American Heart Association

Many U.S. Latinos aren’t familiar with lifesaving device

By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

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ANAHEIM, California — One in four U.S. Latinos have never heard of a portable device available in many public places that can help save someone whose heart has stopped, new research shows.

That’s compared to 4 percent of whites who were unfamiliar with automated […]

Chef le da toque saludable a clásicos cubanos

Por AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS

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Algunos de los primeros recuerdos de Ronaldo Linares son en una cocina.

Se recuerda a la edad de cinco años parado en un cajón de leche, pelando papas en el restaurante y club nocturno nightclub de sus padres en Medellín, Colombia. Para evitar que […]

Severe obesity, heart risks common in young Hispanic adults

Obesity is common among Hispanics in the U.S. and is particularly severe in young adults, according to a new study of body mass index and cardiovascular disease risk factors in adult Hispanic/Latino populations.

BMI is a ratio of weight to height. A BMI of 30-39.9 indicates obesity, and 40 or more […]