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You and Your Health

March 2013 Archives

STUDY: Hispanic-Americans Coffee Consumption Driving Growth

STUDY: Hispanic-Americans Coffee Consumption Driving Growth

Overall coffee consumption jumped by five percentage points this year, driven in great part by Hispanic-American coffee consumption patterns, according to the NCA National Coffee Drinking Trends (NCDT) market research study. continue reading »

How Healthy Is Your County?

How Healthy Is Your County?

People living in the least healthy areas of U.S. twice as likely to die early, report says. Rates of premature death in counties across the United States are the lowest in 20 years, but pe continue reading »

Phones, Texting May Be as Dangerous as Alcohol for Drivers

Phones, Texting May Be as Dangerous as Alcohol for Drivers

Small study found distracted driving performance similar to being legally drunk. Hands-free phone conversations or texting while driving are as dangerous as getting behind the wheel after having too much to drink, a small new study finds. continue reading »

Check Out Salma Hayek at the Photo Shot for the New ‘got milk?’ Ad (VIDEO)

Check Out Salma Hayek at the Photo Shot for the New ‘got milk?’ Ad (VIDEO)

"Protein Makes Perfect', that's the message in Salma Hayek's latest 'got milk?' campaign ad. See what happened with Salma on the set of her latest ad and learn why her family starts every day with milk's po continue reading »

Report Details Steps to Boost Patient Safety

Report Details Steps to Boost Patient Safety

Leadership is needed for change to occur, experts say. Experts estimate that many tens of thousands of people in the United States die each ye continue reading »

Secretary Kerry To Honor Ten Women of Courage on Int’l Women’s Day

Secretary Kerry To Honor Ten Women of Courage on Int’l Women’s Day

On Friday, March 8, Secretary John Kerry will honor 10 extraordinary women with the Secretary of State‚Äôs International Women of Courage Award. First Lady Michelle Obama will join Secretary Kerry continue reading »

Hispanic Standout: Dr. Alejandro Berenstein and the Vascular Birthmark Institute

Hispanic Standout: Dr. Alejandro Berenstein and the Vascular Birthmark Institute

Dr. Alejandro Berenstein and the Vascular Birthmark Institute are making all the difference in the world for a 2-year-old Dominican boy. Joel de la Rosa is getting a facial malformation fixed thanks to Berenstein and the Healing the Children organization. continue reading »

Congress Approves New Version of Violence Against Women Act

Congress Approves New Version of Violence Against Women Act

The U.S. Congress on Thursday approved a new version of the 1994 Violence Against Women Act including protections for same-sex couples and Native Americans who are sexually assaulted by non-Indians. continue reading »