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Second-Chance Romance Might Not Bring Happiness

Ex-partners should stay that way, new study suggests. Contrary to fairy tale-like depictions in movies and books, reuniting with a former romantic partner is unlikely to make you happy, a new study shows. continue reading »

Many Women Having a Heart Attack Don’t Have Chest Pain

Misinterpreting symptoms may be a reason why women face higher in-hospital death rates, researchers say. Two out of five women having a heart attack continue reading »

U.S. Ethnic Dental Groups to Host First-Ever Joint Annual Convention

Three of the nation's premier dental organizations for ethnic minorities will join forces and cultures for the first time to host a historic joint annual convention July 20-24, 2012, in Boca Raton, Florida. The organizations are the continue reading »

Nurses Wanted: Largest Women’s Health Study Seeks 100,000 Nurses

Nurses' Health Study recruits "next generation". From the dangers of tobacco and trans fats to the benefits of physical activity and whole grains, much of what we know about health today is continue reading »

US Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Aetna Team Up to Offer Affordable Health Coverage to Millions

United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC), the nation's premier voice for Hispanic business in America, has teamed up with Aetna to provide affordable, high quality health coverage to its members. continue reading »

Univision’s Hispanic Patient Study Identifies Gaps in Awareness,Information to Diagnosis,Adherenen

Univision Communications, Inc. the leading media company serving Hispanic America, today revealed the results of its new Hispanic Patient Journey research, continue reading »

Everything You Need to Know About Vaccines

Vaccines are for people of all ages, not just children and seniors. Keeping up with vaccines is not always easy, particularly if you live in a household with family members of different ages. Vaccination needs can also change quickly if there's an outburst of a disease. continue reading »

Jon Secada: We Have to be Aware of Our Health

Grammy winner Jon Secada has joined a campaign to make Hispanics more aware of chronic hepatitis C, a condition that contributed to the death of his father. continue reading »

Health Tip: Offer Healthy Breakfast Choices

Doughnuts and pastries may be delicious breakfast treats, but they're probably loaded with fat and sugar. The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers these healthier breakfast choices: continue reading »

Love is Respect: February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month

The following post appears courtesy of Susan B. Carbon, Director of the Office on Violence Against Women (OVW). Regardless of the day or month, many teens – including college students continue reading »

FDA Thinks Shortage of Cancer Drug for Kids Can Be Averted

Supplies of methotrexate, used to treat acute lymphoblastic leukemia, down to 2 weeks, doctors say. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Tuesday that it was cautiously optimistic that a feared shortage of a life-saving drug continue reading »

STUDY:  Mexican-American Kids Add Pounds as They Lose Native Eating Habits

A study shows that Mexican-American youth gain pounds as they move away from the dietary habits of their native country continue reading »

Exercise a Defense Against Dementia: Study

Odds of dying from brain deterioration were less for physically fit individuals. Here's another reason to get into shape: Physical activity may reduce the risk of dementia-related death, according to a new study. continue reading »

Beauty Products and Cancer: Know the Facts

Have you dyed or relaxed your hair? Do you put on lipstick before you head out to work? Do you paint your nails? Many Hispanic women have a beauty routine or beauty products that they regularly use. continue reading »

Unidentified Sickness Continues to Make Ill and Kill Many in Central America

Scientists and doctors have spent the past 12 years trying to get ahead of a disease that has thus far remained unidentified, while continuing to make sick and even kill a number of people in Central America. continue reading »

More Than 4 Million Americans Have New Knees

More than 4 million Americans now live with an artificial knee, and increasing numbers of younger patients are undergoing knee replacement surgery, new research reveals. continue reading »

STUDY:  The Pros and Cons of Home vs Hospital Birth

Babies whose mothers choose to deliver at home are at higher risk of complications after birth, including low Apgar scores and seizures, a new study finds. continue reading »

Latinas Risk for Preterm Birth Rises the Longer They Live in U.S.

The longer Hispanic women live in the United States, the more likely they are to have a preterm birth, a new study says. continue reading »

Strutting the Catwalk in Red, Stars Promote ‘The Heart Truth’

Annual Red Dress fashion show highlights the leading threat to women's health, heart disease. The star power gathered on the runway was impressive and so were the red-hot designer frocks, all on display at the 10th annual continue reading »

4 New Genes Linked to Type 2 Diabetes

Analysis looked at a variety of ethnic groups. Four new genes associated with type 2 diabetes have been identified by researchers, who also pinpointed six independent diabetes-associ continue reading »