Mexicans and other Latin Americans carry happiness in their DNA, study finds

NewsTaco January 29, 2016

*What a great Friday story. Some good feelings to start your weekend with a smile, not because we need a reason to be happy, we’re just wired that way. VL […]

A barrier to clean water in Flint, Michigan: a government-issued ID

NewsTaco January 26, 2016

‘East Los High’ Isn’t Just A Soapy Teen Drama — It’s Also A Science Experiment

NewsTaco January 11, 2016

Why Tortillas May Hold The Key To Healthier Babies

NewsTaco January 6, 2016

*Here’s why this is important: ” . . . studies suggest that fortifying corn masa with folic acid could prevent an additional 40 to 120 cases of neural tube defects […]

Latino Groups Differ in Drinking Rates, Alcohol-Related Problems: Expert

NewsTaco December 3, 2015

*According to research, Mexican-Americans from the border area are the heaviest of the heavy drinkers. I was reared on the border and I say … yep, that’s about it – […]

Where Do We Stand (As We Are Able)? Latinos and the ADA 25 Years Later

NewsTaco October 29, 2015

*After 25 years with the Americans with Disabilities Act Latinos have come a long way, but Eduardo Diaz tells us there’s still a way to go to ensure “workplace safety, […]

Why Latinos don’t talk about HIV, and why we should

NewsTaco October 13, 2015

By Victor Landa, NewsTaco The thing about HIV in the Latino community is that we don’t talk about it as much as we should. And the thing about talking about […]