News tagged with hispanics

Breast cancer risk factors differ among races

A new study finds that factors known to increase the risk of breast cancer among white women have less influence in Hispanic women. Published early online in Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, ...

dateApr 26, 2010 in Cancer
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Poll reveals sleep differences among ethnic groups

The 2010 Sleep in America poll released today by the National Sleep Foundation (NSF) reveals significant differences in the sleep habits and attitudes of Asians, Blacks/African-Americans, Hispanics and Whites. It is the first ...

dateMar 08, 2010 in Health
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Kids lose pounds, gain fitness in Houston study

Innovative, kid-friendly strategies for losing weight and gaining nutrition savvy-plus physical fitness skills-are emerging from scientific studies funded by the Agricultural Research Service (ARS).

dateMar 03, 2010 in Health
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