Health

New survey reveals Hispanic-Americans' attitudes toward health

Hispanic-Americans are less likely to seek health screenings or preventive care compared with their black and white peers, according to a new survey that provides a detailed and ongoing assessment of the Hispanic community's ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Considerable costs incurred in response to single measles cases

(HealthDay)—Single measles cases trigger coordinated public health action that is associated with considerable costs, according to research published in the Nov. 24 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's ...

Pediatrics

Recommendations developed for addressing child trafficking

(HealthDay)—In a policy statement published online Nov. 27 in Pediatrics, recommendations are presented for health care professionals to help prevent child trafficking, recognize victims, and intervene appropriately.

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