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Latinos Health

Health Has to Be a Bigger Part of the Conversation

Zach Fishbain | Posted 07.01.2014 | Latino Voices
Zach Fishbain

If empowering our community is as important as so many of us say it is, then we have to recognize that our upward mobility is closely tied to our ability to keep ourselves healthy. If you're not going to stay strong for yourself, how can you expect to stay strong for those that depend on you?

Let's Move On and Implement Health Care Reform

Rep. Tony Cardenas | Posted 07.15.2013 | Politics
Rep. Tony Cardenas

For many Latino families, there is no more important issue than access to quality, affordable health care. How can Republicans say they are interested in addressing the needs of the Latino community when they seek to repeal a law that would greatly benefit Latinos?

Poor Health Literacy Among Latinos Puts Them At Increased Risks

VOXXI | Hope Gillette | Posted 02.11.2013 | Latino Voices

Poor health literacy among Latinos, especially in the realm of antibiotic therapy, may be linked to an increase in antimicrobial resistance among thei...

Latest Findings Confirm Latinos Live Longer

VOXXI | Hope Gillette | Posted 01.24.2013 | Latino Voices

New research headed up by John Ruiz, Ph.D., assistant professor at the University of North Texas, Department of Psychology, supports the existence of ...

Why Latinos Need Culturally Relevant Mental Health Care

VOXXI | Hope Gillette | Posted 01.09.2013 | Latino Voices

With approximately 39.9 million immigrants in the United States, the American Psychological Association (APA) indicates mental health services are, an...

Hispanic Children Most At Risk For Acute Leukemia

Voxxi | Posted 12.14.2012 | Latino Voices

Hispanic children are the most at risk for acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) when compared to any other racial or ethnic group in the United States. ...

Diabetes Takes A Toll On Latinos

Posted 11.14.2011 | Latino Voices

A new report shows that diabetes, a disease which has hit the Latino community especially hard, has turned into a staggering global epidemic affecting...

Latino Churches Increasingly Unite Healthcare With Spiritual Salvation

Posted 11.26.2011 | Latino Voices

An increasing number of Latino churches are using their influence in the community to save lives by uniting health with spiritual salvation. Latino...