terrible news in November 2019. Doctors diagnosed Rodriguez, a South Texas resident, with mant…Clinical Trials, Education
For Hispanic Heritage Month, we honor a Latina who dedicated her life to the advancement of Latinos and other disadvanta…Increasing Civic Engagement, Overcoming Harmful Biases
During Hispanic Heritage Month, Salud America! is celebrating Latino trailblazers, historical figures, and inspirational…Education, Overcoming Harmful Biases