Friday, June 23, 2017

Health Equity

What is Health Equity and How Can We Achieve It?

Health equity can be a hard-to-understand concept. A new report has a clear, simple definition: "Health equity means that everyone has a fair and just opportunity to be healthier." Achieving health equity means removing obstacles to health. Obstacles...
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Salud America! and Univision Partner to Promote Healthy Changes for Families

We believe in grassroots changes that help families have healthy lives. That's why we at SaludToday and Salud America! at UT Health San Antonio are proud to partner with Univision for a campaign to promote...
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The Wage Gap for Latino Millennials is Growing

Latinos are the youngest major racial or ethnic group in the United States. About 1 in 3 of the nation's Latinos are younger than 18, and nearly 6 in 10 Latinos are either millennial (ages...
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Study: Latino Kids Less Likely to Get CPR from Parents, Bystanders

Latino and black children are less likely to get CPR with breaths, which lowers their survival chances, according to a new study, American Heart Association News reports. Study leaders examined records of 3,900 kids who...
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Walking Toward Equity

By Emilie Bahr America Walks The car was once seen in this country as the ultimate vehicle of freedom. It was a symbol of unfettered access and mobility that could take an occupant wherever he or she...
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One Latino City’s Epic Citywide Summer Scavenger Hunt for Health

Did you know San Antonio (67% Latino) is the first U.S. city to conduct a citywide scavenger hunt for free health, wellness, and physical activity events? It’s called Fit Pass. You can pick up a pass...
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The One Sure-Fire Way to Recruit Latinos for Beneficial Studies

Editor's Note: American Heart Association News originally published this article. For years, many U.S. Hispanics have been excluded from treatment studies because they don’t speak English. So a handful of Southern California researchers got creative when...
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June Is Men’s Health Month—Get Involved!

SaludToday Guest Blogger Ana Fadich, Vice President, Men's Health Network Did you know there was a month entirely dedicated to raising awareness for issues impacting the health and wellness of men and boys? June will honor the...
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Eye Alert: Latino Kids Most Likely to Have Vision Problems

A growing number of U.S. children may develop vision problems before they reach kindergarten, according to a study, Newsmax reports. Latino children were the most likely group to have vision problems. Study researchers examined U.S. census...
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Few Latinos Utilize Telemental Health Resources

Chances are good you or someone you know has a mental health issue. In fact, during any given year, about 1 in every 4 people in the United States has a diagnosable disorder, two-thirds of...

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