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Latest Selene Velasco Stories

2014-03-10 12:24:51

Continuing with its social wellness campaign, "Camino al bienestar", the network joins forces with the March of Dimes® to support mom and baby health MIAMI, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its annual CAMINO AL BIENESTAR campaign, developed to offer information and resources on a specific health topic each month, in March Discovery Familia will promote the importance of early prenatal health care for Hispanic women in the United States....

2014-02-05 12:26:12

Effective all year, the initiative provides current information and resources on different health topics each month MIAMI, Feb. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its commitment to act as a positive force in the lives of Hispanic women and support their efforts to care for their families, Discovery Familia launches CAMINO AL BIENESTAR, a year-round initiative offering resources and advice about a variety of health and well-being topics, including prevention, alternative medicine,...

2013-11-07 12:26:30

Discovery Familia in collaboration with the American Diabetes Association launches campaign to drive awareness of this disease that disproportionately affects Hispanics MIAMI, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Diabetes is a disease affecting nearly 26 million people in the United States. Among Hispanic adults, 11.8% have been diagnosed with diabetes. During American Diabetes Month in November, Discovery Familia is launching a campaign in collaboration with the American Diabetes Association with...

2013-05-22 12:27:07

The network presents two health-themed nights and welcomes Dr. Selene Velasco, host of "Un minuto de salud", a series of informative on-air segments MIAMI, May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Mondays and Wednesdays are now health nights on Discovery Familia. The network has incorporated two nights of programming dedicated to physical and emotional health with a focus on problems with a disproportionate impact on the Hispanic community, among them heart disease, diabetes and obesity. The new...