Seven essential reminders for a healthier smile in 2017
It’s the new year; you’ve probably made resolutions to eat better and exercise more for a healthier you. Whatever your goals, don’t forget that your oral health is part of your overall health and your smile is one of the first things people notice. So here are seven essential reminders to start your year off right.
How a major immigration raid affected infant health
In 2008, 900 federal ICE officers conducted the largest federal worksite immigration raid in U.S. history, in Postville, Iowa. Two researchers found that Latino infants born after the raid were 24 percent more likely to be born at a low birth weight than those born before the raid.
These tips will help you eliminate bad breath
Two students from the NYU College of Dentistry explain, under the supervision of Dr. Analia Veitz-Keenan, the most common causes of Halitosis and how it can be fixed.
"We're the only crazy people with an antenna." The Argentine radio station that broadcasts from a psychiatric ward
A group of Argentines diagnosed with mental illness set up a radio station from where they broadcast their experiences
Working Through Gridlock to Find a Path to Cures
“After countless hours devoted to roundtables, whitepapers, hearings and drafts, today Cures has bipartisan support and endorsements from over 700 organizations representing the full spectrum of stakeholders, and the strong support of the Administration.”
A dentist can help detect diabetes
During National Diabetes Month, dentists Debra M. Ferraiolo and Analia Veitz-Keenan, from the NYU College of Dentistry, explain signs and symptoms of diabetes that can be identified during a dental checkup.
Trump victory triggers increase in calls to mental health agencies
Univision contacted 14 mental health organizations and got the same answer: “We are overwhelmed.” Experts are telling clients to continue with their routine.
Teen wakes from coma speaking fluent Spanish
Reuben Nsemoh, 16, suffered a near-fatal concussion after being kicked in the head playing goalie for his travel soccer team. He is the latest case of Foreign Accent Syndrome (FAS).
23 inspiring stories of Hispanic health professionals
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Univision spoke to Latino doctors, nurses and other health care providers about what their culture means to them.
Univision mini-doc: Diabetes plagues the Rio Grande Valley
In south Texas, where the population is mostly Hispanic, one in three people has the disease. Doctoral student Milena Melo's research is aimed at helping these immigrants, many of whom don't have access to healthcare.
Fighting diabetes in the Rio Grande Valley in Texas
The disease affects a third of the residents in south Texas, a largely Hispanic area. Few Latinos have access to health services.
Tooth mobility: How to know if your teeth are shifting, and what to do about it
Two specialists from NYU’s College of Dentistry explain why teeth move and change position.
Florida finds Zika in trapped mosquitoes, a first for the continental U.S.
Officials say three mosquitoes from Miami Beach have tested positive for the virus.
More U.S. Hispanics seeing doctors over the internet
Latin America’s largest ‘telemedicine’ company, Mediconecta, is expanding services to the United States.
Puerto Rico pushes condom use in Zika battle
In Puerto Rico, health officials working to stem the spread of Zika are educating about the importance of safe sex.