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Medicare: What Latinos Should Know

Medicare can be a complex topic for anyone.   Getting health insurance coverage through Medicare has many moving parts, from knowing where to start, to searching through plans, to choosing the right plan for you.   Let’s dive into Medicare and a few helpful tips to consider when choosing your plan.   What is Medicare?   Medicare is the …
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Protect Your Family from RSV

With the winter season in full swing, it’s peak time for flu, COVID-19, and RSV.   Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) is a respiratory virus that usually causes mild, cold-like symptoms.  Most people recover in a week or two. But RSV can be serious, especially for infants and older adults. Latino children also face a “significantly higher burden.”  …
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The Need for Latino-Focused Parkinson’s Disease Research

Parkinson’s disease is a brain disorder that causes uncontrollable movements, such as shaking, stiffness, and difficulty with balance, according to the National Institute on Aging.  But what do you really know about Parkinson’s and your risk?  Let’s dive into the causes, symptoms, and treatment of Parkinson’s and how it impacts Latinos.   What Causes Parkinson’s Disease?  …
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8 Big Reasons Liver Cancer Hurts Latinos

Latinos have the second-highest rate of dying from liver cancer among racial/ethnic groups.  Understanding the reasons why this is happening can reveal how to address this suffering and prevent liver cancer among Latinos, which can improve health for the broader population.  “Understanding the causes of Latino liver cancer rates in South Texas and across the …
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5 Ways to Keep Kids Safe This Summer

Summer heat waves are increasingly more severe due to climate change, making it important to ensure children’s safety amid rising temperatures.  While essentials like sunscreen, hats, and shade are important, one of the most crucial steps is keeping children hydrated.   Let’s dive into hydration and other ways to help families stay safe this summer!  …
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