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For Latinos good health starts at home

For Latinos good health starts at home

By Lea Thompson La Prensa SAN ANTONIO — Latino health is affected by factors like food, genetics and lifestyle. Unfortunately, the combination of traditional cultural dishes found at home and increasingly sedentary lifestyle in America make Hispanic popula­tions more vulnerable to serious diseases like diabetes. In 2013, The City of San Anto­nio Metropolitan Health District

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A Voice for Migrant Students

By Victoria Rossi La Voz de Austin It was a familiar conversation, as routine as her family’s yearly drive from Texas to California and back again. Each October, Luz Hinojosa sat quietly by her parents as her teachers tried to stop her from taking their class. Recently arrived from California, Hinojosa wasn’t just starting school

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Immigrants miss deadline, lose federal healthcare

The Venture Scores of immigrants across the country have lost their insurance coverage obtained through the Affordable Care Act after failure to meet a federally imposed September 5th deadline to verify their immigration status. Obamacare and immigration advocates scrambled to help applicants provide the necessary paperwork to retain coverage but thousands still had not provided

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¡Hola Amigo! Texas A&M San Antonio and Spain bring language and culture to community

By Amanda Lozano La Prensa Education and culture are the precursor to creating and main­ taining international relationships, and Texas A&M San Antonio has hit it spot on. The campus has made an international partner and friend with the country of Spain, teaming up with the Instituto Cervantes to bring top­tier level Spanish classes to

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A quest to wake Texas Latinos from their political siesta

La Voz de Austin It’s no secret that Hispanic voters in Travis County have a hard time finding an election booth. In the recent March 4th, 2014 primary season, out of some 98,000 registered Hispanic voters, only 8,448 bothered to turn out to vote. In terms of percentage that’s a lousy 8%. But in the

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The woman behind the Democratic party’s twin threat: Rosie Castro

By Amanda Lozano La Prensa San Antonio, Texas — People en Español held an advanced screening of their newest Latino documentary series called “Habla.” The newest installment of “Habla” is called “Habla Men”, which features male Hispanic role models telling their story on camera. Those featured include a gay championship boxer, tough guy Danny Trejo

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