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You and Your Health

June 2013 Archives

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 »