Research Examines Health And Family Issues For Latinos

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Family Issues For Latinos


Two studies report new research findings on health and quality of life issues for urban and immigrant Latinos.

STUDY: Resources for Health: A Primary Care-Based Diet and Physical Activity Intervention Targeting Urban Latinos With Multiple Chronic Conditions," Elizabeth G. Eakin, PhD, Queensland Cancer Fund and Queensland University of Technology; Sheana S. Bull, PhD, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO; Kimberley M. Riley, PhD, Center for Research Strategies; Marina M. Reeves, PhD, Queensland Cancer Fund; Patty McLaughlin, PhD, and Silvia Gutierrez, PhD, Clinica Campesina Family Health Services; Health Psychology, Vol. 26, No. 4.

In this study, researchers recruited 200 Spanish-speaking adults with at least one chronic condition (ex. hypertension, chronic pain, depression, type 2 diabetes, arthritis, heart disease, etc

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