A historic partnership between the State of California and the government of Mexico was launched as officials from both sides of the border met to kick-off the first-ever Binational Health Week campaign.

The first Latino religious summit on sexuality, "Breaking the Silence: del púlpito a la mesa de la cocina" (from the pulpit to the kitchen table), will be held September 15-16 at the First Baptist Church, 760 South Westmoreland Avenue, Los Angeles.

International scientific and academic leaders in dermatology and cosmetics convened to present breaking research on ethnic hair and skin care issues.

Most violence against gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered individuals remains unreported, according to the PlanetOut Partners/Modalis Speak Out Community Survey, the first survey conducted for PlanetOut Partners, Inc. by Modalis Research Technologies, Inc.

Yahoo! en Español and a host of other properties on the Yahoo! global network will join together to become the largest online global monument to go pink. Yahoo!

AIDS Project Los Angeles' brand new national Spanish-language publication, Impacto!, is designed to bring critical treatment and health information to Spanish-speaking people living with HIV and AIDS. Impacto!

It is "back to school" time. Unless things change by the start of the 2002 school year more than 250,000 teen-age girls will have become regular smokers.

Representatives of the Governments of Mexico and California, together with The California Endowment, the state's largest health foundation, met in the State Capitol to announce strategies for addressing the critical health care needs of

AIDS Walk Detroit has hit the streets with its 2001 campaign, "Real People. Real Stories." As part of this campaign, 6 area residents whose lives have been touched by HIV and AIDS are telling their stories in support of the September 16 Walk.

Ortho Biotech Products, L.P., marketer of PROCRIT® (Epoetin alfa)1, a medication that treats anemia associated with certain conditions, is joining forces with the Interamerican College of Physicians and Surgeons (ICPS), the National Black Nurses Association (NBNA), and the International Associati

The Commerce Department's Census Bureau said it will revise its methodology to estimate the number of people with and without health insurance.

Initial results from a UCLA-led study has found that the mortality rate of Hispanics ages 65-74 years with diabetes is more than twice the rate of non-Hispanic Whites. The same study also reported that, at any age level, the Latino mortality rate remains twice as high as non-Hispanic Whites.

Due to a lack of awareness, the elderly Latino residents of Los Angeles are seriously under-enrolled in Medicare, according to a recent study. The study was conducted in a joint project involving the UCLA Center for the Study of Latino Health & Culture and the Edward R.

AARP has conducted a national survey to better understand the structure and dynamics of the contemporary "sandwiched" boomer family, and how members of the sandwich generation are coping with the pressures of caring for their parents and children.

Childhood obesity has reached epidemic proportions. To help children maintain healthy weight, parents may be keeping sight of what's on their kids' plate, but they often overlook what's filling their glasses.