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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 ...

Statement of Stacey D. Stewart, President, March of Dimes on Declaration of Public Health...

WASHINGTON, Oct. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The March of Dimes released the following statement from President Stacey Stewart regarding the White House declaration of a public health emergency in the ongoing opioids ...

Live Pure Launches DIY Home Environmental Testing Product

NEWINGTON, N.H., Oct. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Live Pure, Inc. announced today the first-to-market launch of an all-in-one, do-it-yourself indoor air and drinking water assessment kit, called the yogi.  With patents pending, ...

Domino’s® to Raise ‘Dough’ for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital® with 14th Annual St....

ANN ARBOR, Michigan, Oct. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Domino's Pizza (NYSE: DPZ) is launching its 14th annual St. Jude Thanks and Giving®campaign to raise "dough" for the kids of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®. The ...

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

BROWNSVILLE, Texas, Oct. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- This Saturday, October 21, 2017, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health and Brownsville Community Health Centers present the 11th Annual ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get ...

Jimmy Smits Joins Stand Up To Cancer In New Public Service Announcement

LOS ANGELES and NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Stand Up To Cancer (SU2C) has created a new cancer immunotherapy public service announcement (PSA) campaign, supported by a charitable donation from Bristol-Myers Squibb ...

The American Heart Association hosts inaugural summit on social determinants of health; addresses barriers...

DALLAS, Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The American Heart Association, the world's leading voluntary organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke, hosted its inaugural EmPOWERED ...

Dr. Dabber Announces Partnership for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Dr. Dabber, rapidly emerging as a national leader in quality vaporizer pens and accessories, is teaming up with Keep a Breast Foundation in support of breast cancer awareness and ...

Statement of Stacey D. Stewart, President, March of Dimes on the Decision to End...

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The March of Dimes released the following statement from President Stacey D. Stewart on today's announcement that President Trump has decided not to issue cost-sharing subsidies to ...

Does Your Halloween Plan Include Scary Eyes? Be Sure to See Your Eye Care...

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Decorative contact lenses can add just the right amount of creepy to your Halloween costume. But wearing costume contact lenses without a prescription can set you up for serious ...

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

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- This Saturday, October 14, 2017, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health and Family Health Centers of San Diego present the 11th Annual ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving!®San Diego ...

Cal/OSHA Encourages Employers and Workers to Protect Against Exposure to Hepatitis A Virus

OAKLAND, Calif., Oct. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Cal/OSHA is encouraging employers and workers at risk of exposure to the hepatitis A virus to review preventive measures posted online. Hepatitis A is a highly contagious liver ...

SaludMóvil Launches SuReceta, Bilingual Prescription Discount App that Helps Hispanics Save Money on Overpriced...

MIAMI, Oct. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- SaludMóvil, the premiere digital destination for Hispanic health and wellness, announces the launch of SuReceta, the first bilingual prescription discount app designed specifically to help ...

Inaugural summit on social determinants of health and addressing barriers to healthy living and...

DALLAS, Oct. 5, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- According to the American Heart Association (Association), individual behaviors aren't the only factors that affect health. Community environments also play a determining role in health ...

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