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National Alliance for Hispanic Health Applauds Confirmation of Sonia Sotomayor as the Nation's 111th Supreme Court Justice

WASHINGTON, Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Judge Sotomayor's confirmation today by the U.S. Senate to be our nation's next Supreme Court Justice is a moment of great pride for all Americans. As a Latina and a mother, I can say to my daughter that all dreams are possible," said Dr. J...

The Hispanic got milk? Campaign Visited New York July 18 - July 22

NEW YORK, July 24 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hispanic got milk? Milk Mustache Mobile Tour visited New York as part of its 75 city tour, including the top 10 Hispanic cities, to reintroduce Hispanics to this nutrient powerhouse and its array of benefits. The tour recently cruised through New York host...

Internationally Renowned Surgeon Reaches out to RNC, Hispanic Community

WASHINGTON, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Founder and CEO of the American Society of Medical Doctors Alfred Bonati, M.D., participated yesterday in a roundtable discussion on health-care reform hosted by Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele. Dr. Bonati and other attendees ...

Young Black, Hispanic Women Tend to Develop 'Love Handles'

Midsection weight gain could increase their risk of type 2 diabetes, researchers warn TUESDAY, July 21 (HealthDay News) -- Black and Hispanic women in their 20s tend to accumulate more fat in their midsection than their male and older counterparts, possibly putting them at a greater ri...

Julie Stav Reminds Hispanic Moms to Invest in Their Family's Wellness with Milk!

MIAMI, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Hispanic financial expert Julie Stav has joined the got milk? campaign to educate Hispanic moms on the value of proper nutrition and making smart choices while at the grocery store. As a mom and trusted financial expert, Julie sets a great example as the "gateke...

The Hispanic got milk? Campaign Visits Chicago from July 2 - July 10

CHICAGO, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hispanic got milk? Milk Mustache Mobile Tour visited Chicago as part of its 75 city tour, including the top 10 Hispanic cities, to reintroduce Hispanics to this nutrient powerhouse and its array of benefits. The tour recently cruised through Chicago hosting ...

Photos: Selecciones, Reader's Digest, The American Heart Association's Go Red For Women and Macy's Reach Hispanic Women With Message of Heart Health

NEW YORK, June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Selecciones , the world's best-selling Spanish-language magazine and Reader's Digest joined the American Heart Association's (AHA) Go Red For Women and Macy's , one of the nation's largest retailers, for a second consecutive year in the multi-platform aw...

Statement of Dr. Elena Rios, MD, MSPH, President and CEO, National Hispanic Medical Association

WASHINGTON, June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement of Dr. Elena Rios, MD, MSPH, president and CEO of the National Hispanic Medical Association: As the President and Congress labor to pass meaningful health reform this year, their work in reaching out...

Focusing on Hispanic Eyecare

ST. LOUIS, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- If you are having difficulties with your eyesight or need a complete eye exam, which eyecare professional should you visit? The answer may not be as crystal clear as it seems because there are various types of eye care professionals, such as opticians, optom...

Ser Padres Joins Forces with la Doctora Aliza's VidaySalud.com to Offer the Hispanic Community Unprecedented Online Health-Related Content in Spanish

NEW YORK, June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Ser Padres magazine, the primary source of parenting information for U.S. Hispanics, has expanded its relationship with Ser Padres Contributor and Health Expert Dr. Aliza Lifshitz, M.D. (la Doctora Aliza), and her recently-launched web site VidaySalud.com. The...

US Farms, Inc. Launches Aloe Vera Juice Web Site for Hispanic Market

SAN DIEGO, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- US Farms, Inc. (Pink Sheets: USFM ), announces the launch of its new Hispanic focused web site www.jugodealoevera.com , which will operate as a division of US Farms Inc. US Farms Aloe Vera Juice retails for $14.95 per bottle or wholesales for $8...

Chicago Hispanic Health Coalition Presents Third-Annual Vive tu Vida! Get Up! Get Moving!(TM) Event

Thousands Expected for Healthy Lifestyle Celebration Governor Pat Quinn and Mayor Richard Daley Declare June 27, 2009 Vive tu Vida! Get Up! Get Moving Day! in Chicago and State of Illinois CHICAGO, June 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 60 health and community services agencies will join the Chi...

National Hispanic Medical Association to Focus Health Reform on Health Disparities and Comparative Effectiveness Research

WASHINGTON, June 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the Senate and Congress and stakeholders discuss policy strategies for affordable health insurance coverage for all Americans, there is a critical need to support new knowledge on medical treatment protocols that can reduce health disparities in ou...

