Navigation Links
HealthyHispanicLiving Contributor Dr. Jeffrey Weitzel Discusses How Understanding the Cultural Values of Latinas Helps Raise Awareness of Breast Cancer Risk & Prevention
Date:12/27/2013

have fatalistic attitudes about it,” adds Dr. Weitzel. “It is a matter of debate, however, whether such fatalistic attitudes deter cancer prevention. This fatalismo (fatalism) encompasses complex belief systems that integrate notions about heredity and legacy, topics of central importance to the community.”

For more information about HealthyHispanicLiving.com contributor, Dr. Jeffrey Weitzel, please visit the website and/or email Isabel Goitia at Isabel@HealthyHispanicLiving.com or call 678-520-6429.

About HealthyHIspanicLiving.com

We’re not just talking about the issues. We’re solving them.

With the goal of developing a culturally-relevant content and communications platform to advance clinical care, research, prevention, education, mental health, financial well-being, nutrition, fitness and outreach to the Latino community, HealthyHispanicLiving (HHL) was launched. As the first-ever preventive care online educational platform targeted to U.S. Hispanics, our aim is to guide Hispanics to live healthier lives and to ensure preventive care engagement and accountability by changing the conversation about health from illness to wellness and providing solutions.

Representing 17% of the U.S. population (55 million people), these are the current Hispanic tension points that need to be addressed:

  •     Lack of targeted healthcare information for Hispanics
  •     Not enough outreach from the medical to the Hispanic community
  •     Hispanics have a higher risk of preventable disease, injury, and death
  •     Low vaccination rates contributing to preventable diseases in Hispanics
  •     Hispanics need to receive health information in a more timely manner
  •     The obesity epidemic hit the Hispanic population fast and hard

To d
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3 4 5

Related medicine news :

