Health Care Adjusts To A More Diverse America23/05/2017 06:00am | 2127 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.
City of Hope is Actively Seeking Diverse Students for its Ph.D. Program in Biological Sciences22/05/2017 06:00am | 2279 views
What do you want to be when you grow up? What’s your major? Those two common questions shape much of how we see our careers—first as an identity (a doctor, a lawyer, a teacher), then through the practical lens of the path that will get us from school to a good-paying job.
Air Pollution May Raise Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes19/05/2017 06:00am | 2114 views
By Robert Preidt, HealthDay Reporter
High levels of air pollution may increase some Hispanic children's risk of type 2 diabetes, a new study suggests.
UCLA Seeks to Provide More Latino Doctors in Hispanic Communities02/02/2017 06:00am | 2395 views
When he was 7 years old, Guillermo Padilla landed in the hospital with appendicitis. While a frightening experience for any child, it was even more so for the young boy who spoke little English. His parents — Mexican immigrants who were determined that their son learn Spanish first — had to translate for him. That made an indelible impression on the youngster.
More Than One In Five Latinos Is Food Insecure03/01/2017 06:00am | 2084 views
Yuliana Salinas, for Huffington Post
Food insecurity is down in Illinois, according to data from Feeding America’s Map the Meal Gap 2014 study, but there’s still plenty of work to do. This can be seen in the reality that many Latinos are not asking for the help that they may need.