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Early Discipline Tied to Less Use of Drugs, Alcohol in Teens

A program to help correct disruptive behavior at ages 7 to 9 seemed to make a difference through age 17. Correcting disruptive behavior in young children could help prevent t continue reading »

Health Tips for College Freshmen

Advice for freshmen - For many young men and women, college is the first chance to assume responsibility for their own health. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers continue reading »

“Devious Maids” Stars to Participate in Puerto Rican Charity Race for Animals

Cast members of the American television comedy-drama series "Devious Maids" and other U.S. artists will compete Saturday in a charity race to benefit the PetSOS organization, which is working to upgrade an animal shelter in Puerto Rico. continue reading »

Five-Sister Band Las Fenix Now Promoting 6th Album

Las Fenix, a band of five sisters who discovered their singing talent at family gatherings in Texas, are promoting their recently released sixth album in the Regional Mexican genre, a work titled "Heliopolis." continue reading »

High Blood Sugar Levels Tied to Small Increases in Dementia Risk

Elevated blood glucose may harm the brain, even in people without diabetes, researchers say. Elevated blood sugar levels, even among people who don't have diabetes continue reading »

Peru’s First White Tiger Cub to Have Exhibit in Lima Zoo

The Huachipa Zoological Park in Lima plans to put Peru's first white tiger born in captivity on exhibit next week, veterinarian Catalina Hermoza told Efe. continue reading »

MEXICO: Pres. Peña Nieto Resumes Public Activities After Tumor Surgery

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, who underwent surgery last week, resumed his public activities Tuesday as he presided over a small-business event in Mexico City. continue reading »

STUDY: U.S. Troops’ Suicide Risk Tied to Mental Illness, Not Combat

Psychiatric screening would help identify soldiers at greatest risk, experts say. The suicide rate in the U.S. military has risen in recent years, but a large new stu continue reading »

California Doctors, Nurses Headed to Peru to Provide Free Care

Close to 100 California medical professionals and volunteers are going on a humanitarian mission to Huacho, Peru. "We hope to care for between 8,000 and 10,000 people" continue reading »

Spaniard Daniel Galvan’s Moroccan Pardon Revoked, Arrested in Spain

A Spaniard convicted in Morocco of sexually molesting children is in custody in Spain after the Moroccan king revoked the pardon he had granted only last week, sources in the Spanish Interior Ministry told Efe Monday. continue reading »

Teens More Likely to Smoke if Parents Have EVER Smoked

Study also shows influence of older siblings. Teens of a parent who smoked -- even if the mother or father quit before the teen was born -- are more likely to smoke than those whose parents ar continue reading »

STUDY: 1 in 3 American Youths Experience Dating Violence

Problem isn't getting better, expert warns. More than one-third of U.S. teens and young adults say they've suffered abuse during dating and about one-third say they've been perpetrators of abuse, new research finds. About one-quarter say they've been both an abuser and a victim. continue reading »

Congressman Garcia Applauds Passage of Bipartisan Bill Putting Students First

Congressman Joe Garcia (FL-26) issued the following statement subsequent to the passage of a partisan student loan deal that Congress passed yesterday addressing the student loan interest rate hike that took place on July 1st continue reading »

GRAPHIC: Following Bellator 97 Fight, Mike Barreras’ Face a Mess

Though anyone watching "Bellatore 97" Wednesday night saw Bubba Jenkins dominate Mike Barreras in the octagon, an "after" photo of Barreras' face was still gruesome. continue reading »

U.S. Latinas Changing America’s Consumption Landscape

Women are the key factor in the buying power of the Hispanic population, integrating the Latino and American cultures into their decisions, according to a study released Thursday by Nielsen. continue reading »

STUDY:  Latinos and Blacks More Optimistic About U.S. Economy, Their Future

A recent study by The Associated Press and the Center for Public Affairs Research has found that Latinos and African-Americans are more optimistic about the U.S. economy and their own personal economic future. continue reading »

Renewed Push for National Latino American Museum

There is a renewed push for the creation of a National Latino Museum in Washington, D.C. being led by a group of bipartisan Latino legislators that include Florida Senator Marco Rubio, New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez and California Congressman Xavier Becerra. continue reading »

The Unlikely Popularity of K-Pop in Latin America

Just at the U.S.'s "cholo/la culture" is having a major influence over many in Japan, it seems eastern influence has found its way to Latin America. Though K-pop (Korean pop music) has struggled to makes its way to mainstream r continue reading »

2013 2nd Quarter: Mexico Economy Grows 2.5%

Mexico's gross domestic product grew at an annual rate of 2.5 percent in the second quarter of this year, the government said. "The Mexican economy continued in an expansion trend, albeit with less than expected dynamism," continue reading »

Spain’s Princess Cristina Moving to Switzerland for Work, Husband to Remain in Barcelona

Princess Cristina, the younger daughter of Spain's King Juan Carlos, will move to Geneva for work reasons, while her husband will remain in Barcelona pending continue reading »