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Pena Interview Transcript – English

Most health statistics for U.S. Hispanics and Latinos are grim. Adults have high rates of diabetes and uncontrolled blood pressure, and children have high rates of obesity.

Phoenix couple Ana Villalva and Marco Antonio Peña have heard of these problems. They don’t want to be a statistic. The Peñas and […]

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Pena Interview Transcript – Spanish

La mayoría de estadísticas de salud de hispanos y latinos estadounidenses son preocupantes. Los adultos tienen tasas altas de diabetes, muchos no tienen controlada la presión arterial alta y los niños tienen altas tasas de obesidad.

Ana Villalva y Marco Antonio Peña, una pareja en Phoenix, están conscientes de esos […]

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History of CPR Timeline – Text Only

Originally Published: October 15, 2015; October 16, 2015; October 20, 2015

Attempts to revive people who have stopped breathing date back centuries. But it was in the late 1950s and early 1960s that modern CPR developed.

1740 –
Paris Academy of Sciences recommends mouth-to-mouth resuscitation for drowning victims.
1891 –
Dr. Friedrich Maass performs […]

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Feel the Pressure – Text Only (English)

Originally published: July 13, 2016

Feel the Pressure

One in three U.S. adults has high blood pressure. Another third has higher-than-normal blood pressure, called prehypertension.

Normal
Less than 120/80 mmHg

Prehypertension
120/80 to 139/89

High
140/90 or higher

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Feel the Pressure – Text Only (Spanish)

Se publicó originalmente el 13 de julio de 2016

Bájale a la presión

Uno de cada tres adultos estadounidenses tiene la presión arterial alta. Otro tercio de adultos tiene la presión arterial más alta de lo normal, una condición conocida como prehipertensión.

Normal
Menos de 120/80 mmHg

Prehipertensión
120/80 a 139/89

Presión alta
140/90 o más alta

Fuente: […]

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Diabetic Nation – Text Version

Originally published: December 10, 2015

Diabetic Nation

Since 1980, the number of U.S. adults diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes has quadrupled, from 5.5 million to 21.9 million in 2014, according to federal data. There are millions more undiagnosed diabetes cases. In 2013, the most recent year for which state-specific data are […]

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Study of Latinos – English

Published Oct. 12, 2016

More than 16,000 Hispanics and Latinos in the United States are taking part in the first health study of its kind called the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos, SOL for short.

Launched almost a decade ago with funding from the National Institutes of Health, scientists in […]

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Study of Latinos – Spanish

Se publicó el 12 de octubre de 2016

Más de 16.000 hispanos y latinos en Estados Unidos participan en el primer estudio de su especie, el Estudio de la Salud de la Comunidad Hispana/Estudio de los Latinos, o SOL.

El proyecto se lazó hace una década, subvencionado por los Institutos Nacionales […]

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Obesity in Hispanics – Text Only (English)

Published Oct. 12, 2016

Obesity in Hispanics

Obesity rates for Hispanics living in the United States are highest among Puerto Rican men and women, based on data from the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos.

Cuban men: 34%

Cuban women: 39%

Dominican men: 39%

Dominican women: 43%

Mexican men: 37%

Mexican women: 41%

Puerto Rican men: 41%

Puerto Rican […]

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Obesity in Hispanics – Text Only (Spanish)

Se publicó el 12 de octubre de 2016

La obesidad en los hispanos

Según estadísticas del Estudio de la Salud de la Comunidad Hispana/Estudio de los Latinos, las tasas de obesidad en los hispanos que viven en Estados Unidos son más altas en hombres y mujeres puertorriqueños.

Cubanos: 34%

Cubanas: 39%

Dominicanos: 39%

Dominicanas: 43%

Mexicanos: […]

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