CDC – Valentine’s Day Tips

Posted by Grameen PrimaCare in Blog

Be heart-healthy. Make A Date With Your Heart! February is American Heart Month, and Valentine’s Day is a great time to start taking steps to be heart-healthy. Prevent and control high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and diabetes. Avoid smoking and secondhand smoke. Limit alcohol use. Maintain a healthy weight. Be...

Advocates take the pulse of Latinos’ heart health

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A grassroots public education model that fielded a cadre of health mentors from two California counties significantly boosted Latino residents’ knowledge of everything from cholesterol and diabetes to the importance of nutrition and exercise, according to a study organized by the Southern California Clinical and Translational Science Institute (SC CTSI). The SC...

Coverage Opportunities and Obstacles for Hispanics Under the ACA

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The Hispanic community—a group whose vote is highly valued by both political parties—stands to benefit significantly from the Affordable Care Act (ACA). At least a third of all Hispanics under the age of 65, or 15.3 million people, lack health insurance. According to RAND estimates, 5.4 million of these individuals will...

Documentary:The Waiting Room

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“The crowded emergency room of Highland Hospital in Oakland, Calif., is the setting of Peter Nicks’s wrenching documentary “The Waiting Room.” Shot in 2010 over five months, the film, which has no narrator, titles, statistical analysis or overt editorializing, observes a composite day there during which nearly 250 patients — most of...

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