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January 2006 Blog Posts (24)

U.S. Success Expert Tops the Korean Charts with Best Seller

Dr. Joachim de Posada of the Latino Speakers Bureau tops the Best Sellers in Korea and builds a following with his latest book, “Don’t Eat the Marshmallow yet: The Secret to Sweet Success in Work and Life”



Redondo Beach, CA (PRWEB) February 1, 2006--Dr. Joachim de Posada, renowned professional speaker and author who has been a prestigious consultant in the corporate and sports world, has seen his latest book, “Don't Eat the Marshmallow Yet: The Secret to Sweet Success in Work and… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on January 31, 2006 at 7:08am — No Comments

Led by the Spirit

From Medscape General Medicine™

Robert A. Beltran, MD, MBA, FACMQ, CHCQM



What determines leadership? United States business history makes a compelling case that best leaders acquire the ability to understand the context they live in --and seize the opportunities their times present.(1)



A central lesson for physician leaders is that context matters. Some of the greatest business victories of all time have resulted from managing according to the spirit of the time.… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on January 30, 2006 at 9:07pm — No Comments

Hispanic Americans Have Best Pregnancy Outcomes

THURSDAY, Jan. 26 (HealthDay News) -- A new survey finds that Hispanic-American mothers have lower rates of pre-term delivery and fewer low birth weight babies, compared to either their non-Hispanic white or black peers. The study is the first conducted in a primarily non-Mexican Hispanic population. It confirms that findings previously noted in Hispanics of Mexican origin are also true for other Hispanics, said study author Dr. Victor Hugo Gonzalez-Quintero, director of maternal fetal medicine… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on January 27, 2006 at 8:44pm — No Comments

Elite Universities and Latino Students

POINT OF VIEW

How Elite Universities Fail Latino Students - By ILAN STAVANS

This year's freshman class at Amherst College, where I teach, has 24 Latino students, or 5.5 percent of the total enrollment. There are almost twice as many Asian-American students (45), more Afri-can-American students (41), and more who identify themselves as mixed race (31).



You might infer from those figures that Latinos are a small minority group in the general population. Yet according to the… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on January 26, 2006 at 9:35pm — No Comments

Hispanics Twice As Likely To Be Victims Of Consumer Fraud

Hispanics Twice As Likely To Be Victims Of Consumer Fraud



CLEVELAND -- Scam artists bilk Americans out of billions of dollars each year, and statistics show that Hispanics are the most likely victims of these scams.



That's why federal officials are announcing this week the launch of a new initiative aimed at fighting this trend, reported 5 On Your Side consumer specialist Angie Lau.



Scam artists lurk in shadows, hiding behind fake Internet sites or e-mails,… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on January 26, 2006 at 12:52am — No Comments

Missing in Action: L.A. County Latino Physicians

Study Finds Lack Of ‘Culturally Competent’ Doctors



(CBS) LOS ANGELES A UCLA study released Wednesday found Los Angels County to have "an acute shortage of culturally competent doctors to treat the area's Latino community."



The report, which is a follow-up to the "2003 Latino Scorecard, examines how Latinos in Los Angeles are faring in five key areas: health, education, economic development, housing and public safety.



The shortage of culturally aware physicians… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on January 25, 2006 at 10:52pm — No Comments

The Hispanic College Fund to Award $2 Million in Scholarships

The Hispanic College Fund (HCF) launched its 13th annual search to provide 2 million dollars in scholarships to more than 700 outstanding Hispanic college students across America. HCF is looking for the next generation of engineers, business executives, scientists, and health professionals with the drive to become leaders of America's professional workforce.



Scholarships are awarded to students demonstrating academic merit and financial need. Students can apply online at… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on January 25, 2006 at 6:24pm — No Comments

Female U.S. Hispanic Immigrants at Raised Risk for Problem Drinking

WEDNESDAY, Dec. 14 (HealthDay News) -- Significant social stress and more relaxed attitudes toward drinking in the United States can help raise drinking rates among female Hispanic immigrants, a new study finds.



"The study found that Latina women who are highly acculturated to American society -- that is, women who tend to speak English more than Spanish, associated heavily with Anglos, and feel comfortable in relationships with Anglos -- tend to drink more than those who are not so… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on January 25, 2006 at 6:13pm — No Comments

Otto Padron

Univision Communications Inc. (NYSE:UVN), the leadingSpanish-language media company in the United States, today announced the promotion of Otto Padron to Senior Vice President of Programmingand Promotions for the Univision Network, effective immediately. In this role, he will continue to oversee all aspects of programming, scheduling, acquisition, promotions and research for the network.Padron will remain based in Miami and will continue to report to Alina Falcon, Executive Vice President and… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on January 25, 2006 at 6:11pm — No Comments

U.S. Hispanics have lower rates of high blood pressure

Researcher Luisa N. Borrell, assistant professor of epidemiology with Columbia University's school of public health, said her research is the first to examine hypertension along racial lines within the Hispanic ethnic group.



On the whole, U.S. Hispanics have lower rates of high blood pressure (16.8 percent) than non-Hispanics (24.7 percent), the study found.



