The beneficiaries of the Fruit and Vegetables Prescription program (FVRx) in California are 95 per cent Hispanic.
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.
I’ve given birth to three babies, shattered my wrist, broken my tailbone twice, gotten tattooed, and, once, when I was suspected of having contracted West Nile Virus, had two consecutive spinal taps (one failed) in the name of advancing medical students’ knowledge while securing a diagnosis.
El drama que muchas mujeres viven en los burdeles de Ciudad Juárez visto por el lente de la artista hispana Ada Trillo.
Artist Ada Luisa Trillo’s latest exhibit, photographs in the brothels of Juarez, Mexico, examines how women become entangled in sex work and what can be done to get them where they want to be.
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).
According to financial analysts, President Trump's budget for 2018 clearly indicates a cut in the benefits of the poor and an increase in the cash flow for wealthy taxpayers.
The story of education in lower income neighborhoods is an all too familiar one. The struggle to obtain a stable education is a story of overcoming conditions that are less than favorable, much like the swamp plant. What is causing these students, especially Latinos, to fall behind? How can they grow from these meager and impoverished conditions?
The recent Republican debacle on health care could prove to be an opportunity. It highlighted, yet again, the complexity of America’s system, which continues to be by far the most expensive and inefficient in the advanced world.
A vast collection of antique vehicles and other equipment used by firefighters over three centuries.
In a dialogue with AL DÍA News, the Philadelphia Fire Department leader spoke about the presence of Latinos in the organization and the importance of strengthening community relations to prevent emergencies.
As part of his anti-drug strategy, Trump is defending the construction of the controversial wall along the border with Mexico and increasing deportations to expel drug traffickers and criminals.
This week, we have watched the perfect example of a country fighting the last war.
The approval of a new Law on Crimes of Human Trafficking, which identifies prostitution with exploitation, plus the closing down of tolerance zones where prostitution is permitted, have forced sex workers into dangerous areas. One of the darker aspects of the trade is police persecution, since cops have been known to abuse their authority over women working illegally.
If culture can be used as a currency to understand and serve a community, it can also be a trap, if the culture is painted with too broad a brush. We think we “know” the so-called Hispanic community -- generalizing to certain tropes about language, love of family, deference to authority figures, etc. -- and we rarely stop to question whether our initial assessments still hold true.
City Solicitor Sozi Pedro Tulante responded to the allegations made by General Attorney Jeff Sesions against 9 jurisdictions considered as "sanctuary cities" by the DOJ.
La población latina de Filadelfia podría tener los mayores índices de enfermedades cardiovasculares, pero algunos cambios puntuales con el apoyo de iniciativas del ayuntamiento podrían ayudar a una familia más saludable.
Philadelphia’s Latino population may be at higher rates for diseases related to cardiovascular health, but certain quick fixes with the support of city initiatives can lead to a healthy family.
Desde que en 1914 se institucionalizó en el país el segundo domingo de mayo como el Día de la Madre, su comercialización ha generado un efecto de banalización de la celebración. AL DÍA News presenta cuatro miradas distintas a propósito de la maternidad.
Paid maternity leave in the United States is still a dream for many.
La ley Bridge podría ser la gracia salvadora para los beneficiarios de DACA.
The Bridge Act could be DACA recipients' saving grace.