National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day

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National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC October 15 is National Latinx AIDS Awareness Day,* coordinated by the Latino Commission on AIDS. This year’s theme, It Takes a Team of Superheroes to Defeat HIV, calls us to work side by … Read More

Lupus among Asians and Hispanics

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Lupus among Asians and Hispanics Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC Lupus is an autoimmune disease that triggers inflammation in different tissues of the body. The severity of lupus can range from mild to life threatening. According to recent … Read More

Celebrate our Hispanic Heritage Month

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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Learn about health initiatives important for Hispanic health. Hispanics or Latinos are the largest racial/ethnic minority population in the U.S. In September 1968, Congress authorized President Lyndon B. Johnson to … Read More

Chicken and Food Poisoning

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Chicken and Food Poisoning Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Americans eat more chicken every year than any other meat. Chicken can be a nutritious choice, but raw chicken is often contaminated with Campylobacter bacteria and sometimes with Salmonella and Clostridium perfringens bacteria.  If you eat … Read More

Down Syndrome Condition

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Down Syndrome Condition Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Down syndrome is a condition some babies are born with and have the rest of their lives. Even though people with Down syndrome might act and look similar, each person has … Read More

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