With more than 1,200 cases of measles in the U.S. as of mid-August, New Jersey doctors are dismayed to see previously eradicated viruses making a comeback across the country. They believe it corresponds with an uptick in the number of families opting out of regulated childhood vaccines.
After learning about the case of a man of Mexican origin who is torn between life and death due to liver problems, Dr. Mónica Chávez, of the Holy Name Medical Center, explains that Hispanics have more incidence, ethnically, to develop these conditions "for being more prone to obesity and diabetes". He adds that alcoholic hepatitis can be reversed, "what cannot be reversed is when the liver and liver cells are replaced by fibrosis."
A voice for Koreans and Asians at large in the state, Choi’s bold program that catered to the health needs of Asians has been emulated across the country — and spurred the creation of a Hispanic program. The simple but innovative push has helped break down communication barriers, promoted better access to health care and boosted the reputation of Holy Name among the ethnic communities it serves.
Familia y Salud director Ed Torres, Dr. Yadyra Rivera, and Dr. Gilberto Gastell join WABC 7's Joe Torres on the set of Tiempo to discuss Holy Name Medical Center's third annual Hispanic Hertiage Health Fair happening Sunday, September 22, 2019 from 10A-2P in Teaneck.
Cardiologist Dr. Zankhana Raval talks about how being overweight or obese during childhood has major ramifications to health and heart as the child turns into an adult. Also, post-partum anxiety is under reported and more common than once thought.
WASHINGTON - El presidente Donald Trump dijo el miércoles que su gobierno propondrá prohibir miles de saborizantes usados en cigarrillos electrónicos electrónicos para combatir el reciente aumento de vapeo entre los menores de edad.