Four of five students 'boys and girls' report that they have experienced some type of sexual harassment in school, despite a greater awareness of school policies dealing with the issue, according to a new report, Hostile Hallways II: Bullying, Teasing, and Sexual Harassment in School by the Ameri

The National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (NAMI) will hold its 22nd annual convention in Washington, D.C., July 11-15, 2001, and is extending a special invitation to the Latino community throughout the Washington metropolitan area and the nation.

Discovery Health Channel Latin America and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) have launched a public service campaign that will air on May 31, in celebration of World No Tobacco Day, to raise awareness in Latin America about the health impact of tobacco and in particular the risks associ

A new Federal study on pregnancy-related deaths among specific racial and ethnic groups in the United States found that Hispanic, Asian/Pacific Islander, and American Indian/Alaska Native women had a significantly higher risk of death related to pregnancy than non-Hispanic white women.

Determined to reduce the growing number of Hispanics who die in car crashes each year, the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) on May 21 launched a nationwide campaign to promote the use of seat belts.

In an effort to aid victims of domestic violence, RadioShack Corporation announced that its 7,200 stores nationwide are again collecting used wireless phones in support of the Wireless Foundation's Donate a Phone program. Phones can be dropped off at any RadioShack store now through July 31.

Longstanding disparities in preventive care between whites and African-Americans are narrowing, but Hispanics continue to receive significantly less preventive care than both groups, according to a study published by the Center for Studying Health System Change (HSC).

One out of two children in California who need subsidized access to after school care because their parents are working and earning low wages are at greater risk of violent crime, drug use and other dangers due to the unavailability of adult supervision, according to a new report.

Alcohol producers have a new treat for teenagers as prom and graduation party season begins. A poll conducted for the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) by Penn, Schoen & Berland Associates, Inc.

Less than a third of black and Hispanic children had a dental visit at any time during 1996 (27.2 percent of blacks and 29.2 percent of Hispanics). Overall, less than half (42.5 percent) of all children visited a dentist in 1996.

Two-thirds of teenage girls are currently trying to lose weight or have recently attempted to lose weight, according to a recent study of America’s youth. By the time they reach age 18, about half of U.S. girls feel they are overweight.

Terra Lycos announced it has selected, a U.S. based multi-media medical and healthcare information portal, to serve as its premier, global health/medical channel for the Terra sites.

The proportion of children living in a traditional nuclear family with their biological mother and father increased from 51 percent in 1991 to 56 percent in 1996, the Commerce Department's Census Bureau.

Parents feel one of their main obligations in life is to satisfy their children's basic needs, such as proper nutrition, clothing, health and emotional well-being. However, Latin American parents seem to be ignoring their child's safety when they are on the road.

La Salud Hispana, Latino 's Leading health magazine, and the NY/NJ MetroStars, of Major League Soccer, have announced a strategic partnership for what is expected to be the biggest information and gateway-driven exposition directed to Latino consumers,The Latino Health & Technology Festival