- source of the salmonella that sickened hundreds of people: jalapeños grown in Texas. But more reports of people getting sick are still coming in and the case is not closed.
- The Washington Post today reports on the high number of undergraduate women that have experienced "emotional, physical or sexual violence stemming from personal relationships before or during college."
- HealthDay reports on a Johns Hopkins University study of Hispanics with diabetes:
- The Wall Street Journal's health journal columnist Melinda Beck writes about gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) in babies.
- Meanwhile, WSJ's Sarah Rubenstein writes about what the government is doing to try to reduce inflated costs some seniors pay for prescription drugs under Medicare Part D.
- San Ysidro Health Center, one of the partner community-based organizations of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, has a terrific exercise program serving the Latino community of San Diego, La Prensa San Diego newspaper reports.
- On September 6th the Family Health Centers of San Diego and NAHH will host the second annual ¡Vive tu vida! Get Up! Get Moving! San Diego outdoor event at Chicano Park . Thousands of people are expected to participate. Hoy newspaper of Los Angeles reported on our ¡Vive tu vida! event held in L.A. on July 12.
- Last week the Chicago Tribune wrote about the Alliance's Su Familia helpline which offers free information and referrals each year to thousands of Hispanics nationwide.
Tuesday, July 22, 2008
Tuesday Health News
Tuesday is health news day for many of the major daily newspapers and their news websites. Here is a roundup of links for what's making news today and some Alliance news: