Preventive Care Archive

Healthcare Disparities

Toxin exposure at work increases heart trouble risk for Hispanic Americans

28/09/2020 06:00am | 449 views

Hispanic American adults exposed to smoke from burning wood, vehicle exhaust, pesticides or metals at work are more likely to have abnormalities of the heart structure function, according to a study published Wednesday by Journal of the American Heart Association.

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Healthcare Disparities

COVID-19 adds urgency to fight against inequities in cancer care

25/09/2020 06:00am | 476 views

The COVID-19 pandemic has amplified inequities that historically underrepresented populations have faced for decades in the U.S. health care setting.

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Lifestyle

8 simple ways for Hispanics to stay healthy

21/08/2020 06:00am | 654 views

In May, the first national study on Hispanics and their health was released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).The surprising results showed that Hispanics are generally healthier and have a longer life expectancy than non-Hispanic whites, though we do have some areas to grow in.

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Healthcare Disparities

Pregnant Black and Hispanic women more likely to be exposed to coronavirus

19/08/2020 06:00am | 631 views

Penn researchers found the rate of virus exposure among Black and Hispanic pregnant women to be five times higher than among white and Asian women.

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Self Advocacy

CV medications underused by Hispanic/Latino patients with PAD

18/08/2020 06:00am | 657 views

Hispanic and Latino patients with peripheral artery disease underuse guideline-recommended CV medications such as antiplatelet and lipid-lowering therapies, researchers found.

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