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Smoking in Your Own Home Can Now Get You Arrested in Honduras

In Honduras, a new smoking law took effect on Monday that allows family members to call the police on those that smoke in the house. The new law bans smoking in almost all closed public and private place continue reading »

Mexican Americans at Increasing Risk for Deadly Strokes

In 2010, 26,000 Mexican-Americans in the U.S. suffered a stroke but experts predict that rate count increase by 350 percent by 2050. The American Stroke Association at its international conference this week continue reading »

Mexican Americans at Increasing Risk for Deadly Strokes

In 2010, 26,000 Mexican-Americans in the U.S. suffered a stroke but experts predict that rate count increase by 350 percent by 2050. continue reading »

RESEARCH: Psychopaths’ Lack of Empathy Mimics Brain injury

People who have suffered a frontal brain injury have been known to have difficulty showing empathy, and new research shows that people diagnosed as psychopathic also have the same emotional deficiency. continue reading »

Older Patients May Get Lower Quality Care at Trauma Centers

When patients in all age groups were grouped together, 14 centers were rated as high performers, with lower than expected rates of death. When young and elderly patients were looked at separately, continue reading »

H1N1 Vaccination Rates Lower for Hispanics and Related Hospitalization Rates Higher

H1N1 flu hospitalization rates for African-Americans, Hispanics, and American Indian/Alaska Natives were nearly two to one higher than rates for Whites during the 2009-2010 flu season, according to a new report, Fighting Flu Fatigue,from the Trust for America's Health (TFAH). At the same time, both H1N1 and seasonal flu vaccination rates were lower for African Americans and Hispanics than for Whites. continue reading »