Thursday 22 February 2018
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Category: Editorial, Health

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Hypothermia: Protect children, pets and yourself from the cold temperatures

Op/Ed By Edy Toribio Rosenfeld, RN BSN –   (Spanish Version Follows/Versión en español adjunta) - Cold temperatures can cause...


Monroe County Urges Residents to Prepare for Extreme Winter Weather

By Staff-   Monroe County is urging residents to prepare for the extreme winter weather expected to impact the area this weekend....

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Hurricane Maria Drug Shortage In Puerto Rico Threatens Premature Babies

Drug shortages in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria are now threatening the lives of premature babies. Months after Hurricane Maria brought...


Advances In Latinx Health Coverage May Decline During Enrollment Period

Hispanic and Latinx Americans may get left behind during the next enrollment period for health insurance. According to USA Today, the Trump...

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IDSA Issues Public Health Warning For Puerto Rico

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) has issued a public health warning for the island of Puerto Rico. According to the...


Congressional Hispanic Caucus Is ‘Alarmed’ At Lack Of Progress On Obamacare Latino Outreach

In Washington, the Congressional Hispanic Caucus has demanded a conference with Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price to discuss...


Healthi Kids to Host “PlayROCs Your Neighborhood 2017″ Event

By Staff –   The Healthi Kids Coalition, an initiative of Common Ground Health, has announced its city-wide, “PlayROCs...

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Little Visibility or Help for Aging Latinos With HIV

In the words of ACT UP’s Gran Fury, “Women don’t get AIDS, they just die from it.” But women weren’t the only...


Colombia Is Now Racking Up Debt To Care for Sick and Injured Venezuelans

The health crisis in Venezuela is spilling over the border to Colombia. More specifically, the border town of Cucuta, Colombia is...

Diagnosis, Follow-Up Treatments For Zika Virus Still Uncertain For Most Women

The Zika virus continues to be a major threat to women in and outside of the U.S., as a top government expert announced earlier this week....