Health Facts Plus: Hispanic-American Health

Health Facts Plus: Hispanic-American Health

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Low-Income Preschoolers Prone to Obesity (12/28/2006, HealthDay)

AIDS Deaths Rising Among Hispanic Americans (12/01/2006, HealthDay)

Hispanic or Latino Populations (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Office of Minority Health)

Ounce of Prevention: A Guide to Heart Health (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute) - Large PDF file Also available in Spanish

Key to Nutrition: A Diversified Portfolio (Dept. of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health)

Cancer 101 (Dept. of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health) Common Questions and Answers about Hispanic/Latino Mental Health (American Psychiatric Association) Hispanics/Latinos and Diabetes (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)

Homesickness: There’s No Place Like Home (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration) Also available in Spanish Organ Donation 101 (Dept. of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health) Seat Belts and Hispanics (National Safety Council)

Medicaid 101 (Dept. of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health)

Closer Look at Cancer in US Hispanics / Latinos (09/13/2006, American Cancer Society) Health Disparities (10/01/2006, National Institutes of Health) - Links to PDF

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Office of Minority Health National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities Office of Minority Health Resource Center (Dept. of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health)

FASTATS: Health of Hispanic/Latino Population (National Center for Health Statistics) FASTATS: Health of Mexican American Population (National Center for Health Statistics) Heart Disease and Stroke Maps (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion) Hispanic/Latino Profile (Dept. of Health and Human Services, Office of Minority Health) Hispanics and Lung Disease (American Lung Association) Hispanics and Sexually Transmitted Diseases (American Social Health Association) HIV/AIDS among Hispanics (National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention)

Overweight Hispanic Youth Face Increased Risk of Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome (Endocrine Society)

Effects of Advertising on Teenage Girls (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration)

Men''s Health 101 (Dept. of Health and Human Services, Office on Women''s Health)

Folic Acid Knowledge and Use among Hispanic Women (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Office of Minority Health) Health Problems in Hispanic American/Latina Women (National Women''s Health Information Center) Heart Truth for Latinas (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute) - Links to PDF Also available in Spanish Osteoporosis and Hispanic Women (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)

Serving Our Hispanic American Elders (Administration on Aging)

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The primary NIH organization for research on Hispanic-American Health is the

National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities

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Date last updated: 29 December 2006 Topic last reviewed: 07 September 2006