Rep. Raul Ruiz, a doctor, helps ill passenger on flight

Rep. Raul Ruiz, a doctor, helps ill passenger on flight

October 25, 2013

By Suzanne Gamboa, NBCLatino On an early morning flight back to his district, Democratic Rep. Raul Ruiz had to shift to his expertise as an emergency room doctor to help a […]

Translating Health Problems For My Dad Brought Us Closer

March 28, 2012

My parents spent more than 40 years in this country; they never felt compelled to learn English. Sometimes I feel that my parents had children in order to have translation […]

For Latinos, Medical Cultural Competency Can Be Life Saving

January 16, 2012

By Christine Granados Six years ago, my ob-gyn found two millimeters of cancerous cells on my cervix and told me that my uterus should be removed as a precaution. I […]

GOP Cuts To Medicaid Would Devastate Latino Families, Kids

July 21, 2011

[Editor’s Note: The following comes courtesy SEIU.] By Dr. L. Toni Lewis Medicaid covers one of every two Latino children across this country, and one of every four adults. It […]

A Pharmacy Tech Speaks: Advice For Latinos Filling Prescriptions

April 5, 2011

By Marlen Castañeda, Pharmacy Technician in McKinney, Texas I am a certified, registered pharmacy technician. A pharmacy tech works alongside a pharmacist and assists in typing and filling prescriptions. We can […]