The unfolding public-health and possible economic disaster of the pandemic will disproportionately affect black Americans—unless stakeholders respond immediately.

Listos California and Univision issued the following statements upon releasing a series of ads across Univision platforms urging California’s vast Spanish-speaking community to #StayHomeSaveLives.

Estrella Media announced that it has launched a #SiSePuede (Yes We Can) community empowerment campaign for the U.S. Hispanic population aimed at inspiring hope and optimism during the current pandemic.

When this #Coronavirus thing is all over. And it will be over at some point. How about a novel idea. WHY DON'T WE BRING BACK THE F****** #CUBICLE!

The U.S. Hispanic community faces enormous health disparities, from a lack of health insurance to a lack of trust in the healthcare system and much more. Today, given the unforeseen and unprecedented impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Hispanic community more than ever needs the support of organizations and brands, big and small, as we all continue to navigate the burgeoning COVID-19 crisis.

With all of the uncertainty and change in our world, people can be forgiven for thinking most of the “news” is bad. And in truth, we Americans are angst ridden with multiple studies showing that we are more lonely, depressed, and generally exhausted (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration).

World AIDS Day (December 1) is a time to remember those we've lost to HIV/AIDS, celebrate our successes in saving and improving the lives of people living with HIV, and renew our commitment to ending the HIV epidemic in the United States and around the world.

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital announced the launch of the Spanish-language version of its widely popular This Shirt Saves Lives campaign at the Billboard Latin Power Players Summit Party in Los Angeles. Launching with Mexican-American singer, songwriter and actress Becky G, the new t-shirt, "Esta Camiseta Salva Vidas," introduces a new era of the national campaign that inspired a mainstream movement to support the lifesaving work of St. Jude: Finding cures. Saving children.

Resilience is the "it" word of 2019. From the headlines and sound bites on the topic in political, sports, and celebrity news to the focus on health and wellness programs for employees, as well as self-care apps, resilience has entered the American lexicon as yet another personal wellness goal: to have more of it.

NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises announced the launch of “Exatlón Challenge,” a health and wellness multi-platform initiative presented by “El Poder En Ti,” the company’s award-winning corporate social responsibility platform aimed at empowering the Latino community.

The new report finds that fast food, candy, sugary drinks, and unhealthy snacks represented 86 percent of food ad spending on Black-targeted TV programming, where Black consumers comprise the majority of viewers, and 82 percent of ad spending on Spanish-language TV, in 2017. According to researchers, food companies spent almost $11 billion in total TV advertising in 2017, including $1.1 billion on advertising in Black-targeted and Spanish-language TV programming.

The US health industry has often lagged other industries when it comes to modernizing. Once thought to operate outside the greater US economy, the industry—with its byzantine payment system, complicated regulatory barriers and reliance on face-to-face interactions—is being disrupted.

Kids continue to be an anomaly of the digital era. While few have smartphones or inhabit the social networks that preoccupy teens and adults, their sheer amount of screen time nonetheless manages to feel like a national crisis.

There are clear links between race, ethnicity, geography and drivers of health outcomes in the U.S., a special report from U.S. News & World Report finds.

Direct-to-consumer (DTC) pharma marketing used to be simple: Run a TV spot on news or late-night talk shows and wait for consumers to contact their doctors.

Pages