New CVS Health initiative seeks to solve one of the nation’s most pressing problems and a major source of consumer financial worry. Continue reading CVS Health Fights Back on High Cost Drugs by Launching Industry’s Most Comprehensive Approach to Saving Patients Money
Farmworker’s days are long, their work is tedious and sometimes weather conditions turn the job into a dangerous one. Continue reading Kern County native creates app meant to protect farmworkers from heat-related illness
A healthful diet can reduce risk for disease and increase longevity
Good nutrition plays an important role in how well you age. Eating a healthful diet helps keep your body strong and can help reduce your risk for heart disease, diabetes, stroke and osteoporosis. Continue reading This Geriatrician Says To Do These 5 Things To Live Longer
Choosing a health insurance plan can be complicated. Knowing just a few things before you compare plans can make it simpler. Continue reading 3 Things to Know Before You Pick a Health Insurance Plan
We may know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but that doesn’t mean we are taking it to heart and having a hearty breakfast. In fact, although 97 percent of Americans agree breakfast is the most important meal of the day, only 44 percent eat it every day. Continue reading Why Aren’t More People Eating Breakfast?
UCLA scientists noticed that the blood of Latinos aged more slowly than other groups.
By Elaine Schmidt
A UCLA study is the first to show that Latinos age at a slower rate than other ethnic groups. The findings, published in the current issue of Genome Biology, may one day help scientists understand how to slow the aging process for everyone. Continue reading Scientists Discover Latinos Age Slower Than Other Ethnicities
The concept of environmental sustainability isn’t new. With the risk of sounding like a broken record, sustainability is simply using resources available to our benefit while making sure there will still be enough for the future generations. Being truly sustainable means ensuring development, while also maintaining biological diversity and preserving the balance of the ecosystem by moving toward using renewable sources of energy in all walks of life. Continue reading Move Toward Environmental Sustainability with These 10 Inventions
By Mackenna Cummings
Actress and singer Selena Gomez got her start at the age of nine on Barney and Friends and quickly rose as a Disney Channel star with the television show Wizards of Waverly Place, where she played a Latina-Italian middle daughter on the longest-running Disney channel show. But the young performer has moved far beyond her early days as a teen celebrity, and she’s using her rising status to bring awareness to issues she is passionate about.
Continue reading Selena Gomez: Innovating Social Media
Skin cancer rates rising in this group, dermatologist warns
Many Latinos think they’re safe from sun damage, even though advanced skin cancer is increasingly common in this group, a New York skin specialist warns. Continue reading Hispanics Should Be Wary of the Sun’s Rays, Too
Patients may hear some — or all — of these words while speaking to their doctors about breast cancer. Understanding these terms and how they can affect you may be key to getting the help you need. Continue reading National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Key terms you should know