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Comer Granos Integrales y Menos Granos Refinados Podría Ayudar al Corazón

Comer Granos Integrales y Menos Granos Refinados Podría Ayudar al Corazón

Un estudio encuentra que sustituir el arroz blanco con arroz integral es una forma de reducir un tipo dañino de grasa corporal. Las personas que comen granos integrales en lugar de granos refinados con continue reading »

Race, Income Affect Care for Ear Infections: Study

Race, Income Affect Care for Ear Infections: Study

White kids more likely to get medicine, see specialist, researchers find. Black and Hispanic children with frequent ear infections are less likely to have access to health care than white children, say U.S. researchers. continue reading »

Improving Mothers’ Literacy Skills Could Improve Child’s Performance

Researchers funded by the National Institutes of Health concluded that programs to boost the academic achievement of children from low income neighborhoods might be more successful if they also provided adult literacy education to parents. continue reading »

Mammogram Visit a Good Time to Arrange Colonoscopy

Mammogram Visit a Good Time to Arrange Colonoscopy

More poor, minority women might get colon cancer screening if procedure is set up then, experts say. Colorectal cancer screening among poor minority women could be increased by offering to arrange for the procedure during a mammography visit, a new study suggests. continue reading »

People Less Likely to Buy Junk Food When Paying Cash

People Less Likely to Buy Junk Food When Paying Cash

Credit, debit cards seem to encourage impulsive shopping for unhealthy items, study finds. People are less likely to buy unhealthy foods if they use cash instead of credit or debit cards to pay for groceries, a new study finds. continue reading »

Fatalistic Attitudes May Keep Hispanic Women From Cancer Tests

Fatalistic Attitudes May Keep Hispanic Women From Cancer Tests

Notion that health 'is in God's hands' could help explain low screening rates, study suggests. Fatalism, a belief that life's events are predetermined, may be one reason why Hispanic women have some of the lowest cancer screening rates in the continue reading »

Intervention Improves Outlook in Type 2 Diabetes

Intervention Improves Outlook in Type 2 Diabetes

A program designed to help people with type 2 diabetes lose and keep off extra weight led to improved diabetes control and cardiovascular disease risk factors. The finding suggests that lifestyle changes can have long-term benefits for overweight and obese people with diabetes. continue reading »

Astigmatism More Common in Hispanic Preschoolers

Astigmatism More Common in Hispanic Preschoolers

Young Hispanic children may be more likely to have the vision defect astigmatism than their African-American peers, a new study finds. Astigmatism refers to a distortion in the curvature of the cornea that can blur near and distance vision. continue reading »

U.S. Hispanics Have 1 in 52 Estimated Lifetime Risk of HIV

U.S. Hispanics Have 1 in 52 Estimated Lifetime Risk of HIV

One in 36 Hispanic men and one in 106 Hispanic women in the United States are at risk of being diagnosed with HIV in their lifetime. The overall estimated lifetime risk of HIV diagnosis among Hispanics is one in 52, according to a federal government study released Thursday. continue reading »

Estudio Revela Limitación Servicios de Protección Infantil EEUU

Estudio Revela Limitación Servicios de Protección Infantil EEUU

El sistema de protección infantil de Estados Unidos "sobrevivió a su necesidad" y debería modificarse para incluir otros enfoques de protección de niños en riesgo, afirmó un referente en prevención de lesiones. continue reading »