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Environmental Health Disparities: Hispanic/Latino American Children and Asthma

Environmental Health Disparities: Hispanic/Latino American Children and Asthma

This fact sheet focuses on relationship between environment and asthma among Hispanic children. This fact sheet also provides important actions that can be taken to protect all children. continue reading »

Late Lunch May Mean Less Weight Loss

Late Lunch May Mean Less Weight Loss

Spanish study suggests that having midday meal before 3 p.m. might help dieters. People who like to eat lunch late in the afternoon may have more trouble shedding pounds than tho continue reading »

Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Wear Red Day with ‘Find Your Red’ Shopping Parties

Celebrate 10th Anniversary of Wear Red Day with ‘Find Your Red’ Shopping Parties

In commemoration of National Wear Red Day, the American Heart Association, Macy's and Siempre Mujer are celebrating together with Find Your Red shopping parties at Macy's stores, w continue reading »

Taco Bell Pulls Commericial After Some Complain it Mocks Veggies (VIDEO)

Taco Bell Pulls Commericial After Some Complain it Mocks Veggies (VIDEO)

Taco Bell recently pulled an ad after some complained it mocked vegetables and the people who bring them to parties. The ad was to promote the fast food restaurant's 12-taco variety pack continue reading »

Do TV Liquor Ads Drive Kids to Drink?

Do TV Liquor Ads Drive Kids to Drink?

Discussing advertising's persuasiveness may help blunt its effects, experts say. Seeing beer and liquor ads on TV may promote drinking as early as seventh grade and lead to continue reading »

First-Ever Guidelines Issued for Treating Type 2 Diabetes in Kids

First-Ever Guidelines Issued for Treating Type 2 Diabetes in Kids

Experts say rising obesity makes condition much more common in children. Until recently, pediatricians have mostly had to deal with type 1 diabetes continue reading »

Flu Still at Epidemic Levels: CDC

Flu Still at Epidemic Levels: CDC

Children and seniors especially vulnerable; infections declining in some regions. While flu activity remains high across the United States, there are signs that the number of infections continue reading »

Study: Very Obese Teens See Heart Gains From Weight-Loss Surgery

Study: Very Obese Teens See Heart Gains From Weight-Loss Surgery

In this age group, procedure is about health only, not appearance, expert says. Weight-loss surgery in extremely obese teens helps reverse heart abnormalitie continue reading »

HISPANIC HEALTH: Minority Student’s Grades Do Not Suffer Compared to Others When They Work

HISPANIC HEALTH: Minority Student’s Grades Do Not Suffer Compared to Others When They Work

African-American and Hispanic students may be less likely than non-Hispanic white students to hold a job during the school year, but when they do, they tend to work somewhat longer hours and seem less likely to see their grades suffer continue reading »

Vaccinating Kids Against Common Gut Bug Helps Shield Adults Too: Study

Vaccinating Kids Against Common Gut Bug Helps Shield Adults Too: Study

Rotavirus infection causes severe gastrointestinal symptoms and can be deadly. A new study finds that vaccinating children against rotavirus may also help protect unvaccinated continue reading »