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ZIKA VIRUS OUTBREAK  A SERIOUS PUBLIC HEALTH CONCERN

ZIKA VIRUS OUTBREAK A SERIOUS PUBLIC HEALTH CONCERN

Hilbert Morales, M.P.H. / El Observador At southeastern Brazil’s town of Piracicaba, genetic engineering is being used to produce modified sterile mosquitoes being used to reduce the mosquito as a vector of the ZIKA VIRUS. In such treated areas,...
Never Too Late to Learn

Never Too Late to Learn

Satellite Healthcare Angel Rios is a life-long learner. The 80-year-old had to be to build a life for his family when they moved to San Jose from Mexico in 1966. It’s how he went from a bank job in Mexico, to working in the fields, to learning construction,...
What to Know about Cancer Screening

What to Know about Cancer Screening

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month StatePoint More than 12,000 women are diagnosed annually with cervical cancer and 4,000 women die each year. However, innovations in diagnostics and prevention could help reduce that number, while also giving...
CA Leads the Nation in Insuring Latino Children

CA Leads the Nation in Insuring Latino Children

California has made big strides in reducing the number of uninsured Latino children, according to a new report.(chilombiano/morguefile) Suzanne Potter / California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – California leads the nation in enrolling Latino...
Reporte de Salud

Reporte de Salud

California encabeza la nación en asegurar a los niños y jóvenes latinos Suzanne Potter / California News Service SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Un reporte reciente muestra que California esta teniendo el mayor progreso en el pais para reducir la cantidad...
Reduzca Sus Costos Médicos

Reduzca Sus Costos Médicos

¿Va a ir al médico o al dentista? Esté preparado con una lista de preguntas para su cita. NAPSM ¿Va a ir al médico o al dentista? ¡Esté preparado! Lleve la lista de preguntas a continuación con usted a su cita Conocimientos Previos Si usted está...
Enrollment Specialists Reach Out to CA Latinos

Enrollment Specialists Reach Out to CA Latinos

Health advocates are making a big push for California Latinos to sign up for health insurance before open enrollment ends Jan. 31. (pamelamoore/iStockphoto) Suzanne Potter / California News Service California has 3.8 million uninsured people, by some...
KNOW BEFORE TAKING COLD AND FLU MEDICINE

KNOW BEFORE TAKING COLD AND FLU MEDICINE

BPT Between headaches, stuffy noses, cough and the occasional fever, chances are you’ll at some point reach for over-the-counter medicines (OTC) to combat cold and flu symptoms. OTCs are a safe and effective way to relieve minor ailments when taken...
STAY HEALTHY

STAY HEALTHY

Hermey the Elf with Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer BPT It’s not easy to stay healthy during the holidays. Sweets seem to appear everywhere you go, and with all the present-wrapping and card-writing, there’s not much time to devote to your health and...
¡Que Rico!

¡Que Rico!

La FDA determina que el consumo del salmón diseñado genéticamente es tan seguro como el salmón natural FDA Tras una evaluación científica exhaustiva y rigurosa, la Administración de Alimentos y Medicamentos (FDA, por sus siglas en inglés) ha llegado...

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