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Race Tied to Risk for Arthritis in Large Joints

Blacks have a higher rate of multiple, large-joint osteoarthritis and knee osteoarthritis than whites do, a new study finds. Osteoarthritis is a painful chronic disease caused by a loss of cartilage in the joints. continue reading »

Suicide Rates Vary by Region: CDC

Younger Americans, women more likely to think about taking their lives. There's a suicide every 15 minutes in the United States, and for every person who takes his or her own life there are many more who think about, plan or attempt suicide, according to a federal report released Thursday. continue reading »

Obese, Asthmatic Kids Need Special Care Under Anesthesia

Studies find obese children have twice as many respiratory complications, need less anesthetic. Obese children need special attention when they undergo anesthesia, two new studies suggest. continue reading »

Health Tip: Feeling the Effects of Air Pollution

Here's how you may be affected. Pollutants in the air from vehicles, factories and machines can harm your health, especially if you're more sensitive to them. The American Academy of Family Physicians says air pollution may cause: continue reading »

Katrina’s Aftermath: Failed Pregnancies for IVF Moms Nationwide

Stress linked to the disaster is probable culprit, researchers say. Hurricane Katrina's devastating effects six years ago appear to have extended beyond the Gulf Coast, with miscarriages and premature births among continue reading »

Health Tip: Make Calorie-Sparing Substitutions

Swap fattening foods for lighter fare. You don't have to make big changes to your diet to see noticeable results. The American Dietetic Association suggests these small ways to trim those calories: continue reading »

National Latino AIDS Awareness Day 2011 Promotes AIDS Awareness & HIV Testing Nationwide

Community based organizations, elected officials, community leaders, health departments, Health and Human Services Regions, health educators, advocates and people living with HIV/AIDS call on the importance of HIV testing and the urgent need to respond to the growing HIV/AIDS continue reading »

National Latino AIDS Awareness Day 2011 Promotes AIDS Awareness & HIV Testing Nationwide

Latinos/Hispanics testing late for HIV represents a major challenge. Community based organizations, elected officials, community leaders, health departments, Health and Human Services Regions, health educators, advocates and people living with HIV/AIDS call on the importance of HIV testing and the urgent need to respond to the growing HIV/AIDS continue reading »

Susan G. Komen for the Cure® Launches Major Outreach to Improve Breast Cancer Outcomes in Latinas

Telenovela Actress Angelica Maria and Actress-Singer Daughter Angelica Vale to Serve as Spokeswomen for Lazos que Perduran. Susan G. Komen for the Cure®, the world's leading breast cancer organization, today launched a major new outreach to dramatically improve cancer screening, education and outreach in the Latina community, where breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer death. continue reading »

Health Tip: Choose a Day-care Provider Carefully

There are many questions to ask and numerous options to consider when choosing a day-care provider. The American Academy of Pediatrics suggests these questions continue reading »

Number of U.S. Kids Injured on Halloween Is Scary

Children at 4 times the risk of being hit by a car on Oct. 31 than any other night, experts warn. Children are four times more likely to be hit by a car on Halloween night than on any other night of the year continue reading »

Joy & Eve Behar Launch Bilingual Heart Health Guide Inspired By Heart Attack Survivors, Caregivers

The Behars, the makers of Bayer® Aspirin and WomenHeart offer a woman's guide to living with heart disease and launch a grassroots campaign to empower women to become their own advocates and make heart health a priority continue reading »

Chronic Myeloid Leukemia–Expert Information About Diagnosis and Treatment

A Live Telephone/Web Education Program Offering Live Spanish Interpretation Featuring International CML Expert Michael J. Mauro, MD. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is committed to bringing the most current information about blood cancers to all patients continue reading »

Everyday Stigma May Take Toll on Lesbians, Gays

Stress results from daily exposure to inequality, not just traumatic crimes or abuse, study shows. The stigma and inequalities that lesbian, gay and bisexual people face on a daily basis can increase their stress level and affect their well-being, according to a new study. continue reading »

It’s Time to Talk: More Than One-Third of Americans Have Never Discussed Domestic Violence

New Allstate Foundation campaign sparks conversation during Domestic Violence Awareness Month; new symbol makes starting the conversation easier continue reading »

Community-Wide Effort May Help Tame Troubled Teens

Towns using 'Communities That Care' system saw decrease in vandalism, theft, study finds. continue reading »

Scientists Spot New Clues to HIV-Linked Dementia

Distinct types of the virus hide out in cerebrospinal fluid, research shows. Researchers have identified two genetically distinct types of HIV in the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) of patients with HIV-associated dementia. continue reading »

Television Star Ana Maria Polo Holds Court in a New ‘Stand Up to Cancer’ PSA (VIDEO)

Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) is proud to announce that renowned Hispanic television star Ana Maria Polo, host of the popular Telemundo show “Caso Cerrado,” will appear in continue reading »

Be Cautious When Using Novelty Makeup at Halloween

Painting your face can be a big part of the fun on Halloween and lots of other special occasions. Most of the time people do this without a problem, but not always. Here are some pointers to help keep your fun from leaving you with a rash, swollen eyelids, or other grief. continue reading »

A Silent Killer: Tobacco Use Has a Deadly Toll Among Hispanics

For One Young Woman, Honoring Hispanic Heritage Means Fighting Tobacco Within the Community. Twenty-five year old Anna Luzania knows first-hand the effects of tobacco in the Hispanic Community. As a student at California State University continue reading »