When it comes to accessing care more than one-fourth of Hispanic adults don’t have a place where they usually go when they’re sick or need advice about their health.
African-Americans and Hispanics breathe in far more deadly air pollution than they are responsible for making, a new study said.
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.
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.
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.