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The Latina Guide to Health

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The Latina Guide to Health by Jane L Delgado
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Written by Dr. Jane L. Delgado, the nation's leading expert on Hispanic health, The Latina Guide to Health features cutting-edge medical information and advice for all Hispanic women. With a deep understanding of what it means to be a Latina in the U.S. today, Dr. Delgado offers practical advice on the health issues women face, separates myths from facts, and answers questions about what to do. She thoroughly discusses concerns for Latinas, including higher rates of arthritis, cervical cancer, depression, and diabetes, and the greater likelihood of being overweight. She also points to the good news: Latinas have lower rates of heart disease, stroke, and breast cancer, and live longer.The Latina Guide to Health provides advice on: , Understanding the medical system , Preparing for an annual wellness visit , Developing healthy eating habits and an exercise program , Keeping good health records , Caring for children and other loved ones , Nurturing your spirit through healthy relationships and faithAuthoritative and accessible, this invaluable guide includes an extensive quick-reference health section, five essential tools to help Latinas keep track of their health, and sidebars, charts, and website resources throughout.

Author Biography

Jane L. Delgado, Ph.D., M.S. is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health, the nation's largest organization of health and human service providers to Hispanics. Delgado came to her position at the Alliance after serving in the Immediate Office of the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). Prior to working for DHHS she held a variety of positions including Children's Talent Coordinator for "Sesame Street" from 1973 to 1975. A practicing clinical psychologist, Delgado is the author of "Salud! A Latina's Guide to Total Health" (Rayo/HarperCollins, 2002). She lives in Washington, D.C. with her husband Mark and daughter Elizabeth.
Release date Australia
July 1st, 2012
Imprint
Newmarket Press
Dimensions
183x231x20
ISBN-13
9781557048547
Product ID
3590923

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