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For Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, the Colon Cancer Coalition invites the country to Talk Sh!t to save lives

Created in conjunction with BeautifulBeast, an independent cross-cultural agency, “Talking Sh!t Saves Lives” lives predominantly on Twitter, with the support of radio PSAs, digital videos, social posts, and electronic billboards across the nation.

Republica Havas promotes Managing Directors

Republica Havas and Republica Havas Health announced the promotions of three key leaders to the role of Managing Director.

Food Insecurity Highest Among Latinos in Rural Communities [REPORT]

UnidosUS and Knorr released a report examining hunger and food insecurity among Latinos living in rural communities. "Not Enough Food on the Dinner Table: A Look into Food Insecurity among Hispanics/Latinos Living in Rural Communities in the United States" reflects the findings of a mixed methods needs assessment among 16 community members and 23 community leaders throughout the country conducted between February and March 2022 that explored food insecurity and lack of nutritious meals in rural Latino communities.

What Happens When Your Career Becomes Your Whole Identity

Many people with high-pressure jobs find themselves unhappy with their careers, despite working hard their whole lives to get to their current position. Hating your job is one thing – but what happens if you identify so closely with your work that hating your job...

Health Insurance by Race and Hispanic Origin

The U.S. Census Bureau released a brief on health insurance coverage and the rate of uninsured in the United States by race and Hispanic origin. The brief uses 2021 American Community Survey (ACS) 1-year estimates to describe how health care coverage — whether people have health insurance as well as the type of coverage they hold — varies across groups.

Growth in U.S. Population Shows Early Indication of Recovery Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

After a historically low rate of change between 2020 and 2021, the U.S. resident population increased by 0.4%, or 1,256,003, to 333,287,557 in 2022, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s Vintage 2022 national and state population estimates and components of change.

The Hispanic Healthcare Opportunity

 

MediaPost.com reported that according to the CDC, we are currently experiencing the worst flu season in over a decade. A new report from advertising intelligence company MediaRadar found that various over-the-counter (OTC) drug brands had increased their ad spend for cold and cough medicine in September and October by over 1000% to connect with consumers.  By Roberto Orci

3 Challenges Hispanic Women Face in Healthcare

Every day, I see brands try and many times, fail to reach hispanic women with their advertising. And it never surprises me.  By Diana Brooks - Chief Vision Officer / THE 3 EYE

Health Insurance by Race and Hispanic Origin

The U.S. Census Bureau released a brief on health insurance coverage and the rate of uninsured in the United States by race and Hispanic origin. The brief uses 2021 American Community Survey (ACS) 1-year estimates to describe how health care coverage — whether people have health insurance as well as the type of coverage they hold — varies across groups.

Dr. Aliza Lifshitz, renowned physician, communicator, and founder of Vida y Salud, passes away

Dr. Aliza Lifshitz passed away on Saturday, November 5, 2022, in Los Angeles, California.

Continued Hesitancy for Clinical Trial Participation Among Minorities

Sensis completed its first survey on diversity in medical research and found minorities grossly underrepresented in clinical trials. Even though the FDA will require 15% diversity in federal drug trials for approval, African Americans and Hispanics are the least likely to take part according to research conducted by Sensis.

Advancing Latino Health Equity Through Community Health Workers [PODCAST]

In this episode of The New Mainstream podcast, Mariza Hardin, Co-Founder, Head of Strategy and Operations, and Erik Cardenas, Co-Founder, CEO of Zócalo Health, share the importance of promotoras (community health workers) in improving health care outcomes for Latino communities.

The Model Minority Myth is Hurting Asian Americans’ Mental Health

Statistically, Asian Americans are doing well collectively when it comes to educational and financial attainment. However, our data shows they lag other ethnic groups in seeking mental health services when n

Republica Havas Health launches

Havas Health & You and Republica Havas announced the creation of a new agency, Republica Havas Health, to help foster health equity for multicultural patients and consumers. Republica Havas’s new division will be led by Co-founder, Chairman and CEO Jorge A. Plasencia, and will leverage the scale of HH&Y to reach brands and consumers across the United States, with quick global expansion plans.

Hispanics Prioritize Health Tech and Value Health Advertising More Despite Facing Greater Health Inequities

A new research study by Klick Health and ThinkNow reveals significant cultural differences in the way Hispanics deal with their health – reinforcing the need for cross-cultural marketing programs by healthcare companies targeting this growing population segment.

State of Sleep in America 2022 [REPORT]

Researchers and medical experts across the world consistently agree that when it comes to your overall health and wellbeing, sleep matters. Yet, Americans often compromise quality sleep for the sake of work, personal to-do lists or other factors, despite common knowledge of its importance to our health.

Americans’ Trust in Scientists, Other Groups Declines [REPORT]

Americans’ confidence in groups and institutions has turned downward compared with just a year ago. Trust in scientists and medical scientists, once seemingly buoyed by their central role in addressing the coronavirus outbreak, is now below pre-pandemic levels.

Most Americans Look to Medical Professionals for Trusted Information on Social & Societal Issues, After Family [REPORT]

The Ad Council released a benchmark new study unveiling America’s most trusted messengers, where they have the most impact in driving change for social and societal issues and how they fit into the larger trusted messenger ecosystem.

Six Hispanic Healthcare Insights for Successful In-Culture Marketing

As Latinos welcomed the New Year, the traditional “Salud!” was the quintessential closing to every family’s wishful holiday toast. And while the pandemic has certainly made public health concerns top-of-mind for most, it’s no secret that health and wellness have always been high priorities for U.S. Hispanics, who rank the importance of their health higher than non-Hispanics.

Latinos See U.S. as Better Than Place of Family’s Ancestry for Opportunity, Raising Kids, Health Care Access [REPORT]

For many Latinos, the United States offers a chance at a better life than the place their Latino ancestors came from in several ways.

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