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Tu Salud Sin COVID: New website helps Hispanics manage their chronic diseases during COVID

WASHINGTON, March 8, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Hispanic Communications Network (HCN) (hcnmedia.com) in collaboration with the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors (NACDD), with funding from the Centers Disease Control ...

NIH effort seeks to understand MIS-C, range of SARS-CoV-2 effects on children

BETHESDA, Maryland, March 2, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The National Institutes of Health has launched a new research effort to understand how SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, affects children, who account for <a ...

Direct Relief Establishes “Fund for Health Equity” with Initial $75 Million

Founding Partner AbbVie Foundation and Philanthropist MacKenzie Scott provide Anchoring Investments SANTA BARBARA, Calif., March 2, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Direct Relief today announced the formation of its Fund for Health ...

Solis Health Plans Earns National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Accreditation

MIAMI, March 2, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Solis Health Plans (Solis) is pleased to announce its accreditation from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA), a private, non-profit organization dedicated to improving ...

Parkinson’s Foundation Adds University of Miami Miller School of Medicine to PD GENEration Research...

MIAMI and NEW YORK, March 2, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Parkinson's Foundation announced the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine is a new site for <a target="_blank"...

New Alzheimer’s Association Report Examines Racial and Ethnic Attitudes on Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care

CHICAGO, March 2, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Findings from two national surveys appearing in the Alzheimer's Association 2021 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures report reveal that discrimination is a barrier to Alzheimer's and ...

Blue Shield of California Donates $40 Million to its Foundation

OAKLAND, Calif., March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Blue Shield of California has made a $40-million contribution to Blue Shield of California Foundation to support its efforts to end domestic violence and to make <span...

National Kidney Foundation Recognizes National Kidney Month by Focusing on Diabetes as a leading...

NEW YORK, March 1, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- In honor of National Kidney Month which starts today, the National Kidney Foundation's (NKF) national public awareness campaign, "Are You the 33%?" enters a new phase focusing on the ...

Colgate-Palmolive Launches New Colgate Renewal Focused on Improving Overall Gum Health

NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Today, Colgate-Palmolive announced an exciting new product innovation - New Colgate Renewal toothpaste, designed by gum care experts to reverse early gum damage for a beautiful, ...

Public Health Focuses on Dangers of Menthol Cigarettes Reaching Those Most Impacted by Menthol...

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) launches its first quit menthol cigarette campaign to address the risks and harms of menthol tobacco use within ...

CVS Health to Administer COVID-19 Vaccines at Over 80 Pharmacy Locations in Florida as...

WOONSOCKET, R.I., Feb. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- In an ongoing effort to expand access to COVID-19 vaccines and help the country move forward from the pandemic, CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) today announced that it will begin to ...

Leading Health and Cancer Advocacy Groups Unite to Reduce Racial Disparities in Cancer Care

NCCN, ACS CAN, and NMQF present new polling data showing patient, caregiver and provider views of bias and suggest policy and practice changes to improve equity in access to high quality cancer care. WASHINGTON and PLYMOUTH MEETING, Pa., ...

Blue Shield of California Is Named One of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for...

OAKLAND, Calif., Feb. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Blue Shield of California has once again been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies in 2021 by the Ethisphere Institute, the global leader in defining and ...

Use the Nutrition Facts Label to Make Heart-Healthy Food Choices

SILVER SPRING, Md., Feb. 16, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Did you know that February is American Heart Month? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United...

National Alliance for Hispanic Health Calls on Senate to Advance “Without Delay” Confirmation of...

WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- On the eve of Senate Committee hearings on the nomination of Xavier Becerra as Secretary of Health and Human Services, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health (Alliance) submitted ...

UniVista Insurance is ready to help Floridians during the special enrollment period for Obamacare

MIAMI, Feb. 19, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- UniVista Insurance is ready to help the community navigate the different health insurance options available through the Healthcare Marketplace in the new special enrollment period for ...

Hundreds of People at Risk for Severe COVID-19 Avoid Hospitalization with New Treatment

BRONX, N.Y., Feb. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Last December, 70-year-old Bronx resident Irma Vega got COVID-19. Like 52 percent of people living in...

AARP NY Calls on Governor Cuomo to Add Five-Point Nursing Home Reform Plan to...

ALBANY, N.Y., Feb. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- AARP New York today called on Governor Andrew Cuomo to include in his 2021-22 State Budget proposal a Five-Point Nursing Home Reform Plan to require minimum hours of direct care and ...

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts and Community Health Centers Team Up to Address...

BOSTON, Feb. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts ("Blue Cross")...

Public Health Calls for Dental Care to Start Early in Childhood

Even Amid COVID-19 Parents Can Take Actions Now To Improve Their Child's Dental Health Later LOS ANGELES, Feb. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- In time for National Children's Dental Health Month, the Los Angeles County Department ...

National Alliance for Hispanic Health Launches Vacunas (Vaccines) Network on COVID-19 and Flu Prevention...

WASHINGTON, Feb. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- "With more than 27 million cases in the country and COVID-19 death rates 2.8 times higher for Hispanics compared to non-Hispanic whites the coming weeks and months are critical to ...

American Cancer Society Announces New Diversity in Cancer Research Program – Made Permanent By...

The fund will create a permanent umbrella to develop initiatives to support researchers of color and increase diversity in cancer research and patient care  ATLANTA, Feb. 9, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The American Cancer Society ...

Urban Health Plan Residency Program for Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants Receives Accreditation

BRONX, N.Y., Feb. 5, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Urban Health Plan's Nurse Practitioner (NP) and Physician Assistant (PA) Residency Program has received accreditation by the National Nurse Practitioner Residency and Fellowship ...

Alzheimer’s Nonprofit HFC To Host First Virtual CareCon, Providing Free Safe Space For Caregivers

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- National Alzheimer's nonprofit organization, HFC, has announced HFC CareCon presented by Kensington Senior Living, a free, virtual event designed specifically for Alzheimer's and ...

GenoBank.io and Arion Genetica Partner to Make COVID-19 Testing Easier, More Secure for Travelers

PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 4, 2021 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- GenoBank.io, the leader in anonymous, privacy-securing DNA testing, has partnered with Arion Genetica and a network of laboratories based in Mexico City, Mexico. The two ...

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