National Alliance for Hispanic Health Applauds Nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to the Supreme Court

Judge Sotomayor has more judicial experience than any Supreme Court nominee in past seven decades WASHINGTON, May 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "Judge Sotomayor's nomination to be a Supreme Court justice is a moment of great pride for all Americans. As a Latina and a mother, I can say to my d...

The Hispanic got milk? Campaign Visited Denver May 17th - May 20th

DENVER, May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hispanic got milk? Milk Mustache Mobile Drink Well. Live Well. visited Denver as part of its 75 city tour, including the top 10 Hispanic cities, to reintroduce Hispanics to this nutrient powerhouse and its array of benefits. The tour recently cruised through ...

AstraZeneca, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health and LULAC Join Forces to Promote Needed Heart Health Education in Hispanic Communities

Community Partnership Designed to Urge Families to Take Action against Atherosclerosis WILMINGTON, Del., May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AstraZeneca (NYSE: AZN ) today kicks off the 2009 JUNTOS CONTRA LA ATERO campaign, featuring the Artery Explorer -- a state-of-the-art, multisensory, ...

Parents Influence Sex Decisions, Hispanic Teens Say

Survey findings may spark new pregnancy prevention tactics,, TUESDAY, May 19 (HealthDay News) -- Parents of Hispanic teens in the United States have the most influence on their kids' decisions about sex, according to a new national survey. The birth rate among teens overall in the U...

Sanofi-aventis Affirms Its Commitment to Partnering with Local Communities to Improve Hispanic and African American Health

Baltimore Activity Demonstrates Benefits of Linked Community Health Resources BRIDGEWATER, N.J., April 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sanofi-aventis U.S. today presented progress of its Community Health Partnership (CHP), It's In Our Hands , at the 6th Annual National Minority Quality Forum He...

The Hispanic Got Milk? Campaign Recently Visited Atlanta Promoting the Drink Well. Live Well. Tour!

ATLANTA, April 14 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hispanic got milk? Milk Mustache Mobile Drink Well. Live Well. Tour is traveling coast-to-coast to reintroduce Hispanics to this nutrient powerhouse and its array of benefits. The Tour cruised through Atlanta recently hosting free events to encourage local...

National Alliance for Hispanic Health Statement on Passage of Bill Granting FDA Authority to Regulate Tobacco

WASHINGTON, April 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Jane L. Delgado, President and CEO of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, the nation's leading Hispanic health advocacy group, released the following statement on the House's passage of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Cont...

Colgate and the Hispanic Dental Association Proclaim April El Mes de la Salud Bucal to Promote Oral Health Fundamentals Among Hispanics

MIAMI, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- In a press conference today, Colgate and the Hispanic Dental Association officially declared April El Mes de la Salud Bucal: Un Mundo de Sonrisas Saludables (Oral Health Month: A World of Healthy Smiles(R)) as part of an ongoing commitment to quality oral care am...

Cheerios(R) Angel de mi Corazon Awards $25,000 to Those Who Fight Heart Disease and High Cholesterol in Hispanic Communities Across the U.S.

MINNEAPOLIS, March 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Five local organizations and individuals committed to the fight against heart disease and high cholesterol in Hispanic communities were awarded 2009 Cheerios Angel de mi Corazon grants to continue on their mission. Chosen from a winning pool of nomination...

National Hispanic Medical Association Conference in NYC Focuses on Increasing the Latino Health Care Workforce

As a Boon to the Economy, Rx for NY Unemployment WASHINGTON, March 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As New York's unemployment rate climbs to nearly 8 percent, policymakers are meeting at the National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA) conference March 19-22 in New York to discuss how...

Sanofi-aventis Partners with the Hispanic Community in Miami to Increase Health Awareness, Access to Resources and Help Improve Patient Care

The Sanofi-Aventis U.S. Community Health Partnership - It's In Our Hands - Has Been Designed To Help Improve Patient Care By Connecting Patients And Caregivers To Healthcare Resources And Services In Local Communities BRIDGEWATER, N.J., March 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sanofi-aventis announc...

National Alliance for Hispanic Health Congratulates Governor Kathleen Sebelius and Nancy-Ann DeParle

WASHINGTON, March 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement was released today by Dr. Jane L. Delgado, President and CEO of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, the nation's leading Hispanic health advocacy group. "We congratulate Governor Sebelius on her nomination as our na...

Sanofi-aventis Partners with the Hispanic Community in San Antonio to Increase Health Awareness, Access to Resources and Help Improve Patient Care

The Sanofi-Aventis U.S. Community Health Partnership - It's In Our Hands Has Been Designed to Help Improve Patient Care by Connecting Patients and Caregivers to Healthcare Resources and Services in Local Communities BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sanofi-aventis announced...

