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The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) is proud to commemorate January as Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. Jessica González-Rojas, executive director of NLIRH, issued the following statement: continue reading »
Latinas and other women of color played an historic role in last night’s election, helping President Obama secure key wins in swing states like Ohio, Virginia, Nevada and Colorado. While media analysts are noting the significant women’s vote, in fact Latina and women of color voters provided the winning margin: Seventy-six percent of Latinas and 96 percent of black women voted for Obama. Interestingly, only 65 percent of male Latinos voted for Obama, reflecting the national gender gap. continue reading »
Hundreds of people protested in downtown Madrid Saturday against a measure that will leave undocumented immigrants without access to free health care, saying the decision by Spain's governing Popular Party amounts to "health apartheid." continue reading »
Pressure ulcers, commonly called bed sores, are wounds that develop on the skin from staying in one position without shifting your weight. People who have just had surgery and aren't able to get out of bed, for e continue reading »
White kids more likely to get medicine, see specialist, researchers find. Black and Hispanic children with frequent ear infections are less likely to have access to health care than white children, say U.S. researchers. continue reading »