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You and Your Health

Is Facebook Making You Unhappy?

Is Facebook Making You Unhappy?

Life satisfaction dropped as use increased among young adults, study found. Despite all the virtual socializing and "liking" involved, using Facebook is actually associated wit continue reading »

Health Tips for College Freshmen

Health Tips for College Freshmen

Advice for freshmen - For many young men and women, college is the first chance to assume responsibility for their own health. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers continue reading »

U.S. Cyclospora Outbreak Linked to Farm in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

U.S. Cyclospora Outbreak Linked to Farm in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has tied the recent outbreak of cyclospora to the Taylor Farm in Mexico; tying them to tainted packaged leafy greens distributed to Olive Garden and Red Lobster restaurants in two states. continue reading »

CDC-Funded Effort Educates Hispanics on Breast, Colorectal Cancer

CDC-Funded Effort Educates Hispanics on Breast, Colorectal Cancer

Prevention, early detection of cancer key to improving survival rates - Of all the cancers, breast cancer is the primary killer of Latino women in the U.S., while colorectal cancer continue reading »

Texas Lawmakers Pass Strict Abortion Bill in Senate

Texas Lawmakers Pass Strict Abortion Bill in Senate

The Texas Senate has passed a bill tightening restictions on abortion following three weeks of protests by activists and groups defending a woman's right to choose. continue reading »

Demi Lovato, CAST Recovery Create Lovato Treatment Scholarship Fund for Mental Illness

Demi Lovato, CAST Recovery Create Lovato Treatment Scholarship Fund for Mental Illness

Demi Lovato has partnered with CAST Recovery to create The Lovato Treatment Scholarship in honor of her dad, Patrick Lovato, who passed away in part due to untreated mental health and addiction issues. continue reading »

Minority Children’s Asthma Linked to Air Pollution

Minority Children’s Asthma Linked to Air Pollution

A research team led by UC San Francisco scientists has found that exposure in infancy to nitrogen dioxide (NO2), a component of motor vehicle air pollution, is strongly linked with later development of childhood asthma among African Americans and Latinos. continue reading »

REPORT: Latino LGBT Youth Face Different Challenges

REPORT: Latino LGBT Youth Face Different Challenges

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) youth who identify as Latino face greater rejection from their communities and schools than their non-LGBT Latino counterparts, according to a new report on LGBT continue reading »

Juanes Joins Lifebeat for National HIV Testing Day (VIDEO)

Juanes Joins Lifebeat for National HIV Testing Day (VIDEO)

Monday, the People en EspaƱol website premiered Juanes' PSA to raise awareness for National HIV Testing Day, which is June 27. continue reading »

Venezuela’s Latest Diet Fad, the Tongue Patch

Venezuela’s Latest Diet Fad, the Tongue Patch

Weight loss fads are everywhere and utilize almost everything; from prancing around like a horse to eating just tuna fish and pineapple, people will try just about anything to lose weight. continue reading »