Release of the 2021 State Latino GDP Report: California
Researchers at UC San Diego Altman Clinical and Translational Research Institute have received $3 million to create a precision, community-based program to address specific health problems related to adverse childhood experiences that contribute to childhood obesity among Latinos.
Yonaira Rivera, a Rutgers University–New Brunswick assistant professor of communication, is available to discuss the role misinformation plays in COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy among U.S. Latinos/as and other communities of color. “While issues related to vaccine hesitancy go beyond social media,…
Latinos discussed Puerto Rico and the COVID-19 pandemic more than any other subject on Twitter in the run-up to the 2020 election, according to researchers at the George Washington University. Spanish-language tweets mentioning “freedom” and “socialism” were also popular, while topics such as Obamacare and immigration did not gain much traction.
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Researchers report that hearing loss and high blood sugar are associated with poor cognitive performance among middle-aged and older Latinos.
Recently published UCLA-led research finds that Los Angeles County communities with high proportions of Latino/a residents, those living below the federal poverty line and with high household densities had higher crude positivity rates compared with other parts of the county.…
UCLA’s Dr. Alejandra Casillas has had a longtime interest in health disparities, with a particular focus on health communications among underserved and limited English proficient communities. This is what she’s doing about it.
The University of Illinois Chicago has earned Excelencia in Education’s “Seal of Excelencia,” a national certification that recognizes colleges and universities for their “unwavering commitment to intentionally serve Latino students, while serving all.”UIC is one of five higher education institutions selected for the distinction, which was announced today during a press conference in Washington, D.
Subtle differences in cognition may help identify individuals at risk for becoming dependent years later upon others to complete daily activities, such as managing medications or finances and other essential activities.
American Journal of Public Health article sees heightened dangers for Hispanics/Latinos, and an urgent need for enhanced public-health response.