Posted on · The Hispanic Chamber of Commerce is putting on its 4th annual Health Summit and Business Expo starting today (Aug. 10, 2016). This year’s event brings together healthcare and insurance providers, small businesses and individuals to discuss prescriptions, wellness, and — specifically — health disparities the Hispanic population faces. Paige Phelps learns more from Dr. Laura […]
Posted on · The first annual Hispanic Houston Impact Summit takes place at the Hilton Americas on Wednesday morning.
Posted on · Many non-English speakers are unaware of the assistance available to them.
Posted on · January 31, a Sunday, is the final deadline to buy health insurance through the Affordable Care Act. Federal officials are reaching out to previously uninsured individuals, with a special focus on Hispanics, to encourage them to enroll for the first time.
Posted on · The lawsuit claims a recent move by Pasadena City Council discriminates against Hispanics.
Posted on · The report is called "Shared Prospects: Hispanics and the Future of Houston"
Posted on · Poll busts political myth that abortion could swing Latinos To GOP
Posted on · Hepatocellular carcinoma, the primary cancer of the liver, is on the verge of becoming an epidemic among hispanics in Texas, where the number of cases has risen 90 percent since 1993. Hispanic females are three times as likely to get it as whites and males are twice as likely. Dr. Howard Monsour, chief of Hepatology […]
Posted on · A new Gallup poll calls into question the conventional wisdom that changing demographics in Texas might lead to a change in statewide political power. The concept goes like this: more and more Hispanics are in Texas every year. Historically, theyâre a voting bloc that leans heavily Democratic. Therefore, changing demographics in Texas suggest Democrats might […]
Posted on · Hispanics are the fastest growing segment of the American population. However, they continue to lag whites in a number of key higher education measures. The dropout crisis is explored in a 2-part documentary that airs tonight on PBS.
Posted on · This week professors from some of the top universities in the country are meeting at the University of Houston to discuss drug abuse in the Hispanic community. Their goal is to learn about new issues and approaches to the problem. Bill Stamps has more.
Posted on · A group of prominent Houston Latinos kicked off a campaign urging people to fill out the 2010 census forms. It is an effort to counter fears that any information collected could lead to deportation of illegal residents. Pat Hernandez has more.