In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Procter & Gamble (P&G) and its Orgullosa program have joined forces with Liga Contra el Cáncer to empower the community to share the gift of breast cancer early detection through simple, everyday actions.

The Affordable Care Act of 2010 (ACA) may do more to decrease disparities in access to health care than anything since the Civil Rights Act of 1964. By David R. Morse - President and CEO / New American Dimensions, LLC

During the XIX International AIDS Conference, the Latino Commission on AIDS, in collaboration with Merck (known as MSD outside of the U.S. and Canada), launched Sharing Stories, Creating Hope, an innovative multimedia HIV educational campaign. The bilingual campaign connects the stories of health-care providers and Latinos/Hispanics living with HIV to demonstrate culturally-relevant HIV care strategies. This public health tool inspires a shared hope that reinforces how individuals and communities can come together to reduce HIV-related healthcare disparities.

The U.S. Census Bureau today launched an interactive global resource on the prevalence of HIV infection and AIDS cases and deaths.

The Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University unveiled a major update of AIDSVu, including new interactive online maps that, for the first time, show the latest HIV prevalence data for 13 U.S. cities by ZIP code or census tract.

ZocDoc, a company with a mission of improving patient access to healthcare, introduces ZocDoc en Espanol – a Spanish-language version of their service which will make it even easier for Hispanic patients to find Spanish-speaking doctors and instantly book appointments online.

The Walt Disney Company became the first major media company to introduce new standards for food advertising on programming targeting kids and families. This significant undertaking marks the latest step in Disney’s partnership with parents to inspire kids to lead healthier lifestyles.

A new national survey commissioned by Cultúr Health shows healthcare marketers should target insured Hispanic women ages 25-35. These young Latinas, representing a rapidly growing Hispanic demographic, are key healthcare gatekeepers – managing their own health needs and frequently those of their families, parents, grandparents and other relatives as well.

The Partnership at Drugfree.org and MetLife Foundation found that past-month marijuana use – particularly heavy use – has increased significantly among U.S. high school students since 2008.

The Clorox Company, in partnership with the National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN), announced the launch of the Hispanic Nurses Network, a new healthcare resource for Hispanic families.

UnitedHealthcare’s Latino Health Solutions launched a bilingual mobile website that provides health and wellness information tailored to Hispanics’ specific cultural and language needs.

The use of retail medical clinics located in pharmacies and other retail settings increased 10-fold between 2007 and 2009 according to a 2011 RAND study. The determining factors in choosing a retail medical clinic over a physician’s office were age, health status, income and proximity to the clinic.

CVS/pharmacy launched Project Health (Proyecto Salud in Spanish), a wellness program delivering more than $21 million worth of free health screenings to multicultural communities.

Merck (known as MSD outside the United States and Canada) announced that three-time GRAMMY award-winning Cuban-American recording artist and songwriter Jon Secada is adding his voice to the Tune In to Hep C public health campaign to help raise awareness of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) infectio

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