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Issues in Latina Health

The purpose of this website is to explore health issues facing the Latino community. Our goal is to gain a better understanding of the barriers that prevent Latinos from gaining access to heath care. We will also explore health related disparities that exist between Latinos and other racial groups.

Sections of our site

Mental Health

Issues related to Latino/a mental health, including disparities between Latinos and other races causes of these disparities actions that can be taken to improve Latino mental health.

Teen Pregnancy

This page examines teen pregnancy in the Latino community, including its incidence and the cultural values that influence it. It also examines the use of birth control by Latina adolescents.

Access to Health Care

The issue of access to healthcare for Latinos, especially for poor or uninsured families.


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