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When, why and how to wear a mask during this pandemic, according to the experts

16/07/2020 06:00am | 692 views

By Teddy Amenabar

It appears face masks are here to stay.

The New York Times surveyed 511 epidemiologists and more than half of them predicted masks will be necessary for at least the next year, if not longer.


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How to Stay Healthy While Traveling During the Holidays

19/12/2019 06:00am | 2008 views

It’s cold and flu season. You know that, because it seems like just about everyone is sick. Your office is cut in half. The receptionist at your dentist’s office is sick. Your mom just called, and she’s sick, too. While the entirety of North America seems to be battling nasal drip, there’s another problem. The holiday travel season is upon us, meaning all of that sneezing, coughing and aching will be boarding a plane with you.

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What Trump Gets Wrong About Hispanics In The U.S.

17/05/2017 06:00am | 4969 views

By Tracy Jan, Washington Post

President Trump, as he ran for office, portrayed Latino immigrants as a drain on the U.S. economy, saying "The Mexican government ... they send the bad ones over because they don't want to pay for them."

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For American-Born Players with Latin Heritage, Identity is Complicated

08/02/2017 06:00am | 6263 views

By Jorge Castillo, Washington Post

It doesn’t take long to figure out which part of the world Gio Gonzalez calls home. The answer is obvious when the Washington Nationals pitcher wears his black snapback cap with HIALEAH spelled out in black block letters. It is gleaned, too, from his walk-up music at Nationals Park, which currently is a snippet of a Pitbull song called “Greenlight” featuring Flo Rida and LunchMoney Lewis. All three are Miamians. There are references to the 305 — the Miami area code — throughout. Gonzalez is Miami-Dade County through and through.

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Study Finds Surprising Reason Why More Black, Latino Children Aren’t Insured

25/05/2016 01:48am | 6098 views

Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) were developed to give society’s most vulnerable kids a chance at health care. But there’s a catch: In many states, parents must sign their kids up for the programs to receive coverage. And to sign their kids up, parents must know that their kids are eligible in the first place.

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