The American Cancer Society launched a public awareness campaign to increase life-saving cancer screening practices among Latinos and encourage this community to seek the Society's expert bilingual cancer information services.

Hispanic-Americans are twice as likely to have diabetes as other Americans.

Ehealth (the use of the Internet related to health and health care) continues to grow, and a recent national survey finds that 110 million adults sometimes go online to look for health care information.

McDonald's 29,000 restaurants around the world will host an unprecedented simultaneous fundraiser for children in their communities.

The American medical profession is on a demographic collision course with an increasingly diverse nation, according to a report released by Community Catalyst.

As Hispanic/Latino communities in the United States continue to grow rapidly, they face dire health risks. Thousands of Hispanic/Latino people in our country die from cancer each year, many from cancers that could have been prevented or

The National Speaking of Women's Health Foundation (SWH) will receive a big boost in reach this year from national sponsor Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

U.S. Hispanics are active healthcare consumers who seek information from key trusted sources, says a new study by Tapestry.

To address HIV disclosure and help prevent the spread of HIV in the Latino community, AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA) recently published "Breaking The Silence... Rompiendo El Silencio."

Because men from racial and ethnic minority populations face such a high risk of heart disease, diabetes, HIV/AIDS, and other conditions and often lack access to basic care, they are now experiencing a health care crisis, according to a report released today by Community Voices: HealthCare for th

The Arthritis Foundation released results from a first-of-its-kind $700,000 CDC grant appropriated to the organization in 1999.

To draw attention to the growing epidemic of HIV/AIDS in young people, the Adolescent AIDS Program (AAP) at Children's Hospital at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, New York has launched a comprehensive online resource center addressing youth and HIV/AIDS.

The National Health Council released a paper titled, "Direct-to-Consumer Prescription Drug Advertising: Overview & Recommendations," concluding that its "benefits outweigh any negative impacts," and that it is supported by "most consumers and many physicians, as well as the FDA."

As creatures of comfort, Americans are continuing to take stock in the hottest trend this season - home-style food.

Minority health leaders and scholars from around the United States will convene in Pittsburgh Jan. 10-11 for the University of Pittsburgh Center for Minority Health's second annual summit on eliminating racial and ethnic health disparities.

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