1. Future of the Healthcare Industry Depends on Building the Hispanic Pipeline; City of Hope’s Dr. Susan Kane Discusses this Urgent Need on HealthyHispanicLiving.com
2. Dr. Gary Gordon, Ed.D., Bluewater International Managing Partner, to be Significant Contributor at Activate Networks 3rd Annual Connected Insight Summit
3. Physician entrepreneurs are key contributors to new medical devices
4. New York Personal Injury Lawyer Jeffrey Block of Block O'Toole & Murphy, LLP Offers Commentary In 'Crain's New York Business' Article About Metro North Train Accident
5. Brown & Toland Physicians Honors Heart Attack Survivor Jeffrey Houck with Lifestyle Change Award During Heart Walk
6. Dr. Jeffrey Kenkel Appointed as Education Director of Department of Plastic Surgery at UT Southwestern Medical Center
7. Cranbrook, BC Aesthetic Dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Williams Introduces Veneers for Dramatic, Non-Invasive Smile Makeovers
8. Westmount, QC Implant Dentist Dr. Jeffrey Rein Introduces CEREC Technology For One Visit Restorations
9. Dr. Jeffrey Williams, Cosmetic Dentist in Cranbrook, BC Introduces Dental Implants for Beautiful Smiles
10. Dr. Jeffrey Carlson Successfully Performs Procedure Using SpineFrontier’s Less Exposure Surgery Technology: FacetFuse
11. Dr. Jeffrey M. Kenkel Selected Among Top 1% of Plastic Surgeons by US News & World Report
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/20/2014)... September 20, 2014 iFitDress.com, the popular ... for women, has recently unveiled its new collection of ... sale for special offer on these new outfits; it ... season. All customers can now buy cheap cocktail ... company’s sales representative says, “We have extensive experience in ...
(Date:9/20/2014)... (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 The excitement is building ... Mount Airy, North Carolina. This year the Surry Arts Council ... people from around the country who are still fans of the ... is a sitcom that aired on CBS from 1960 through 1968. ... show in American television history. Mount Airy, North Carolina is ...
(Date:9/20/2014)... PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 "As ... left in their tanks," said an inventor from Tamaqua, Pa. ... are mounted on the backs of their chairs. My invention ... She developed the Kam Oxygen Sensor to make it easier ... ensures that the user knows when the tank is low. ...
(Date:9/20/2014)... Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 20, 2014 ... power score of 3.1 out of 5, indicating a ... research firm IBISWorld, this score reflects current and future ... negotiate from historically high prices. Other factors that negatively ... volatility in demand for construction and the moderate switching ...
(Date:9/20/2014)... QueenBeeTickets.com is ready to offer discount Ariana Grande ... visit many cities in North America next year from ... , Click Here to view the inventory ... The star’s fans are not going to want to ... in a live performance. Ariana Grande concert tickets are ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Fashionable Cocktail Dresses Unveiled Online at iFitDress.com 2Health News:Mayberry Days Parade Cars will be Provided by Mount Airy Toyota and Mount Airy Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram 2Health News:Plumbing Construction Services Procurement Category Market Research Report from IBISWorld Has Been Updated 2Health News:Plumbing Construction Services Procurement Category Market Research Report from IBISWorld Has Been Updated 3Health News:Plumbing Construction Services Procurement Category Market Research Report from IBISWorld Has Been Updated 4Health News:Discount Ariana Grande Tickets: QueenBeeTickets.com Delights Fans with Discount Concert Tickets for Ariana Grande’s 2015 Honeymoon Tour 2
... cancer preventing compound in broccoli, first isolated a decade ... broader spectrum of diseases.A new study shows that the ... three days against highly reactive and toxic molecules called ... equivalent of hand to hand combat, broccoli’s compound is ...
... study suggests that the much famed tanning salons, which ... of a number of more common skin cancers. ... Cancer Institute claims to have found a relationship between// ... basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and melanoma. ...
... of drinks is a common problem for heavy drinkers and ... until now.It may support the potentialities of a night out. ... and the Mayo Clinic in Minnesota say the effect of ... in a study of healthy young adults, that blood vessels ...
... in completing its social responsibility. The steps will ... drug. Glaxo is aiding companies cultivate a non-smoking ... providing teams to help in the transition. // ... negotiated for this 'no-smoking' environment, are Housing Development ...
... endoscopies and other complicated medical procedures could be made ... Scientists from the University of California, Los Angeles are ... their environment and are attempting to design computer systems ... use technology that is capable of producing multiple images ...
... cloned cow embryos, scientists say they have constructed miniature kidneys ... master cells called stem cells that have the potential to ... they grew the embryos to the stage where they could ... still unclear whether these made from cloned embryos can perform ...
Cached Medicine News:
(Date:9/19/2014)... DUBLIN , Sept. 19, 2014 Research ... "Global Human Microbiome (Diabetes, Obesity, Autoimmune, Cancer, Diarrhea, Mental Disorder) ... For the purposes of this report, the human ... The human microbiome market is expected to be ... grow at a CAGR of 22.3% within the forecast period ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... , Sept. 19, 2014 UBM Medica ... a leading online community to help oncologists and other ... available regarding the use of targeted therapies and immunotherapies, ... research and treatment.  Every September, ... way to raise awareness about blood cancers—helping to increase ...
(Date:9/19/2014)...  Alere Inc. (NYSE: ALR ), a ... today in support of President Barack Obama,s ... global leader in rapid diagnostics for infectious disease, we ... address the serious threat of antibiotic resistance. We look ... initiatives to promote the development of rapid point-of-care tests ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Global Human Microbiome (Diabetes, Obesity, Autoimmune, Cancer, Diarrhea, Mental Disorder) Market - Forecast to 2023 2Global Human Microbiome (Diabetes, Obesity, Autoimmune, Cancer, Diarrhea, Mental Disorder) Market - Forecast to 2023 3OncoTherapy Network Highlights National Blood Cancer Awareness Month 2OncoTherapy Network Highlights National Blood Cancer Awareness Month 3OncoTherapy Network Highlights National Blood Cancer Awareness Month 4Alere Applauds President's Executive Order Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria 2
Indications For Usage: , Oral Surgery. , Maxillofacial surgery. ...
The Cuffed Endoflex endotracheal tube had a murphy eye, high volume, low pressure cuff., ,Endoflex endotracheal tubes are individual packaged in sterilized pouches, 10 units per box, 10 boxes pe...
... Angel® is an in-line, battery-powered disposable, lightweight ... warming device, capable of intravenous application and ... be used to help prevent fluid-induced hypothermia. ... to achieve 38°C (100.4°F) 3°C at a ...
Using the patient's own blood pressure as the driving force, CAVR circulates cold blood through the Level 1 heat exchanger and returns it to the patient at body temperature for rapid core rewarming....
Medicine Products: