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Sodexo Ranks Second on the 2009 DiversityInc Top Ten Companies for Latinos List

Company's success in employee recruitment and retention, organizational relationships cited GAITHERSBURG, Md., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Sodexo, a leading integrated food and facilities management services company, was named second on the 2009 DiversityInc Top Ten Companies for Latinos list, b...

Older Blacks, Latinos Struggle With Diabetes Control

Their levels of blood sugar tend to be higher than for whites, study finds THURSDAY, Sept. 27 (HealthDay News) -- Black Americans and Latinos with diabetes who take drugs to control their disease are less likely to have their blood sugar under control than whites, a new study finds. ...

Older blacks and Latinos still lag whites in controlling diabetes

ANN ARBOR, Mich. -- Despite decades of advances in diabetes care, African Americans and Latinos are still far less likely than whites to have their blood sugar under control, even with the help of medications, a new nationally representative study finds. That puts them at a much higher risk of bli...

New Initiative to Improve Mental Health Among Chicago Latinos

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology Receives Grant from The Chicago Community Trust to Build Latino Mental Health Providers Network CHICAGO, July 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Latinos, who comprise 25 percent of Chicago's population, are a high-risk gr...

Nearly Half of Newly Diagnosed HIV/AIDS Cases in Los Angeles County Are Among Latinos

National Latino AIDS Awareness Day Encourages Latinos to Get Tested LOS ANGELES, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT -- Latinos make up almost half of all newly diagnosed HIV/AIDS cases reported in Los Angeles County compared to 19 percent nationally. -- A week of activities aimed at raising ...

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...

Soccer Legend Tab Ramos, Subway(R) Restaurants Team Up To Fight Juvenile Obesity Among Latinos

MILFORD, Conn., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- SUBWAY(R) Restaurants today announced that it has teamed up with Hispanic soccer legend Tab Ramos in a national effort to combat juvenile obesity among Latinos. The joint initiative called, "Scoring a Goal for our Youth," will take Ramos, a national soc...

Lumetra Program Improves Diabetes Care Among Latinos

Comprehensive Campaign Key to Behavior Change & Decrease in Disparities in Care SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Disparities in care of diabetes patients in California decreased with the implementation of culturally-appropriate, community-based interventions, according to a...

The Power of Community in Fighting HIV/AIDS Among Latinos

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The sense of family in the Latino community is so strong academics have coined a term for it: familismo. But for Latinos, family includes the village, the community at large. Dr. Garth Graham, a physician who heads the Office of Minority Health (O...

Mexi-Plan by Health Net, Expected To Be a Boon for Uninsured Latinos

Latinos are perhaps waiting with bated breath to hear the announcement from Health Net of California regarding the state's first private insurance plans and what it has in store for those who wish to seek the assistance of doctors in Mexico or the United States. // The company has novel schem...
Latinos in Medical Dictionary

Acne rosacea

...Definition and treatment of Acne Rosacea and Rosacea Subtypes in people with brown skin and in people of color, including African Americans, latinos and Asians Acne .com - Rosacea . Your source for Acne information on the web. ... Frequently mistaken for acne , rosacea affects one in twe...
Latinos in Biological News

Peers important for nutrition education among Latinos

Philadelphia, PA, July 15, 2008 A systematic literature review conducted by a team of researchers from the University of Connecticut, the Hispanic Health Council (Hartford), and the Connecticut Center for Eliminating Health Disparities among Latinos assessed the impact of peer education/counselin...

Disabled and other vulnerable groups more susceptible to terrorism fears

... Research has shown that certain marginalized groups including the mentally ill, the disabled and ethnic minorities such as African Americans and latinos fare worse than others in the aftermath of natural disasters, suffering disproportionate impoverishment, injuries and fatalities. Now, a new st...
Latinos in Biological Technology

Disabled and other vulnerable groups more susceptible to terrorism fears

... Research has shown that certain marginalized groups including the mentally ill, the disabled and ethnic minorities such as African Americans and latinos fare worse than others in the aftermath of natural disasters, suffering disproportionate impoverishment, injuries and fatalities. Now, a new st...

Disabled and other vulnerable groups more susceptible to terrorism fears

... Research has shown that certain marginalized groups including the mentally ill, the disabled and ethnic minorities such as African Americans and latinos fare worse than others in the aftermath of natural disasters, suffering disproportionate impoverishment, injuries and fatalities. Now, a new st...

Disabled and other vulnerable groups more susceptible to terrorism fears

... Research has shown that certain marginalized groups including the mentally ill, the disabled and ethnic minorities such as African Americans and latinos fare worse than others in the aftermath of natural disasters, suffering disproportionate impoverishment, injuries and fatalities. Now, a new st...
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