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Family Meals Keep Kids Slimmer, Healthier, Study Finds

Eating together also reduces likelihood of eating disorders, researchers say. Eating meals with their families helps keep kids slimmer and healthier, a new study finds. continue reading »

Health Tip: Talk to Your Doctor About the Nicotine Patch

Especially if you have any of these problems. While the nicotine patch can be an effective method to help some people quit smoking and improve their health, it may not be the best smoking cessation tool for everyone. continue reading »

Study Finds Surgeons With Higher Proportions of Hispanic Patients Less Happy at Work

A study submitted to the Annals of Surgery suggests that surgeons “treating a large proportion of Hispanic patients were significantly less likely to be satisfied with their careers.” continue reading »

May is Asthma Awareness Month

Asthma is one of the most common lifelong chronic diseases. There are about 25 million Americans living with asthma. The disease affects the lungs, causing repeated episodes of wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, and coughing. continue reading »

Health Tip: Stay Inside When Spring Allergens Are at a Peak

Suggestions to ease seasonal allergies. Seasonal allergies can cause itchy, watery eyes, nasal congestion and sneezing. The University of Maryland Medical Center continue reading »

HITN Expands Health Education and Awareness Programming

Hispanic Information & Telecommunications Network, Inc. (HITN), President and CEO Jose Luis Rodriguez today announced a cancer awareness and education initiative in partnership with the National Cancer Institute continue reading »

Fewer Med Students Training as Primary-Care Doctors: Study

Shrinking number of general internists a 'pending crisis,' researcher says. As researchers warn of a serious shortage of primary-care physicians, a new study finds the percentage of medical students who want to go into general internal medicine has dropped sharply over the past two decades. continue reading »

Actress Adamari Lopez in Evanston for Breast Cancer Awareness

Sam’s Club and General Mills host a Breast Cancer Awareness event at the grand reopening of the Evanston location Friday, May 6, at 5 p.m. Hispanic superstar and breast cancer survivor Adamari Lopez will be on hand to meet with fans and sign autographs. continue reading »

Over 180 Nations Take Part in International Immunization Drive

Some 180 countries and territories are for the first time carrying out simultaneous United Nations-backed immunization campaigns this week, targeting diseases such as influenza, measles, polio and tetanus. continue reading »

Some TV Fans ‘Distressed’ Without Favorite Shows: Study

Researchers say the findings show how important media is in the lives of many. Some college students felt real distress when their favorite television shows went into reruns during the TV writers' strike of 2007-2008, a new report suggests. continue reading »

Immunize to Protect Your Baby Against Disease

Immunization is one of the best ways parents can protect their infants and young children from potentially serious diseases. Check to see if your child is up to date on immunizations. continue reading »

Smoke-Free Laws Moving Ahead in U.S.

Government report finds half the states have enacted restrictions in workplaces, bars and restaurants. Smoking bans in workplaces, restaurants and bars across the United States are now in place continue reading »

Student Bullying Linked to Family Violence: CDC

Report finds bullies, victims and bully-victims face dangers outside of school. Student bullies, their victims and bully-victims -- those who are victimized and also engage in bullying continue reading »

U.S. Parents Want Kids More Active During School Day: Poll

A third think elementary schools should devote more time to PE, survey finds. A new poll finds that almost all parents of young children believe it's important for elementary school kids to get exercise during each school day. continue reading »

Mexican American Children in CA Exposed to 2nd Highest Amount of Flame Retardant Chemicals

A new study has revealed that Mexican-American school children in California are contaminated with up to seven times more flame retardants (also called PBDEs) than children in Mexico and their own mothers. continue reading »

Experimental Test May Warn of Premature Births

It identifies proteins in blood, but it's not foolproof. Researchers have developed a blood test that they say could help physicians predict whether pregnant women will deliver their babies prematurely. continue reading »

Los cirujanos que tienen resaca cometen más errores, según un estudio

En cirugías simuladas, estudiantes y expertos que bebieron excesivamente la noche anterior tuvieron peor desempeño. Los cirujanos que beben en exceso la noche anterior a la cirugía tienen más probabilidades de cometer errores al día siguiente, incluso hasta las cuatro de la tarde, según un experimento novedoso descrito en un estudio irlandés reciente. continue reading »

Hispanics Comfortable With, Rely More on Homepathic Medicine, But at What Cost?

Health professionals in Las Vegas are growing more concerned as a number of Hispanics are trusting their health to people not licensed as U.S. doctors. When hearing of deaths at the hands of unlicensed medical practitioners, continue reading »

Alzheimer’s Cases Could Double With New Guidelines: Expert

Although progression to dementia isn't inevitable, mild cognitive impairment now classified as Alzheimer's. The first new guidelines in 27 years for the diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease continue reading »

Health Tip: Some Foods and Drinks That Trigger Heartburn

Here's what to avoid. If you're prone to the painful burn of heartburn, don't just pop an antacid -- watch what you eat to avoid getting heartburn in the first place. continue reading »