EricMoreno77 published the resource First-Ever Latino Policy Summit to be Held in San Antonio in the Hub Salud America! 3 hours, 48 minutes ago
As the Latino population continues to grow in numbers – 1 in every 4 people by 2035 is expected to be Latino – their influence on the overall country is expected to mirror that growth. Despite their large numbers, many Latinos still face inequities in several key health indicators that prevent them from obtaining quality healthcare and fin […]
EricMoreno77 published the resource Report Finds Texas is the Best Place for Latino Business in the Hub Salud America! 1 day, 3 hours ago
For many Latinos a lack of access to opportunities keep them from achieving health equity and obtaining financial security. However, a recent study from the financial website WalletHub paints a very positive picture of where things could be heading.
Latinos are already the largest ethnic and racial minority in the country and their numbers […]
Latinos are already the nation’s largest racial and ethnic minority group. Their numbers continue to grow and are expected to increase from 1 in 6 today to 1 in 3 by 2060. They also continuously face numerous health disparities compared to whites.
Even among Latinos, there are inequities – especially between Latino men and Latina women. A […]
EricMoreno77 published the resource Latino Kids Start School Three Months Behind in Math in the Hub Salud America! 3 days, 9 hours ago
Findings from a new report shed light on the state of Latino children and the education gap many face as they enter kindergarten.
According to a study entitled “Making Math Count More for Young Latino Children” by Child Trends, Latino students are three months behind in math literacy compared to their white peers. Citing poverty in Lat […]
EricMoreno77 published the change New Policy Would Bring Food Pantries to Texas Schools in the Hub Salud America! 4 days, 8 hours ago
Overall Latinos are disproportionately affected by poverty, food insecurity, and unemployment compared to their white peers. According to Feeding America, Latinos are also more likely to receive emergency food assistance than their White, non-Hispanic peers and less likely to receive SNAP benefits and are Latinos are more than twice as likely […]
EricMoreno77 published the resource Increased Enrollment led to Increased Number of Hispanic-Serving Institutions in the U.S. in the Hub Salud America! 1 week ago
There is an undeniable link between education and health. In fact, educational attainment is one of the key social determinants of health.
Lack of access and opportunity are often some of the barriers that keep many Latinos from furthering their education beyond high school.
However, the numbers from several studies have pointed to the […]
EricMoreno77 published the resource New Research Shows Racial, Ethnic & Gender Differences in Medicare in the Hub Salud America! 1 week, 1 day ago
As part of National Minority Health Month 2017, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Office of Minority Health (CMS OMH) released two reports detailing the type of care received by individuals as part of Medicare Advantage (MA).
“This is the first time that CMS has released Medicare Advantage data on racial and ethnic disparities i […[Read more]
EricMoreno77 published the change Stress, Anxiety, Depression – These Affect Latinos More than Ever Before in the Hub Salud America! 1 week, 2 days ago
More Americans than ever before are stressed, depressed, and coping with anxiety on a regular basis.
According to a new study, an estimated 8.3 million adults in the U.S. (close to 3.5%) suffer from serious psychological distress. What’s worse, many are unable to get the help they need to either treat there conditions or even get a d […]
EricMoreno77 published the resource Narrowing the Wealth Gap for Latinos is Goal of New Initiatives in the Hub Salud America! 1 week, 3 days ago
Economic stability is often one of the most important determining factors of a person’s – and a family’s – overall health. The stress associated with money often leads to severe negative health conditions and can severely impact children’s abilities to succeed in school.
Recognizing that many Latinos live in low-income, high-pove […]
EricMoreno77 published the change Report Sheds Light on Hunger & Homelessness Problem for Many College Students in the Hub Salud America! 1 week, 4 days ago
For many Latinos, the dream of going to and attending college is a lifelong dream. More and more are enrolling in two- and four-year colleges and universities. While the numbers don’t quite match other racial and ethnic minorities, more Latinos are earning secondary degrees.
However, for many, the college experience quickly turns from d […]
EricMoreno77 published the change New York to Give Tuition-Free College to Middle Class Students in the Hub Salud America! 2 weeks ago
Educational attainment is one of the key determinants of health. While Latinos have made great strides in attaining greater education – the Latino high school dropout figures are at all-time lows and more are enrolling in two- and four-year universities – there is still a long way to go before they are achieving secondary degrees at the lev […]
EricMoreno77 published the resource Graphic Novel Illustrates the Importance of Health Equity in the Hub Salud America! 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Latinos are the nation’s largest racial/ethnic minority group. They are expected to grow from 1 in 6 people today to 1 in 4 by 2035 and 1 in 3 by 2060.
Many Latinos suffer vast differences in health conditions, also called health disparities, compared to whites.
Health inequities are at play that create these disparities. Several of t […]
EricMoreno77 published the change Massachusetts will pay for AP STEM Exams for Low-Income Students in the Hub Salud America! 2 weeks, 2 days ago
For many Latinos, the dream of attaining an education beyond high school is unreachable. Whether it is a lack of access, a lack of funds, or a lack of resources, many just do not have the option of going to college.
In Massachusetts (10.56% Latino population), some of those barriers are about to be eliminated thanks to an initiative from the […]
EricMoreno77 published the change Telehealth is Working for Latinos in South Carolina in the Hub Salud America! 2 weeks, 4 days ago
“Telehealth” or “Telemedicine,” as it sometimes called, refers to traditional clinical diagnosis and monitoring that is delivered by technology.
It has proven to be an exciting breakthrough in medicine and has been used in wide array of situations to diagnose and manage symptoms, in education, and other related fields of health care, includi […]
EricMoreno77 published the resource New Rankings Show Healthiest & Least Healthy Counties in Texas in the Hub Salud America! 3 weeks ago
It is a well-known fact: where you live impacts your overall well-being.
Environment greatly impacts health, education, employment, access to opportunity, and long-term success.
Latinos often face inequities and disparities due to barriers created by their environments. Many have to live in low-income and high-poverty and high-crime […]
EricMoreno77 published the resource New Poll Reveals Young People’s Opinions on Health Care in the Hub Salud America! 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Overall, most young people in the United States want any health care overhaul by the current Presidential Administration to “strongly resemble” the Affordable Care Act (ACA) which was signed into law under President Barack Obama.
A new poll by GenForward found that the majority of young Americans – age 18-30 – think the federal governm […]
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