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Latinos are disproportionately affected by asthma, and Trump’s policies are making it worse

Victor Landa September 6, 2017

Many Americans live where it is unsafe to breathe. About 40% of the U.S. population — more than 126 million people — live in areas that do not comply with national ambient […]

How You Can Help the Hurricane Harvey Relief Effort After the Headlines Fade

Victor Landa August 30, 2017

How the Latino approach to relationships yields mental and physical benefits

Victor Landa August 25, 2017

The Growth of the Latino Population is Slowing Down

Victor Landa August 9, 2017

By Cliff Despres, Salud Today (1.5 minute read)  While still on the rise, the annual growth rate of the U.S. Latino population has dropped from 3.7% in 2006 to 2% in […]

School Lunch Shaming: A ‘Hidden’ Type of Bullying for Latino Kids

Victor Landa July 11, 2017

*The story tell us that “Latino kids comprise about 1 in 4 of the kids participating in the National School Lunch Program.” That’s why this report is important. Read it, […]

Defunding women’s health clinics worsened Latina disparity in preventive care

Victor Landa July 10, 2017

*Ever since Texas and Wisconsin defunded abortion clinics, Latina preventive care has decreased. VL By Medical Express   (3.5 minute read)   Defunding women’s health clinics in Texas and Wisconsin […]

The Senate bill to repeal and replace Obamacare, explained

NewsTaco June 22, 2017

*Vox has a very good summary of the Republican Healthcare plan. I share it because I’m a fan of bullet points. But also because it goes on to a lengthier […]