Statement of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health on Signing of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

Focus on Health Delivers Critical Support to Hispanic Family Budgets WASHINGTON, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jane L. Delgado, President and CEO of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, the nation's leading Hispanic health advocacy group, delivered the following statement on the s...

Sanofi-aventis Partners with the Hispanic Community in Bronx to Increase Health Awareness, Access to Resources and Help Improve Patient Care

The sanofi-aventis U.S. Community Health Partnership - It's In Our Hands - Has Been Designed to Help Improve Patient Care by Connecting Patients and Caregivers to Healthcare Resources and Services in Local Communities BRIDGEWATER, N.J., Feb. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sanofi-aventis announce...

Two-Thirds of Hispanic Women Discover Breast Cancer Themselves

But half wait at least a month before seeking help, research shows THURSDAY, Feb. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Most breast cancers in Hispanic women are detected by self-exam, despite high rates of screening mammography in this population, a new study shows. What's troubling, however, is t...

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida Champions Health Care Education and Access for Florida's Hispanic Community

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- In an unprecedented effort to address the health care needs of Florida's large Hispanic community, BCBSF has developed numerous tools, services, and programs now available in Spanish, including a new state-of-the-art Spanish-language Web site. BCBSF's go...

Southern California Rehabilitation Clinic is Hiring Bilingual Therapists to Better Serve the Hispanic Communities of Mexico and the United States

MURRIETA, Calif., Dec. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- A Better Tomorrow, a fast growing Southern California-based rehabilitation center, is seeking bilingual therapists to better serve the Hispanic communities of Mexico and the United States. "Every week we get calls from Hispanic people seeking help f...

Surprising Results on Smoking Research Hispanic Versus White Female Smokers

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's first scientific study on the relationship between smoking and respiratory disease among Hispanic versus non-Hispanic white (NHW) women revealed that NHW women smokers were at greater risk of developing airflow obstruction and diminished lung ...

General Mills, Inc. Launches One-Of-A-Kind Grassroots Health and Nutrition Initiative Designed to Help Hispanic Families Eat Better

Bell Institute of Health and Nutrition, Latino Nutrition Coalition are Partners in Endeavor MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- General Mills, Inc. (GMI), today announced the launch of a unique, three-year, grassroots program especially developed to encourage Hispani...

American Diabetes Association Kicks 0ff Hispanic Heritage Month

ADA Feria Introduces New Resources to Combat Diabetes in Local Community NEW YORK, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To celebrate the beginning of National Hispanic Heritage Month and to recognize those in the Hispanic/Latino population who have, or are at risk for, diabetes, the American ...

Overweight Hispanic children at significant risk for pre-diabetes, according to new USC study

A study by researchers at the University of Southern California (USC) found that overweight Hispanic children are at significant risk for pre-diabetes, a condition marked by higher than normal blood glucose levels that are not yet high enough for a diagnosis of diabetes. The persistence of pre-dia...

Morpace Inc. Reports: Hispanic American Women Unaware of Heart Disease Threat

FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- In a national survey of adults, 60 percent of Hispanic American adult females indicated a lack of awareness that heart disease is the #1 fatal disease among women. Further, nearly half are unaware that Hispanic women's risk of heart disease is g...

Alzheimer's Association Joins Celebra Hispanic Health Education Campaign to Build Awareness About Impact of Alzheimer's and Resources Available for Latinos

Alzheimer's Disease Projected to Increase 600% Among Latinos by 2050 WASHINGTON, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Alzheimer's Association has teamed up with Celebra La Vida Con Salud, the largest national Hispanic health education campaign, to build awareness among U.S. Latinos about the impact o...

Elizabeth, NJ Chosen for Alliance/Merck Ciencia (Science) Hispanic Scholars Program

$4 MILLION INVESTMENT WILL SUPPORT AMERICA'S NEW GENERATION OF SCIENTISTS ELIZABETH, N.J., May 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Alliance for Hispanic Health (the Alliance) announced today the establishment of the Alliance/Merck Ciencia Scholars Program, a new partnership improving His...

Alliance/Merck Ciencia (Science) Hispanic Scholars Program Announced

$4 MILLION INVESTMENT SUPPORTS AMERICA'S NEXT GENERATION OF SCIENTISTS WASHINGTON, May 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Alliance for Hispanic Health (the Alliance) announced today the establishment of the Alliance/Merck Ciencia Scholars Program, a new partnership improving Hispanic ...

MetLife Foundation Awards $815,000 to Alzheimer's Association for Hispanic Outreach and Safety Initiatives

CHICAGO, April 3, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Recognizing the escalating number of Alzheimer's cases in the U.S., MetLife Foundation has awarded two grants to the Alzheimer's Association, totaling $815,000, to support educational outreach to the Hispanic community and training for emergenc...
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