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National Hispanic Heritage Month
September 15 – October 15

National Hispanic Heritage Month, 2013
A Proclamation by the President of the United States of America.

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The History of Hispanic Heritage Month
According to the Library of Congress, "National Hispanic Heritage Month celebrates and recognizes the contributions Hispanic Americans have made to American society and culture and to honor five of our Central American neighbors who celebrate their Independence days in September." The Library of Congress provides a full history of presidential proclamations commemorating this time of observation.

HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Hispanic Heritage Month Statement

Articles

Fact Sheet: The Department of Health and Human Services' Commitment to Latino Health

Navigating the Untamed Waters of Autism   En español

Bullying, Abuso, It Hurts in any Language   En español

Hepatitis C: The Importance of Screening for this Silent Disease   En español

Latinos' Quest for Services for Down Syndrome   En español

Your Diabetes Is My Diabetes: A Bilingual Family Matter   En español

Prostate Cancer. Did you get screened yet?  En español

Demystifying Mental Illness in any and All Languages   En español

Advocating for Your Child's Rights: How Do You Say Learning Disability en Español?   En español

The Long-Lasting Effect of a College "Hook up"  En Español

Teen Mother Pursues Success   En Español

Battling Alcohol with Awareness on Campus   En Español

Health Concerns

Hispanic/Latino Profile in U.S.

Health Status of Hispanic/Latina Women

Cancer and Hispanic Americans

Hepatitis and Hispanic Americans

Immunizations and Hispanic Americans

Mental Health and Hispanics

Obesity and Hispanic Americans

Research

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Resources

Hogg Report: "Enhancing the Delivery of Health Care" [PDF | 317KB]

NIHMedlinePlus Salud Magazine

Office of Minority Health ~ Latino Community Health Resources [PDF | 346KB]

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Diabetes and Healthy Eyes Toolkit for Community Health Workers
http://www.nei.nih.gov/nehep/programs/ojo/toolkit.asp

Consejos simples para tener ojos sanos
http://www.nei.nih.gov/healthyeyes/spanish/eyehealthtips_sp.asp

Visión Saludable (Healthy Vision)
http://catalog.nei.nih.gov/p-313-visin-saludable-healthy-vision.aspx

CDC en Español
http://www.cdc.gov/spanish

National Alliance for Hispanic Health
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Cardiosource en Español
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National Hispanic Heritage Month
http://hispanicheritagemonth.gov/

Health Finder en Español
http://www.healthfinder.gov/espanol

Drugs and HIV Web site en Español
http://www.hiv.drugabuse.gov/spanish/index.html

Mental Health America en Español
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