Study finds blacks, Latinos get worse care for neurological disorders

Study finds blacks, Latinos get worse care for neurological disorders

NewsTaco June 13, 2017

* NewsTaco HEALTH TUESDAY By Dave Lindorff, Salon (4 minunte read)  A pioneering study published recently in the Journal of the American Academy of Neurology has found that black and Latino […]

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 […]

Latinos Less Likely To Be Tested for Colon Cancer

September 19, 2011

According to Reuters, Latinos trail behind their white counterparts in being screened for colon cancer.  Even worse, the gap widens with people who have a family history of the disease. […]

News Taco To Go: Mothers, Mayor Castro And Immigrants

July 28, 2011

Surviving My Mexican Mother’s Herbal Homemade Remedies San Anto Mayor’s Vision Is Green, Techy and Prosperous My Difficult And Wonderful Journey With My Mexican Mother Most Of My Friends Are […]

Surviving My Mexican Mother’s Herbal, Homemade Remedies

July 27, 2011

I hated being sick when I was a kid — but my mom hated it worse. She would always have these homemade remedies that only made sense in her mind. […]

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 […]

Stick To One Emergency Room To Avoid Unnecessary Risks

July 19, 2011

100 million Americans visit emergency rooms (ERs) at least once a year. With the current economic recession — Americans, whether insured or not — make ample use of hospital ERs.: […]