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PHOENIX – Autism is diagnosed 1.6 times less often in Hispanic children when compared with their white, non-Hispanic counterparts. Language is just one of the reasons, experts say.
PHOENIX – The local chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention sponsors walks around Arizona to bring awareness to the problem, especially among ages 15-34.
PHOENIX – Obesity and diabetes disproportionately affect Native Americans, and many communities are taking steps to curb the costly, devastating and sometimes deadly diseases.
PHOENIX – A new initiative helps Arizona companies create and promote a culture of good health among Hispanic employees. The initiative is free for Arizona businesses.
PHOENIX – A new nonprofit, 100 Angels Foundation, provides medical relief to migrant families in Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and other countries.
Statistics show the opioid crisis is a growing problem among Native Americans, prompting organizations to look for solutions.