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Colorectal Cancer Awareness: What You Should Know About Screening

We're all familiar with messages like this one – "men and women aged 50 and older should have regular colorectal cancer screening tests continue reading »

STUDY:  Latinas More Worried About Breast Cancer Recurrence

Race and ethnicity have a significant impact on the amount women with breast cancer worry about recurrence, with less acculturated Latina women being especially susceptible to high levels of worry, according to a study published online March 28 in Cancer. continue reading »

White House Weighing in on Better Benefits, Better Health for Young Adults

A year ago, young adults were one of the most vulnerable groups of Americans in the health insurance market. However, since the Affordable Care Act was signed into law, continue reading »

STUDY:  Laughter, Music May Lower Blood Pressure

Laughter and music not only lift the mood, they might also drop blood pressure among middle-aged adults, a new study suggests. Japanese researchers divided 79 adults, aged 40 to 74, into three groups, studying the effects of one-hour music sessions every two weeks on one group, laughter sessions on another group, and no intervention for the remaining participants (the control group). continue reading »

Moms’ Depression, Anger Stresses Kids

Even very young children can get stressed by depressed parents who display negative emotions toward them, researchers confirm. continue reading »

NIck Jonas on LIving with Diabetes

Teen superstar Nick Jonas may be the picture of health today, but five years ago his body was wasting away. Even at 13, Jonas knew something was wrong. He just didn't know what. continue reading »

In 2010 Approximately 36% of Hispanic-Americans Have Either Diabetes or Pre-Diabetes

A new study conducted by the Institute for Alternative Futures (IAF) identified California, Texas, Florida, New York, Ohio, Illinois, Georgia, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Michigan as “diabetes hot spots,” continue reading »

NIH Announced New Strategic Plan to Combat Diabetes

A new strategic plan to guide diabetes-related research over the next decade was announced today by the National Institutes of Health. continue reading »

DC Bilingual Public Charter School Receives Award for Its ‘Healthier’ Initiative

USDA Under Secretary Kevin Concannon joined representatives from the Office of the State Superintendent of Education to present the HealthierUS School Challenge Gold Award with Distinction to CentroNía's continue reading »

Minority Groups Support Planned Parenthood

In two letters to Congressional leadership sent this week, more than 30 leading medical and public health organizations, including the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists continue reading »

Nat’l Hispanic Medical Assoc. Takes Lead on Health Care Reform Implementation for Hispanics

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Hispanics are now 50 million persons or 18 per cent of the U.S. population, the largest ethnic group in the United States. continue reading »

A Near Majority of Hispanic Adults Do Not Get Recommended Preventive Health Services

Critical gaps exist between older Americans who receive potentially lifesaving preventive services and those who do not, according to a new report from agencies of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. continue reading »

STUDY: Adults with HIV at Increased Risk of Bone Fractures

Adults infected with HIV -- particularly adults between 25 and 54 -- are at increased risk for bone fractures compared to the general population, a new study has found. continue reading »

Take Care of Arthritic Joints

Even everyday activities can strain stiff and inflamed arthritic joints. The Arthritis Foundation offers these suggestions to help tame arthritis stiffness and pain: continue reading »

STUDY: Insecurity in Relationships Binds People to Possessions

People who attach more value to their possessions may be less secure in their personal relationships than those who put less value on material goods, a new study reports. continue reading »

STUDY: Risk of Drug-Resistant Staph Infection in Gym is Low

The risk of being infected with antibiotic-resistant bacteria when using community gyms may not be as high as believed, a new study suggests. continue reading »

Government Report: Health Care Disparities Remain Along Racial and Ethnic Lines

Improvements in health care quality continue to progress at a slow rate – about 2.3 percent a year; however, disparities based on race and ethnicity, socioeconomic status and other factors persist at unacceptably high levels, continue reading »

U.S. Teenage Birth Rate Declines, For Hispanic Teens at Lowest Level Ever

The U.S. birth rate for teenagers in 2009 was the lowest it has ever been in the nearly 70 years for which national data are available. The rate was 39.1 births per 1,000 females aged 15-19 years, 37 percent below the 1991 rate, the most recent peak. continue reading »

Government Report: Health Care Disparities Remain Along Racial and Ethnic Lines

Improvements in health care quality continue to progress at a slow rate – about 2.3 percent a year; however, disparities based on race and ethnicity, socioeconomic status and other factors persist at unacceptably high levels, continue reading »

STUDY: College Kids Often Feel Guilty About Texting in Class

Guilt might be a common side effect of texting while you're in class, but that doesn't stop students from doing it, researchers have found. continue reading »