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November 7, 2012Latinos at risk for cardiovascular disease
Hispanics and Latinos living in the U.S. are highly likely to have several major cardiovascular disease risk factors, such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes and smoking, according to a new, large-scale study.
September 26, 2012$3.4M HHS Grant To Help UIC Address Shortage of Latino Health Providers
The College of Medicine has received a five-year, $3.4 million federal grant to improve the severe shortage of Latino physicians and other health care professionals.
April 10, 2012UIC Hosts Renowned Mexican Poet and Activist
The University of Illinois at Chicago will host a public lecture by award-winning Mexican poet and activist Javier Sicilia.
March 23, 2012Most Latino laborers use safety gear when available, study finds
Latino day laborers in Chicago used PPE for safety in 94 percent of jobs
January 24, 2012Panel to Explore Music and Culture Along U.S.-Mexico Border
The diverse variety of musical practices found along the U.S.-Mexico border will be the focus of a panel, “Transnational Encounters: Music and Performance at the U.S.-Mexico Border,” part of Zona Abierta (Open Zone), an event series that intersects arts, humanities, science, culture, and civic life, while addressing social issues that affect the lives of Latinos and Latin Americans and making connections to other communities.