People who drink, ...

Many depressed people drink too much or take too many drugs to feel better. Also, most people who drink too much are actually depressed and drink to try to lift the depression. Both of these responses are dangerous. They can …
Posted On 30 Jan 2016

Tobacco use fueled ...

Tobacco use remains a serious problem among Hispanic/Latino adults, with increasing use and acceptance of e-cigarettes and hookah among younger tobacco users living in the United States, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association’s Scientific Sessions...
Posted On 29 Dec 2015

Hundreds of kids ...

According to a new report released by Arkansas Department of Human Services (ADHS), hundreds of children have died in Arkansas in the last six years.
Posted On 21 Dec 2015

Uninsured children ...

Thanks to expanded health coverage opportunities, there are 5,000 more Arkansas children with health insurance.
Posted On 02 Dec 2015

Did you get your ...

If you don’t have insurance and are needing to get flu shots for you or your children, the Mexican Consulate will be providing a free flu shots clinic Monday, November 23.  The clinic will be open from 9 until 11 …
Posted On 18 Nov 2015

Breast cancer, ...

Among Hispanic and Latina women, breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths. They are more likely to be diagnosed at a later stage and more likely to have aggressive cancers. Regular screening mammograms can find cancer early and …
Posted On 28 Oct 2015

Women and HIV

Every year, thousands of women are infected with HIV. Learn the facts. Teach the women in your family and community how to prevent and treat HIV. What is HIV?…
Posted On 13 Oct 2015

Mexican Consulate ...

Binational Health Week (BHW) has become one of the largest mobilization efforts in the Americas to improve the health and well-being of underserved immigrants and migrants of Latin American origin living in the United States, and Canada.…
Posted On 12 Oct 2015

Back to school bites

When it comes to packing lunches and after school snacks for your little ones, we have to figure out what to feed our kids for lunch. But by making a few delicious and convenient choices in the grocery store, you …
Posted On 17 Aug 2015

Back-to-School ...

Put well-child check up on your to-do-list.  Summer is almost over and kids will soon fill the classroom once again. From shopping for new shoes and school supplies to end of summer vacations, parents have a list a mile long …
Posted On 14 Aug 2015