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Thursday, October 27th, 2016

Latino Boomers Report Having Positive Outlook on Health

*The trick is don’t sweat pequeñeces. (that and tequila). VL By Business Wire (4 minute read) A new survey of Hispanic Baby Boomers conducted by health and well-being company Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) revealed that despite notable barriers, many Hispanics age 55 or over have a positive outlook on their health and are strongly motivated

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

Focus on the majority leaves key research on minority populations untouched

*This is the problem: “Latinos and other minority groups are hardly researched, producing less information about how each of their respective cultures influence their health and overall well-being.” VL By Khadija Saifullah, The Daily Texan (2.5 minute read)  Most...

Thursday, October 6th, 2016

Latinos in America Are Far More Likely Than the Average Citizen to Breathe Polluted Air

*This is a top issue for U.S. Latinos – 1.8 million Latinos live within a half-mile of oil and gas facilities. But there’s been no mention of it from the presidential candidate’s stumps. VL By Jennifer Velez,...

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

Tuesday’s numbers

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco The Latino daily subscribers get a daily dose of Latino numbers – about the economy, education, health, census, immigration –  in their inbox as part of their daily Latino morning brief. Here’s a...

Monday, December 9th, 2013

Latina Sex Sterotypes

By Latino USA For Latina women it can often seem like there are only two types of representation they see in the media. They’re either sexy and “spicy” or religious and family oriented. But is that really...

Friday, November 15th, 2013

Latinas struggle from Texas family-planning clinics cuts

By Hope Gillette, Saludify Approximately 25 percent of state-funded family-planning clinics in Texas’s Lower Rio Grande Valley closed after funding was cut in 2011, leaving a number of women, particularly Latinas in low-income counties, without access to...

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Hispanics Overcoming Barriers to Elders’ End-of-Life Care

By Gerardo Fernandez, Alianza Metropolitan News/New America Media SAN JOSE, Calif.–Maria Lacayo’s mother was diagnosed with dementia 13 years ago, and soon after with Alzheimer’s. Since then, Maria has taken care of her Mom nonstop, every day, at their...

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

Young Latinos Are Feeling the Positive Effects of the Affordable Care Act

By Jose Aristimuno, Latinovations If you’ve ever shopped for health insurance, you know that the prices for adequate health care, whether for an individual or a family, are unreachable. In the past, insurance companies charged you an...

Friday, September 27th, 2013

Obamacare Spanish-Language Enrollment Website Delayed Until Mid-October

By Fox News Latino In another delay for the Affordable Care Act, White House officials quietly told Hispanic groups on Wednesday that the Spanish-language version of the healthcare.gov website will not be ready to handle online enrollments...

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

What are curanderos in Hispanic cultures?

By Hope Gillette, Saludify Despite the push to visit Western doctors, receive preventative care and become knowledgeable about common ailments in the community, many Hispanics living in the United States still prefer the advice and remedies obtained from...

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

LATISM13 conference: harnessing social media to improve Latinos’ lives

By Maria Camila Bernal, NBCLatino In less than five years, Latinos in Social Media (LATISM) has been able to unite thousands of Latinos in the nation in hopes of helping advance their social, civic and economic status. Over the years,...

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

The Trouble With Enrolling In The Affordable Care Act

By Jude Joffe-Block, Kate Sheehy, Tristan Ahtone, Fronteras Across the Southwest, groups are canvassing neighborhoods to inform uninsured people about how to sign up for coverage under Obama’s Affordable Care Act beginning Oct. 1. But getting the message across is...

Monday, September 9th, 2013

Latino Health Workers Bridge Clinics and Community

By Callie Shanafelt, New America Media Elizabeth Luciano sits in her small office looking compassionately at the young mother complaining of stomach pain. She was undocumented and had no health insurance. They met at a community event a...

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

Fight Leukemia and Lymphoma, It’s one click away

By Leyla Fletcher, Arenas Entertainment For 25 years, Arenas has been a leader in Hollywood because of our passion for combining entertainment with our Latino culture. We also have a deep passion for giving back to the...

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