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National Hispanic Health Foundation Honors Health Leaders and Health Student Scholars

WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF), 501(c)(3) foundation of the National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA), hosts its 10th Annual California Awards Gala where students ...

The new Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford opens its doors December 9

PALO ALTO, California, Dec. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Over a decade in the making, Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford is just days away from opening its new Main building and grounds on December 9.  The hospital reached ...

Health Alert: Cold and Flu Season Poses Risk of Accidental Medicine Poisonings Among Young...

WASHINGTON, Dec. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Up and Away campaign, and Safe Kids Worldwide are reminding parents to keep their medicines stored up and away, out of reach and ...

National Poll Finds Hispanics Committed to Individual and Community Health

WASHINGTON, Dec. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Healthy Americas Institute of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health (the Alliance) today released a far-ranging survey of attitudes toward health care in the Hispanic community. ...

Carolinas HealthCare System Partners with Johnson C. Smith University to Provide Athletic Training

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina, Dec. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Carolinas HealthCare System is partnering with Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU) to provide sports medicine and athletic training services to the university's ...

St. Jude Memphis Marathon® Weekend raises record $10.3 million for St. Jude Children’s Research...

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Dec. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- On Saturday, Dec. 2, 25,000 participants and 40,000 spectators from across the U.S. gathered for the 16th annual St. Jude Memphis Marathon Weekend presented by Juice Plus+® and ...

¡Vive Tu Vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® Brings Needed Services and Day of Family...

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- This Saturday, December 2, 2017, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health and the Mexican American Opportunity Foundation present the 11th Annual ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® ...

NIH’s All of Us Journey Comes to Central New Mexico Community College

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico, Nov. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/-- This week, Central New Mexico Community College (CNM) and the National Alliance for Hispanic Health will host the National Institutes of Health's All of Us Journey, a ...

NIH’s All of Us Journey Comes to The University of Texas at El Paso

EL PASO, Texas, Nov. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Who: UTEP and All of Us Research Program What: <td...

#UnidosConStJude national radio event raises nearly $500,000 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital®

MEMPHIS, Tennessee, Nov. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The recent Promesa y Esperanza ® (Promise and Hope) national radio event raised funds for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®, helping to ensure that families never ...

Air pollution exposure in early pregnancy linked to miscarriage, NIH study suggests

BETHESDA, Md., Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- WHAT: Exposure to common air pollutants, such as ozone and fine particles, may increase the risk of early pregnancy loss, according to a study conducted by the National Institutes ...

Using Real Patient Stories, New PSA Campaign Urges Americans to Bring High Blood Pressure...

NEW YORK, Nov. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Today the American Heart Association (AHA), American Stroke Association (ASA), and the American Medical Association (AMA) announced a new public service awareness (PSA) campaign in ...

FDA warns about illegal use of injectable silicone for body contouring and associated health...

SILVER SPRING, Maryland, Nov. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued a safety communication to warn consumers and health care practitioners about the serious injuries and disfigurement that ...

America’s Promise Alliance Announces New Healthy Schools Fund

Grant focuses on supporting school districts and community organizations working to create healthy school environments. WASHINGTON, Nov. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- America's Promise Alliance, the nation's largest network ...

Statement of Jane L. Delgado, PhD, MS, President and CEO of National Alliance for...

WASHINGTON, Nov. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The National Alliance for Hispanic Health applauds the nomination of Alex Azar to be the Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). The Department needs a ...

National Alliance for Hispanic Health Honors Nation’s Veterans with Focus on Dangers of Tobacco...

WASHINGTON, Nov. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/-- "This Veteran's Day we give thanks to our country's veterans and show reverence for the sacrifices they have made for our country. However, it is critical to provide year-round support ...

Obesity during pregnancy may lead directly to fetal overgrowth, NIH study suggests

BETHESDA, Maryland, Nov. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Obesity during pregnancy—independent of its health consequences such as diabetes—may account for the higher risk of giving birth to an atypically large infant, according to ...

Statement of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health on ending of Temporary Protected Status...

WASHINGTON, Nov. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- "Yesterday's action by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) destroys the emotional security of US citizen children born to Nicaraguan immigrant parents who were told to leave our ...

Food Safety Can Be Crucial For People with Diabetes

SILVER SPRING, Md., Nov. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- November is National Diabetes Month. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reminds people with diabetes (and those preparing food for them) about the importance of safe ...

Le-Vel Thinks Pink

DALLAS, Nov. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Le-Vel Brands, LLC, the world leader in human nutritional innovation, has presented the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) with a donation from the proceeds of its limited-edition ...

World’s Largest Meeting of Eye Physicians and Surgeons Kicks Off in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Next week, thousands of eye physicians and surgeons will attend AAO 2017, the American Academy of Ophthalmology's 121st annual meeting. The meeting delivers opportunities to hear from ...

First Medical E-Commerce Site Launches in New York Just as Open Enrollment Starts!

NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Urgent Medical Access, UMA Health, announced today its insurance-free, affordable health care marketplace is the ideal way for patients in the New York area with high-deductible plans or ...

After Hurricane Harvey, ¡Vive Tu Vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® Brings Needed Services and...

HOUSTON, Nov. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- This Saturday, November 4, 2017, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health and the Hispanic Health Coalition present the 11th Annual ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® in Houston, Texas. ...

U.S. preterm birth rate on the rise for second year in a row

WHITE PLAINS, New York, Nov. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The nation's rate of preterm birth—the largest contributor to infant death in the United States -- increased again in 2016, after nearly a decade of decline, earning the ...

Stand Up To Cancer And Major League Baseball Hit Home With Powerful New PSA...

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) is set to launch a new public service announcement (PSA) campaign in collaboration with SU2C Founding Donor Major League Baseball. The PSA, titled ...

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