Thursday, November 14, 2019

Poll Shows Florida Latina Moms Support President Obama, not Compelled by GOP

The results of a flash poll released this week by Mamiverse.com, impreMedia, and Latino Decisions, that reveals the issues most important to the country’s fastest growing demographic, shows that President Obama enjoys considerable support from Florida Latina Moms, who also find the GOP “less than compelling.” Conducted in partnership with Latino Decisions, a Washington DC […]

Latinos Would be Among Worst Hurt if Medicaid is Cut

Latinos would be among the hardest hit if Medicaid is cut, according to a new report by a coalition of health and civil rights organizations. The report titled “Medicaid: A Lifeline for Blacks and Latinos with Serious Health Care Needs,” found that cutting Medicaid doesn’t actually reduce medical costs, instead it shifts the costs to […]

Poverty, Stress, and Miscommunication Contribute to High Levels of Asthma in Latinos

A new report  found that miscommunication ranks at the top of contributing factors for high rates of asthma among the Latino community. The report “Luchando por el Aire: The Burden of Asthma on Hispanics,” was released by the American Lung Association in October and it explores the causes contributing to the high asthma burden that […]

New HHS Survey Standards will Help Reduce Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities Among Latinos

In an effort to improve its ability to highlight disparities in health status and target interventions to reduce them, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced final standards to more consistently measure race, ethnicity, sex, primary language, and disability status yesterday. “It is our job to get a better understanding of why disparities […]

Comentarios from Maria Cardona: “Why Rubio won’t help GOP get Latino vote”

Repeat after me, GOP: “Marco Rubio will not be our savior with Latinos in the 2012 election.” It has nothing to do with whether the U.S. senator from Florida lied about the year his parents came to the United States, though let’s pause on that for a moment anyway: It should be fully explored, as […]

Immigrant Health Care Is A National Concern

This makes perfect sense, and it puts the debate where it should go: in the realm of public health. According to the San Diego News, the American College of Physicians says that health care for the undocumented is a public health concern and that illegal immigrants should have access to health care so they don’t […]

Obama to Sign Health Care Reform into Law in Iowa

Today President Obama will travel to Iowa to sign the historic health care bill into law. Passage of the bill that passed with no Republican support will have an impact on all Americans including the one in three Latinos that are uninsured. Republicans across the country are specifically challenging the mandate in the health care […]