Younger blacks and Latinos are dying of COVID-19 at higher rates in California

18/05/2020 06:00am | 1653 views

Black and Latino Californians ages 18 to 64 are dying more frequently of COVID-19 than their white and Asian counterparts relative to their share of the population, a Times analysis of state health department data shows.

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Health Care Adjusts To A More Diverse America

23/05/2017 06:00am | 5696 views

By Carl Costas, Politico

On any given day at the Salud Clinic, Lucrecia Maas might see 22 patients. They come to the community health center tucked away in an office park here needing cavities filled, prescriptions renewed and babies vaccinated. When they start to speak, it’s rarely in English. Sometimes it’s Hindi. Or Dari. Or Hmong. Or Russian.

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Hispanics in Philanthropy Helps Raise Funds for Groups on Intl Women's Day

11/05/2016 12:52pm | 5877 views

Tuesday is International Women's Day, and the organization Hispanics in Philanthropy is launching a unique crowd funding effort,, to raise funds for non-profit organizations whose mission is to improve the lives of women and girls in the Latino community.

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Do You Speak Health Insurance? It's Not Easy

29/02/2016 06:00am | 6035 views

Solicit opinions about health insurance and you're almost guaranteed to find consensus: It's mystifying and irritating.

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Racial Disparities Exist For Black And Hispanic Patients Undergoing Major Surgeries In U.S. Hospitals

23/02/2016 06:00am | 5926 views

Considerable racial disparities exist in surgical outcomes for black and Hispanic patients undergoing major cancer and non-cancer surgeries in U.S. hospitals, even among institutions that have already enrolled in a national surgical quality improvement initiative.

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