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By Cliff Despres Salud Today   More Americans are eating healthier, but a widening nutrition gap is separating Whites from Latinos and African Americans, according to a new study, the L.A. Times reports. The study, which examined 34,000 U.S. adults’ diets from…

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By Lizette Escobedo Moms Clean Air Force   While the Latino community certainly focuses on policy issues such as comprehensive immigration reform and unemployment, we also care deeply about the environmental issues, especially how pollution and toxic waste makes its…

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By retired Rear Adm. Will Rodriguez, U.S. Navy LatinaLista   Early in 1980, the United States Navy was concerned about the lack of Hispanic representation within their officer corps—specifically their senior officer corps—and the lack of Hispanic applicants for…

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Obed Manuel Latina Lista   5. Latinos care about the environment About 70 percent of Latinos say they believe global warming is a threat and is caused by human activity. By comparison, just 44 percent of whites and 56…

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By Obed Manuel Latina Lista   5. Not enough of us maintain a healthy diet According to the latest findings by the State of Obesity, 77 percent of adult Latinos in the U.S. are obese or overweight. The report…

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By Bill Sarno CTLatinoNews.com East Hartford’s Latinos make up over nearly one-third of  the town’s population of 52,000 residents.  This, many might expect,  would lead to producing easily identifiable Latino leadership and institutions along with more commensurate political influence.  …

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