One of the overarching goals of Healthy People 2030, a framework designed by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, is to eliminate health disparities and achieve health equity for everyone. In order to do so, it is essential to understand the
Across the U.S., there is a mental health crisis—according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) one in five Americans have a mental health condition. While issues such as depression and anxiety affect all populations, Latinos’ mental health issues are often related to certain lived experiences, including discrimination, cultural
Spring is upon us and Easter is near! In the U.S., nearly eighty percent of the population celebrates the Easter holiday. Many associate Easter with a season of chocolate bunnies, children’s egg hunts, pastel colors, time off work, and increased attendance at church. In Latin America, 69% of adults identify
We spend about 30% of our lives sleeping and approximately 17% of our lives working—together that’s nearly half of our lifespan! Hopefully we spend the other half enjoying time with loved ones, traveling, playing, learning, and doing other things that contribute to a fulfilling life. But what about community involvement?
In recent years, the demand for bilingual talent has increased significantly across industries in the U.S. According to New American Economy, employers have added jobs targeting bilingual employees at higher rates than for U.S. workers overall and are seeking employees who speak multiple languages for both low- and high-skilled positions.
This month, we’re celebrating women and their contributions to art, civil rights, technology, media, politics, science, and more. Without women, our society wouldn’t be what it is today, and they often don’t get the recognition they deserve. Everyone knows Thomas Edison invented the lightbulb and that Neil Armstrong was the
February is Black History Month, and Latinos also have reason to celebrate. Findings of the Pew Research Center report that out of 46.8 million people who identified as Black in the U.S., 5% percent were Black Hispanic. This percentage amounts to 2.4 million people spread throughout the country, with the
El primero de enero entró en vigencia la Ley Federal Ley Sin Sorpresas. Esta nueva normativa permite proteger a los pacientes de pagar cargos médicos inesperados o facturas sorpresa cuando reciben atención medica de emergencia o algún tratamiento efectuado por hospitales o profesionales que no estén dentro de la red
Across the United States, 5 million students are learning English through participation in language learning programs, and the number of multilingual learners has increased by at least 60% over the last decade, according to a Brookings Institution report. English Language Learners (ELL) are the fastest-growing population group in U.S. public
It’s time for our younger generations and others without underlying medical conditions to get their COVID-19 vaccinations since they have now been made widely available to the general public. Medical experts have worked tirelessly on several vaccines to make them safe and effective at preventing you from contracting COVID-19 or