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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....

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Know Your HIV Status

Submitted by Edwin Agron on behalf of the African American and Latino Health Coalitions –    In June 1981, the Centers for...

New Zika Vaccine Advances To New Phase of Testing

  Scientists are beginning the second phase of trials of an experimental Zika vaccine. According to a press release by the National...

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Study: Benchmarks for Weight-Management Not Being Met in Latino Kids

By Staff   According to the Medica Research Institute in Minneapolis, benchmarks for weight-management in Latino kids are not being...

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Study Finds Sugary Drinks Pose Greater Health Risk For Latino Children

Compared to the average kid in the U.S., young Latino children consume sugary drinks at an alarmingly high rate rate. In fact, nearly 75%...

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Hispanics Are Suffering from Nationwide Pollution More Than Any Other Demographic

In yet another disappointing survey, air pollution was found to be a risk factor for minorities nationwide. In a federal study completed by...

Latina Women’s Breast Cancer Survival Rate May Depend on Place of Origin

A new study shows that a Latina’s place of origin my actually affect her chances of breast cancer survival. According to Fox News...

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City Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Precedent-Setting Lead Law

By Staff   Rochester celebrated the 10th anniversary of its precedent-setting lead law Sept. 19, with officials from the Coalition to...

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30 Ways to Add Fruits and Vegetables to the Foods You Enjoy

(TriceEdneyWire.com) – Fruits and vegetables provide vitamins, minerals, and fiber that our bodies need to stay healthy. Eating more...