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Hispanic Health News

March 2013 Archives

Doctors Believe Child in Mississippi Cured of HIV

Doctors Believe Child in Mississippi Cured of HIV

A U.S. medical team said that it managed to cure a baby born with the virus that causes AIDS, an historic first that could open a new chapter in the treatment of HIV-positive children. continue reading »

1 in 4 Breast Cancer Diagnoses May Spur PTSD

1 in 4 Breast Cancer Diagnoses May Spur PTSD

Women who are younger, black or Asian at highest risk for short-term symptoms of stress disorder. Nearly one in four breast cancer patients has symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder continue reading »

Resilient Personality May Bring Better Aerobic Health

Resilient Personality May Bring Better Aerobic Health

But nicer doesn't necessarily equal healthier, research contends. If you have a resilient personality -- if you handle tough situations better or snap back well after a setback -- you're more likely to have better aerobi continue reading »

STUDY:  ‘Sexting’ is Not as Prevalent Amongst Latino Youth Compared to Other Minority Youths

STUDY:  ‘Sexting’ is Not as Prevalent Amongst Latino Youth Compared to Other Minority Youths

A new study on the relatively new and popular x-rated way of communicating known as “sexting” appears not to be as popular among Latino youth. continue reading »

When Kids Exercise More, Their Grades Might Rise Too

When Kids Exercise More, Their Grades Might Rise Too

Study of young students questions value of phasing out PE in public schools. One key to better grades in the classroom may lie in the gym or on the playground, a new study finds. continue reading »