Latinos Face Digital Divide In Health Care - Diverse Health

Higher Education News and Jobs

Latinos Face Digital Divide In Health Care

Email
   
        


by Mariaelena Gonzalez

When considering Latinos, educators often struggle with how to close the achievement gap. That gap is often defined as a disparity in academic success between native English speakers and those for whom Spanish was their first language.

Health communicators have gaps of their own to address: digital divides. These exist both between English- and Spanish-speaking Latinos, and between non-Hispanic whites and Latinos.

Read More

Comments

Print Friendly

Related Articles

Health Disparities Can Be Skin Deep About half of patients will have skin of color by 2050, the U.S. Census Bureau projects. Of the many ways this demographic change will affect American society, there is one medical implication that is not widely appreciated. Dermatologists and the pr...
Obamacare Marketplaces Aren’t Collapsing, but They Aren’t Thriving Typically by August, the state of the upcoming Obamacare enrollment season is pretty evident – that is, what health insurance rates will look like and how many insurers will participate in the marketplaces created under the Affordable Care Act. But n...
Trump Stresses Law Enforcement in Opioid Crisis President Trump emphasized the need for stepped-up law enforcement to combat the nation’s opioid problem Tuesday, an approach that is at odds with a report released last week by the special commission he appointed to address abuse. “Strong law enf...
Study: Exposure to Violence Increases Obesity Risk in Teens Teens consumed more unhealthy foods and beverages on days they were exposed to violence, and suffered from fatigue due to poor sleep the next day, according to a new study by Duke researchers. Those behaviors, especially increased soda consumption, a...