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Latinos At Higher Risk for the Flu

Posted on 12/15/2010 by | General News | Comments

Personal HealthLast year, the flu was the 7th leading cause of death of Latino folks over 65. Nearly 17 million Hispanics contracted the flu in 2009. But only 3 in 10 got a flu shot. See a problem here? The good news is that people are catching on, and folks like Lili Estefan, costar of Univision’s El Gordo y la Flaca, are taking action, like teaming up with like the American Lung Association’s Los Rostros de la Gripe campaign. What are …

News To Know: New Campaign For LiveSTRONG

Posted on 06/17/2009 by | General News | Comments

VolunteeringLiveSTRONG has just launched a new campaign reaching out to Spanish-Speaking cancer survivors.

News To Know: Invisible Boomers

Posted on 09/12/2008 by | Archived Contributor | Comments

Your LifeStatistics seem to indicate the Latino boomer population could be headed for a financial disaster as its members move toward retirement. However the lack of research done on this group means no one knows for sure.