A mysterious condition threatens vision, especially in young Black and Hispanic women

24/08/2021 06:00am | 1721 views

by Stacey Burling

A patient suffered headaches, a "swooshing" sound in her ears and spots in her vision.

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Vaccine access, not hesitancy, still a problem for Latinos: Senators

21/08/2021 06:00am | 1975 views

Sick leave and worries about immigration status are major concerns for some.

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Moderna says its COVID-19 shot works in kids as young as 12

12/08/2021 06:00am | 1652 views

Moderna said Tuesday its COVID-19 vaccine strongly protects kids as young as 12, a step that could put the shot on track to become the second option for that age group in the U.S.

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Healthy Americas Foundation Launches Hispanic Family Equity Fund With Support Of Centene Charitable Foundation

11/08/2021 06:00am | 1793 views

WASHINGTON, May 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Healthy Americas Foundation (HAF), the supporting organization of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, today announced the launch of the Hispanic Family Equity Fund. The $100 million fund aims to advance equity in health and well-being for Hispanic families in communities nationwide. Centene Corporation through its foundation The Centene Charitable Foundation have pledged to match the first $1 million in corporate donations to the fund and issued a call to companies and foundations to contribute to the initiative and help play an active role in reducing inequities that challenge Hispanic communities.

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Black and Hispanic Women Face Higher Rates of Severe Birth Complications

07/08/2021 06:00am | 1824 views

Women from majority Black and Hispanic communities face a substantially higher rate of severe childbirth complications compared to white women, according to new data out Thursday further highlighting the dire outcomes Black women and other women of color face in childbirth in the U.S.

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