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The Medicaid Emergency: Latinos Health at Risk

by Efrain Nieves According to statehealthfacts.org,  27% percent of Latinos receive Medicaid which is the health program available to low income families, primarily children and people with disabilities. It is the largest source of funding for medical and health related services for low income families. What would happen if such a valuable resource would be taken from them? If […]

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Arroz con Habichuelas

By Efrain Nieves Nuestro sabor Latino, the food and taste that drives us crazy come dinner time. I remember my mother calling out my name “Junito, ven a comer.” I ran to those words with thoughts of arroz con habichuelas, pollo frito or chuletas. The side dish often included either maduros or tostones that watered my […]

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Latinos, Unemployment Rate & Obesity

by Victoria Cepeda Seldom do I feel the urge to share information with anyone as quickly as I did today. I just read an article on the Wall Street Journal titled “Number of the Week: When Job Creation is Troubling” that you should know about. As per the Organization of Economic Cooperation and Development, OECD, 36% of […]

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