But that apparent health advantage could be an artifact of disregarding race, the study suggests. The "protective… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on January 25, 2006 at 6:09pm — No Comments

Hispanic Caucus Opposes Alito Nomination

Washington, DC - The Congressional Hispanic Caucus (CHC) voted to oppose the nomination of Judge Samuel A. Alito Jr. to the U.S. Supreme Court. After extensive examination of his record on the bench and his memoranda from the Reagan administration, the CHC found that his judicial philosophy placed him outside the legal mainstream. The primary areas of concern for the CHC were Judge Alito's rulings on employment discrimination, voting rights, and access to the courts. Moreover, Judge Alito's… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on January 24, 2006 at 9:38pm — No Comments

Study: perceptions of supervisors and coworkers in the workplace

The new year always grants us opportunities to make a difference particularly in the lives of other Latinos. My name is Maria Arboleda and I am a doctoral student at the University at Albany. My research focuses on the workplace and hopes to find ways to enhance the experiences of Latinos at work. Specifically I am investigating whether perceptions of supervisors and coworkers in the workplace impact the overall experience of employees.



As you may know there is very little research… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on January 24, 2006 at 9:09pm — No Comments

Study: perceptions of supervisors and coworkers in the workplace.

The new year always grants us opportunities to make a difference particularly in the lives of other Latinos. My name is Maria Arboleda and I am a doctoral student at the University at Albany. My research focuses on the workplace and hopes to find ways to enhance the experiences of Latinos at work. Specifically I am investigating whether perceptions of supervisors and coworkers in the workplace impact the overall experience of employees.



As you may know there is very little research… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on January 24, 2006 at 9:09pm — No Comments

Key Grants $100,000 to Hispanic Scholarship Fund

CLEVELAND – Upon receiving a $100,000 donation from the Key Foundation, Cuyahoga Community College today announced its intent to further increase the number of Hispanic students attending the College. Latest U.S. Census figures indicate that the Hispanic population of Cuyahoga County is 3.8 percent. For the College’s recently completed fall semester, 881 students, 3.5 percent of the 25,358 fall semester students enrolled, identified themselves as being Hispanic.



"We are pleased that… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on January 24, 2006 at 8:59pm — No Comments

Blacks vs. Latinos at Work

The Wall Street Journal reports that two recent employer settlements with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) underscore a new trend in race discrimination: African-Americans who feel they're being passed over for Hispanics.



Last fall, EEOC reached a $110,000 settlement with Farmer John Meats (Los Angeles) after seven black applicants were rejected for production jobs there. The EEOC found that the meat-packing company had been almost exclusively hiring… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on January 24, 2006 at 8:46pm — No Comments

William D. Perez

January 24, 2006 - Nike chief executive William D. Perez resigned over differences with the company's founder and chairman, Philip H. Knight, and was replaced by Mark G. Parker, co-president of the Nike brand. Perez, who joined the company a year ago, said he and Knight "weren't entirely aligned on some aspects of how to best lead the company's long-term growth." Parker joined Nike in 1979 and is considered the visionary behind the Nike Air franchise and many other innovations, Nike said, and… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on January 24, 2006 at 8:43pm — No Comments

Melanoma Increasing Among Male Hispanic Californians

Los Angeles, California (AHN) - A new study finds that melanoma is increasing among Hispanics who live in California. Men are especially prone to the deadly skin cancer. The tumors are generally thicker than those found on non-Hispanics, which is indicative of a higher risk, says Myles G. Cockburn, lead author of the study.



Hispanics "believe they will be protected because of their (darker) skin color, which may be true but is not always true. Having darker skin is a potentially… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on January 24, 2006 at 8:35pm — No Comments

Forrester Launches Ongoing Study Of Hispanic-American Technology Adoption Habits

Cambridge, Mass., January 23, 2006 - To understand the technology purchase decisions of the largest and one of the fastest-growing ethnic groups in the US, Forrester Research, Inc. (Nasdaq: FORR) reveals three essential factors that influence how the Hispanic-American market buys and uses technology. Based on its first survey of 3,000 US Hispanic households, Forrester found that Hispanics embrace technology but prefer portable communication and music devices over PCs, home theaters, and video… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on January 23, 2006 at 8:40pm — No Comments

NAHP Announces José Martí Awards to Recognize Excellence of Member Publications

Washington, DC - January 18, 2006 - The National Association of Hispanic Publications (NAHP), the preeminent organization representing more than 350 Hispanic publications in the United States, announced today a call for entries for the José Martí Awards which recognize excellence in publishing.



The NAHP, founded in 1985, represents newspapers, magazines and annuals with a combined readership of over 20,000,000 Latinos during any week. The organization has reformulated its award… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on January 23, 2006 at 6:32pm — No Comments

Hispanic women encouraged to take folic acid during pregnancy

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 2,500 to 3,000 infants are born each year in the United States with spina bifida or anencephaly, which are neural tube defects caused by the incomplete closing of the spine and skull. An estimated 1,500 pregnancies are stillborn or terminated due to those defects.



About 80 percent of women are aware that folic acid is the key to preventing some of these birth defects that effect the brain and spine among all… Continue

Added by NSHP Editor on January 15, 2006 at 5:19am — No Comments

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