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Lance Armstrong Continues LiveSTRONG Outreach to Hispanics Touched by Cancer

Lance Armstrong Continues LiveSTRONG Outreach to Hispanics Touched by Cancer

Joined by San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, Lance Armstrong today made a surprise visit to the San Francisco General Hospital's Avon Comprehensive Breast Care Center. Together they toured the infusion center, where patients were continue reading »

Quick Tips on Caring For Caregivers

Quick Tips on Caring For Caregivers

Many adults, particularly women, are stretched thin between caring for young children, as well as elderly parents. They are among the estimated one-third of 45- to 56-year old women in the nation in this situation — nicknamed the Sandwich Generation continue reading »

Latin American and Asian Youth More Affected by Discrimination Faced in U.S.

Latin American and Asian Youth More Affected by Discrimination Faced in U.S.

Discrimination experienced by U.S. teens from Latin American and Asian backgrounds can affect their grades and health, and is associated with depression, distress and reduced self-esteem, a new study has found. continue reading »

¿Los Niños y los Hombres Necesitan Suplementos de Acido Fólico?

¿Los Niños y los Hombres Necesitan Suplementos de Acido Fólico?

Con la llegada de la suplementación con ácido fólico en ciertos alimentos, son pocos los canadienses que reciben muy poca cantidad de esa vitamina B, según un nuevo estudio que cuestiona la necesidad de que los niños y los hombres reciban folato extra mediante suplementos. continue reading »

La Actividad Física de los Niños Disminuye Con la Edad: Estudio

La Actividad Física de los Niños Disminuye Con la Edad: Estudio

Los niños de 10 años pasan más tiempo sentados y menos tiempo corriendo que cuando tenían 9, reveló un nuevo estudio realizado en Gran Bretaña. La mayoría de los niños reduce la actividad física durante los fines de semana a unos 75 minutos los varones y casi media hora las mujeres. continue reading »

Mexican-Americans More Likely to Suffer Second Stroke

Mexican-Americans More Likely to Suffer Second Stroke

Mexican-American stroke survivors with a heart rhythm disorder called atrial fibrillation are more than twice as likely to suffer a second stroke compared to white patients, a new study finds. It also found that even though these strokes are more likely to be severe among Mexican-Americans, they don't have a greater risk of death after a second stroke. continue reading »

Go Shopping and Help St. Jude, P&G and Target Fight Childhood Cancer

Go Shopping and Help St. Jude, P&G and Target Fight Childhood Cancer

Many of the public’s favorite household brands have joined forces to support the lifesaving work of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®, one of the world’s premier pediatric cancer research centers. From September 19 - 25, Target guests can help St. Jude continue reading »

Alertan Sobre Mercado Negro de Antibióticos en Frontera Sur

Alertan Sobre Mercado Negro de Antibióticos en Frontera Sur

Con la disposición de vender antibióticos sólo con receta médica se logra el efecto esperado, pero en la frontera sur ocurre un fenómeno paralelo referente a un mercado negro de esos productos, lamentó el subsecretario de Salud en el sur del estado, Rafael Alpuche Delgado. continue reading »

Dementia Warning Signs Identified in Type 2 Diabetics: Study

Dementia Warning Signs Identified in Type 2 Diabetics: Study

High blood pressure, slow gait, self-reported bad health might signal decline, researchers say. Three factors linked to cognitive deficits in older adults with type 2 diabetes have been identified in a new study. continue reading »

Chicago Bulls to host “Score One for Your Health”

Chicago Bulls to host “Score One for Your Health”

The Chicago Bulls are hosting a free health screening on October 15, 2010 at the United Center 10am to 2:30pm. Along with the screening, information on diabetes, heart disease, prostate health, and more will be available. continue reading »