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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 »

Acts of Kindness Can Make You Happier

Acts of Kindness Can Make You Happier

Researcher says frequency, variety play a key role. Performing small acts of kindness and gratitude can make people happier, researchers believe, but continue reading »

Hispanic Health:  Number of Latino Cancer Researchers on the Rise

Hispanic Health:  Number of Latino Cancer Researchers on the Rise

According to Salud Today, the number of Latino cancer researchers is starting to grow, thanks to Éxito! Latino Cancer Research Leadership Training, continue reading »

16 Spanish Chefs Fight Child Malnutrition in Latin America

16 Spanish Chefs Fight Child Malnutrition in Latin America

Sixteen famous Spanish chefs plan to cook up a storm on Feb. 11 at a like number of Madrid luxury stores, with the proceeds from the sale of meals going to fight child malnutrition in Latin America. continue reading »

Condoms Don’t Diminish Sexual Pleasure, Study Finds

Condoms Don’t Diminish Sexual Pleasure, Study Finds

Misperceptions can raise risk for STDs, HIV and unintended pregnancy. Try it, you'll like it -- probably more than you think. With or without a condom, Americans find sex very satisfying, continue reading »

Hispanic Health: Latino, Asian Parents Less Like to Seek Mental Health Treatment for Children

Hispanic Health: Latino, Asian Parents Less Like to Seek Mental Health Treatment for Children

Latino and Asian parents are less likely to seek mental health treatment for their children, compared with parents of other races, according to newly published research from Loma Linda University School of Public Health. continue reading »

Got the Flu? Rest First, Exercise Later, Experts Say

Got the Flu? Rest First, Exercise Later, Experts Say

Sick athletes should put off vigorous workouts. Although regular exercise has been linked to a strong immune system, people with flu symptoms, s continue reading »

Latinas Launch ‘Yo Te Apoyo’ Campaign in Honor of Roe v Wade Anniversary

Latinas Launch ‘Yo Te Apoyo’ Campaign in Honor of Roe v Wade Anniversary

In honor of the 40th anniversary of the landmark decision of Roe v. Wade, the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) is launching a first-of-its-kind campaign, continue reading »

Hispanic Health Study: Latinos in U.S. Regardless of Ailment Live Longer

Hispanic Health Study: Latinos in U.S. Regardless of Ailment Live Longer

Confirming the existence of the Hispanic Mortality Paradox, a new analysis of health studies, led by a University of North Texas psychologist shows that the Hispanic-American participants' survival rates continue reading »

Poorer Neighborhoods Often Have Less Safe Playgrounds

Poorer Neighborhoods Often Have Less Safe Playgrounds

Chicago study found many needed simple fixes like adding more wood chips. Most playgrounds are safe for children, but many of them -- particularly those in poorer neighborhoods - continue reading »

Latin America News: City in Brazil Sees Over 9,000 Cases of Dengue Since Beginning of Year

Latin America News: City in Brazil Sees Over 9,000 Cases of Dengue Since Beginning of Year

Municipal authorities in Campo Grande, the capital of the southwestern Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul, on Monday declared a health emergency due to a serious outbreak of dengue fever. continue reading »

Eat Healthy But Cuidado with Superfoods

Eat Healthy But Cuidado with Superfoods

Are you familiar with superfoods? A story in The Guardian this week highlighted an issue that has been popping up in recent years: our “superfoods” are the regular foods of communities in other places. One case in example is quinoa from Bolivia—and how with our increased consumption, there is a negative impact on the communities that produce it. continue reading »

Many Young Americans Plan to Own a Gun, Survey Finds

Many Young Americans Plan to Own a Gun, Survey Finds

Included are depressed, unpopular teens and avid gamers. Many young Americans say they plan to own a gun later in their lives, a new study reveals. This finding suggests a possible reversal of a trend that pointed to continue reading »

48 States Now Report Flu Activity, Elderly Hit Hard

48 States Now Report Flu Activity, Elderly Hit Hard

It's still not too late to get vaccinated, experts say. Forty-eight states are now reporting widespread flu activity, up from 47 last week, and the virus is proving particularly dangero continue reading »

H1N1 Flu Shots are Safe for Pregnant Women

H1N1 Flu Shots are Safe for Pregnant Women

NIH researcher assists in study of Norwegian women - Norwegian pregnant women who received a vaccine against the 2009 H1N1 influenza virus showed no i continue reading »