Why We Can't Ignore Heart Disease in Hispanics

July 17, 2014 4:49 PM

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For many Hispanics, family is paramount. Yet heart disease and stroke, this nation's number one and number four killers, are stealing our abuelitos and abuelitas at an unacceptable rate.

Providing culturally appropriate health care is vital to saving lives and preserving families, according to a scientific statement published Monday in the American Heart Association's journal Circulation. Strong and culturally relevant health promotion, prevention and treatment efforts on many front...

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