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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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Abigail Rubio, like all medical students, started her journey to be a doctor with an oath. In the traditional Hippocrati…Education, Overcoming Harmful Biases
Gregory Aune was 16 when he was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. Aune spent a year enduring grueling treatment, losing…Cancer, Latino Cancer
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When it comes to triple negative breast cancer, Ricki Fairley is a veteran on the battlefield. “I am a 10-year survivo…Cancer, Clinical Trials
As a teenager, Hilda Ramirez saw how the educational system did not support Latino students, limiting their chances for…Education, Increasing Civic Engagement
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Dr. Mirella Díaz-Santos has a personal fight to end Alzheimer’s Disease. Her grandmother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s…Dementia, Overcoming Harmful Biases