Derm sounds alarm about Hispanics and skin cancerDermatologists should be versed and informed about the specific attitudes and lifestyle habits that could be fueling rising skin cancer risk in the Hispanic population, according to dermatologist Maritza I. Perez, M.D.
Teleophthalmology aims to improve eye health among LatinosA community-based teleophthalmology program providing diabetic retinopathy screening is helping to improve the eye health of the Latino population in Milwaukee.
Psoriasis in skin of colorPsoriasis is less likely among people with skin of color, but the often unsightly and quality-of-life threatening skin disease isn’t less impactful among African Americans, Hispanics/Latinos and Asians/Pacific Islanders.
Tips for serving Hispanic patientsDuring the American Academy of Optometry’s Academy 2014, Hector C. Santiago, OD, PhD, dean of the college of optometry at the Inter-American University of Puerto Rico, said he believes cultural competence “will drive success in the new face of America.”
Enrollment shifting under ACA in final daysSebelius says more Latino outreach is needed, meanwhile commercial enrollees are popping up more often