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America’s food security problem and how to fix it

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In South Dallas, the heart health statistics are grim. More residents die from heart disease and diabetes than elsewhere in the city, and being hospitalized for high blood pressure is much more common.

The Bonton neighborhood of South Dallas is among the poorest, with […]

El problema de la seguridad alimentaria en EE UU y como arreglarlo

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En Dallas Sur, las estadísticas de salud son tétricas. Allí mueren más habitantes por enfermedad del corazón y diabetes que en otros sectores de la ciudad. Y es mucho más común que una persona que vive allí sea hospitalizada por presión arterial alta.

El ingreso […]

Se realiza el primer estudio de largo plazo de la salud de personas LGBTI en EE UU

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Korvin Bothwell buscó información de salud sobre las personas trans años antes de hacer su transición en 2013, pero era escasa. No había mucha más después de su transición, cuando quiso saber más sobre los efectos secundarios de la testosterona.

“Tenía muchas preguntas”, dijo […]

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First long-term health study of LGBTQ underway in U.S.

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Korvin Bothwell searched for health information about transgender people years before he made his transition in 2013, but it was scant. There wasn’t much more available after his transition when he wanted to learn more about the side effects of testosterone.

“I had a […]

June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Blog, Heart Disease, High Blood Pressure, Hispanic, multicultural, Obesity, Patients, Tobacco, Women|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on First long-term health study of LGBTQ underway in U.S.

Un papá en Texas cambia sus tradiciones culinarias por la salud de su hija

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De por sí, fue doloroso dejar la panceta y los vegetales enlatados. Fue aún más difícil eliminar la sal de ajo. Mike Brusa no quería que sus platillos italianos perdieran su singular sabor, pero le había prometido a su hija que prepararía comidas […]

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Texas father changes culinary traditions for his daughter’s heart health

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Giving up pancetta and canned vegetables was bad enough. It was harder to cut out garlic salt. Mike Brusa worried his Italian dishes would lose their signature flavor, but he had promised his daughter he’d cook healthier to help her get well.

“This condition […]

Study author: Conventional CPR education efforts should intensify for children

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Education efforts to teach bystander CPR should intensify in minority communities, according to the lead author of a recent study that showed Hispanic and African-American children were less likely to get CPR with breaths, which had improved survival compared to compression-only CPR or […]

Investigadora: Se deben intensificar las iniciativas de educación de la RCP convencional para niños

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Según el autor principal de un estudio reciente que mostró que los niños hispanos y los afro-americanos tienden menos que los blancos a recibir RCP con respiración, se tienen que intensificar las iniciativas educacionales de RCP que dan transeúntes. Los resultados del informa […]

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Study: Belly fat may lead to high blood pressure by affecting kidneys

It’s been known for a while that a spare tire around the midsection is more of a risk for cardiac-health problems than a flatter stomach. A recently released study says it may be because extra belly fat can affect the kidneys, increasing blood pressure.

Dr. Aslan Turer, an interventional cardiologist […]

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Flu is recurring and approaching health issue

With Ebola requiring attention around the world, public health officials warn that the flu is a recurring health issue that should not be ignored.

“We should be as worried as we always are about the flu,” said Mary Ann Bauman, M.D., an American Heart Association volunteer and medical director of […]