Right now we're in the midst of National Hispanic Heritage Month, a time for us to celebrate our culture's rich sense of community, music, art and flavor. As with any culture, so much of our history and sense of togetherness centers on our food.
Two years ago, we fought for and achieved a law that stood to make health care better for those who already had coverage and provide affordable insurance for the millions who did not. The naysayers have yet to produce a better solution
Although Latinos represent nearly 17 percent of the overall population, the Census Bureau reports Hispanics are glaringly underrepresented in healthcare fields making up only two percent of nurses, just over three percent of pharmacists, and under four percent of physicians.