Mexican-American musician and activist Alejandro Escovedo elucidates on his immigrant roots, his take on the government, his brush with death, and how the stories he feels compelled to compose transcend the genre of rock and roll. Escovedo will be strumming alongside Texan legend Joe Ely at Ardmore Music Hall on August 19th, 2017.
Before 11-month-old Charlie Gard died in Britain last week from complications of a rare disease, his short life triggered debate about when it’s appropriate to stop treating patients and allow them to die.
The beneficiaries of the Fruit and Vegetables Prescription program (FVRx) in California are 95 per cent Hispanic.
South Florida domestic activists gathered in front of an Immigration building to clothe undocumented Honduran Reyna Gomez, facing the possibility that she was the victim of one of the so-called "silent raids," which did not happen.
Days before the deadline set by the City of Philadelphia and Conrail, the drug infested landfill also known as Gurney street is still providing a home to opioid users throughout the city.
A forum of experts in Mexico discusses the difficulties of national health care systems in Latin America to deal with cancer. Each year, cancer takes 80,000 lives in Mexico. An the number is expected to increase by 66 per cent by 2030.
House Republicans, who are now deliberating the government’s 2018 budget, pledge to eliminate deficits within a decade. Well, good luck with that. It must be obvious that chronic deficits reflect a basic political impasse that can be broken only if majorities in Congress do things they’ve refused to do: trim Social Security benefits; raise taxes significantly; control health spending. There is a giant mismatch between what Americans want from government and what they’ll pay for with taxes.
Coffee consumption is associated with a reduced risk of heart attack, cancer, stroke, diabetes, and respiratory and kidney diseases, according to a report released today by the University of Southern California (USC).
Inhabitants of Argentina, Brazil and Chile are far more likely to suffer from multiple sclerosis - a difficult illness to diagnose - than other countries of Latin America, according to experts taking part in the Roche Press Day medical forum being held in Buenos Aires.
In the Mexican village of Tlaltetela, in Veracruz state, dozens of people lose sight, become paralyzed due to an incurable neurodegenerative disorder known as SCA7.