Latest Hispanic Medical Association Stories

2014-06-10 20:22:58

WASHINGTON, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Early childhood obesity - for children up to age 8 years old - needs our attention now for the future of our nation. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in 2012, 22.5 percent of Hispanic children were obese compared to 14.1 percent of white children. In addition, the CDC reports health care spending due to obesity is estimated at $210 billion annually, or 21 percent of total national health care spending....

2014-03-25 20:22:28

WASHINGTON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Hispanic Medical Association, the nation's leading organization working with Hispanic physicians to improve the health of America's Hispanic and other underserved populations, will hold its 18(th) Annual Conference March 27-30, 2014, at the Marriott Wardman Park Hotel, 2660 Woodley Road, N.W., Washington, D.C. More than 500 physicians, other health professionals, students and government and private sector advocates...

2014-03-10 16:31:59

Statement of Dr. Elena Rios, President & CEO, National Hispanic Medical Association WASHINGTON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- I was impressed by President Obama's joint interview for UNIVISION and Telemundo's audiences this past Thursday, to pitch them on enrolling by March 31(st) for new health insurance plans offered this year. This interview was much needed to help Latinos in the country better understand that Obamacare can help their families, many of whom do not have...

2013-12-05 23:31:14

To recognize The Achievement, Clemente along with Chelsea Clinton & Soledad O’Brien will be recognized at the Hispanic Health Professional Student Scholarship Gala in NYC, December 5. Boca Raton, Fla. (PRWEB) December 05, 2013 Nutritional Products International (NPI) would like to congratulate its board member, Roberto Clemente Jr. on his appointment to the Board of Directors at National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA), whose role is to develop educational activities and health...

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