No, Latinos Actually Don’t Have Less Heart Disease – A New Large Study

With Olveen Carrasquillo, University of Miami this Research Summary is a short excerpt about interesting academic work. big idea Latinos may have higher rates of heart disease than previously thought, refuting a well-known idea known as the “Latin paradox.” new work i’m involved in. The crux of the Latin paradox is this: a large body …

Obesity in Black Women: Combating the Disease through Community

April is National Minority Health Month. fighting for Michele Tedder obesity It’s been a journey of a lifetime. Despite trying countless diet and exercise fads over the years, Tedder’s The weight continued to rise, exceeding 300 pounds in a 5-foot-1 frame. She decided on weight loss surgery after developing high blood pressure, joint pain, and …

50% of Women with Ovarian Cancer Die from This Disease. Valerie Palmieri

February National Cancer Prevention Month. Every year, about 20,000 Women in the United States have been newly diagnosed with ovarian cancer, and nearly 13,000 die—more than any other reproductive system cancer. Healthy Women held a meeting with Valerie Palmieri, president and CEO of Aspira Women’s Health, to discuss how women can manage their ovarian cancer …