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What is Health Equity and How Can We Achieve It?

NewsTaco June 20, 2017

*Everything is connected. Poverty is a health issue, education is a health issue. VL NewsTaco HEALTH TUESDAY By Eric Moreno, Salud Today (2.5 minute read)   Health equity can be […]

Study finds blacks, Latinos get worse care for neurological disorders

NewsTaco June 13, 2017

Do Apps Like Instagram Hurt or Help Mental Health among Latinos?

NewsTaco June 6, 2017

Spanish-speaking Patients Looking for Someone to Talk To

NewsTaco May 30, 2017

*The lack of Latino health professionals means many patients don’t get the treatments they need. Here’s a real world consequence: Nearly 1 in 5 Latinos suffers a mental health problem that could […]

Life Expectancy for Latinos Differs by 20 Years in Some US Counties

NewsTaco May 23, 2017

*The difference in life expectancy has to do with obesity, lack of exercise, high blood pressure, and smoking, but socioeconomic factors are important too. What can you do? Use this information […]

Latino Men Often Put Off Medical Care, Bringing Bigger Trouble

NewsTaco May 16, 2017

*Why you should read this: Because beyond being a cultural issue that has health repercussions, the fact the Latino men put off seeking medical care could be a health problem […]

Latinos, Millennials Among Groups Least Likely to Have Health Insurance

NewsTaco May 9, 2017

*Why you should read this: Because this information is vital as the  debate about healthcare intensifies in Washington. Because “Latinos . . . are much more likely than non-Latinos to […]