Heart disease is a big problem. It’s the number-one cause of death in the nation. The Centers for Disease Control states that 659,000 (one in four) Americans die each year from heart disease. For Hispanics, the death rate is one in five.
Tips of navigating health insurance plans to help save time and money.
It happened again. An individual we’ll identify as “ES” in order to protect our member’s privacy, had another mental health crisis.
The start of a new year is a great time to make a health and wellness plan for you and your family.
Do you know the difference between a doctor and a nurse practitioner? When is it a good idea to have a telehealth visit? What are social determinants of health? Livia Arevalo, Nurse Practitioner with Equality Health, answers all these questions in this month’s Caring Is Back® podcast.
All JB ever wanted was to be a “normal” healthy 19-year-old girl living a normal teenage life. But due to a hole in her heart from a birth defect, the Houstonian wasn’t able to attend high school activities or experience life as a teenager.
When it comes to parties, Latinos like them big, long and full of food and drinks. That’s a good thing — except if there’s a pandemic going on.
Whether you know it or not, diabetes is most likely a part of your life. Diabetes affects individuals of all races, ages, and body types and is estimated to be occurring twice as often as it did 10 years ago.
It’s true that the best time to start taking care of yourself is when you’re young and healthy. This is especially important for Hispanics, who have a higher risk of health disorders than many fellow Americans, including higher incidences of high blood pressure, diabetes and obesity. Disabilities and poor health usually increase with age.
Did you know that Diabetes can occur at any age and in people of any race, shape or size? Do you know the difference between Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes?