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Urgent Alert: Flavored Tobacco Hooks Hispanic Youth into Nicotine’s Grip. Menthol Changes Brain Structure and Increases Dependence on Tobacco

International Women’s Day

Overlooked No Longer — It’s Time for Hispanic Women’s Health

Healthy Americas Foundation® Releases Free Webinar 

Overcoming 'Otherness' in Scientific Research Commentary in Nature Human Behavior

Health Leaders Advocate for Patient’s Full Health Record as Standard for Data Interoperability

It’s Time to End the Menthol Poisoning of Communities. National Alliance for Hispanic Health Calls Upon White House to Finalize Without Further Delay Proposed Rules to Prohibit Menthol Cigarettes and Flavored Cigars. Menthol Changes Brain Structure and Increases Dependence on Tobacco. [Letter]

Alternative to Obesity Medicines— Innovative Resources to Manage Weight and Tackle Diabetes in Hispanic Communities for the upcoming holiday seasons.

WAIT2CLICK Challenge Announced. Healthy Americas Foundation Partners with The Carter Center and Creators of ‘Baldo.’

National Alliance for Hispanic Health Calls on the House Appropriations Committee to Stand Up to Big Tobacco

National Alliance for Hispanic Health 

Calls on Senate to Pass Critical Mental Health Legislation (Letter)

Alliance Calls Upon the FDA to Swiftly Finalize Proposed Rules to Prohibit Menthol Cigarettes and Flavored Cigars

National Alliance for Hispanic Health Cautions FDA on 2022

Report on the Risks and Health Benefits of Non-device Software

(Letter to Commissioner)

National Alliance for Hispanic Health Releases Data

on Mental Health Crisis in Hispanic Communities

Infographics:  English   Spanish

Statement of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health on

FDA Action Denying Marketing Applications for JUUL E-Cigarettes

Siemens Foundation Announced as National Sponsor of

¡Vive Tu Vida! Get Up! Get Moving!® Health and Wellness Events

National Alliance for Hispanic Health Applauds FDA’s

Proposed Regulations to Ban Menthol Cigarettes and Flavored Cigars

Statement of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health on Introduction of Territories Medicare Prescription Drug Assistance Equity Act

National Alliance for Hispanic Health Calls on OMB to Swiftly Approve FDA’s Proposed Regulations to Ban Menthol Cigarettes and Flavored Cigars

In an article in the New England Journal of Medicine Dr. Jane L. Delgado says current research and standards of care often reflect old assumptions rather than new data. N Engl J Med 2022; 386:503-505 DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp2115149 (Link to Article)

Testimony Before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Health Hearing on “The Future of Biomedicine: Translating Biomedical Research into Personalized Health Care

HPV and Pap testing among white, black, and hispanic women: results from a survey study” online in Discover Social Science

E-cigarette use among Hispanics: Reducing risk or recruiting new tobacco users?” online in Addictive Behaviors

All of Us Research Program Awards Funding to Seven Community Partners

Statement of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health on Introduction of Personal Care Products Safety Act

Healthy Americas Foundation Launches Hispanic Family Equity Fund With Support of Centene Charitable Foundation

Join Us for a Sesame Street in Communities® Sing-a-long, Story time, and Dance Exercise In Celebration of Mother’s Day

Siemens Foundation Donates $330,000 to National Alliance for Hispanic Health to Support COVID-19 Vaccination Distribution Efforts

Statement of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health on Historic Confirmation of Xavier Becerra as Nation’s 25th Secretary of Health and Human Services

National Alliance for Hispanic Health Supports VA release of Mental Health and COVID Coach mobile app in Spanish. Download the app on iOS and Android devices or from VA’s Mobile App Store.Contact MobileMentalHealth@va.gov regarding questions about COVID Coach. 

National Alliance for Hispanic Health Calls on Senate to Advance “Without Delay” Confirmation of Xavier Becerra to beNation’s 25th Secretary of Health and Human Services

National Alliance for Hispanic Health Launches Vacunas (Vaccines) Network

on COVID-19 and Flu Prevention and Vaccination in 18 Communities—Effort supported by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

February 8, 2021

Alliance Supports Bennet, Colleagues Bicameral Legislation to Expand Medicaid Coverage for COVID-19 Treatment, Vaccines. The bill text  or  one-pager.

National Alliance for Hispanic Health Delivers New Social Media Narratives on

COVID-19 Prevention and Vaccination— Supports “The Three Ws” Campaign

Statement of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health

on the selection of Janet Woodcock, MD as Acting Commissioner of the

US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Alliance Press Release Praises Enactment of the Preventing Online Sales of E-Cigarettes to Children Act (Copy of Act)

Bennet, Crapo, Colleagues Introduce Bipartisan Legislation to Ensure Medicare Beneficiaries Receive Coverage for Cancer Detection Technologies

 

Bill Ensures Medicare Coverage for Access to Multi-Cancer Diagnostics and Supports Innovation in Cancer Diagnostic Development

Op-Ed: The Holidays are different this year. Here’s how you can cope— and hopefully find joy.” Jane Delgado, The Hill, Washington, DC

Alliance Statement Supporting the nomination of Xavier Becerra as the 25th Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)

Op-Ed: “How to understand depression during the COVID-19 pandemic — and what  you can do.” Jane Delgado, The Hill, Washington, DC

Alliance Statement on FDA Issuing New Guidance on Enhancing Diversity of Clinical Trials

Join Us for a Sesame Street in Communities® Sing-a-long and Storytime In Celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Beloved Sesame Street characters Rosita and Sofia invite all families to canta (sing) along with them and enjoy story time reading (in Spanish) Big Bird’s Comfy Cozy Nest

Statement on Donation of over 60,000 N95 Masks to Community Centers

Providing Health and Mental Health Services to Underserved Hispanic Communities

Op-Ed: How to prevent racial and ethnic disparities with a COVID-19 vaccine Jane Delgado and David Kendall, The Hill, Washington, DC

Op Ed: Leading with Equity – Sector Leadership Spot

Adolph P. Falcón, NHSA Newsletter, Washington, DC 

New Book on Depression in Buena Salud Guide Series

Alliance Issues COVID-19 Fraud Warning

Action Alert on Scammers and Dangerous Information

Dad and Daughter Develop Family Bingo (La Loteria) Activity to Help

Families Connect, Discuss and Learn More about COVID-19

I do my part” campaign to protect ourselves, our families, and our communities

New Report from CDC Shows Hispanics Less Likely to Receive Advice from

Health Providers to Quit Smoking and Use Proven Smoking Cessation Treatments

Statement of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health on the Introduction of the Preventing Online Sales of E-Cigarettes to Children Act

80% in Every Community” Colorectal Cancer Screening Campaign

Do You Know if Asbestos is in Your Makeup?

Access to Affordable Quality Health Care is top a Priority of Hispanic

Community Leadership

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