August 19, 2017

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Majority of Latinas are Unaware of their Risk of Diabetes

By Evelyn C. Castillo

Most Latinas have no idea about their personal risk for diabetes according to a new study by NYU Researchers.

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Diabetes Biggest Health Concern for Latinos even as Cancer claims more Lives

By Evelyn C. Castillo

A new NPR/Robert Wood Johnson Foundation/Harvard School of Public Health poll

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New Report calls for End of Lifetime Ban on SNAP over Drug Convictions

By Evelyn C. Castillo

A repeal of the 90s era lifetime ban on welfare benefits, including food stamps, over felony drug convictions is long overdue

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International Hunger Organization calls on Congress to protect Nutrition Programs

By Evelyn C. Castillo

Federal government nutrition programs such as the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

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NCLR says Nutrition Bill will plunge more Latinos into Hunger

By Evelyn C. Castillo

The National Council of La Raza denounced a move by House of Representatives earlier this month to approve a bill

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Changes to Healthcare Laws to benefit Hispanics albeit with Challenges

By Evelyn C. Castillo

Changes to the healthcare system under the Affordable Care Act or “Obamacare” stand to greatly benefit the Hispanic population

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¡NO MÁS HAMBRE!

By Evelyn C. Castillo

La Conferencia Cumbre NO MÁS HAMBRE 2012 se llevó a cabo el 7 de diciembre del 2012, en Washington D.C. Presentada por la revista LATINO, la Conferencia Cumbre dirigió su atención al problema del hambre en la comunidad latina. Según uno de los panelistas, ha sido algo bueno que la Conferencia Cumbre se diera antes [...]

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NO MAS HAMBRE!

By Evelyn C. Castillo

The 2012 NO MAS HAMBRE Summit took place on December 7, 2012, in Washington D.C. Presented by LATINO Magazine, the Summit addressed the issue of hunger in the Latino community.

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