Salud by Jane L. Delgado
A Latina's Guide to Total Health

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Featuring NEW resource lists of relevant books and NEW hotlines and organizations that help keep Latinas informed and healthy, this revised edition of Salud, compiled by a leading women's health care advocate and with authoritative guidance from the National Hispanic Women's Health Initiative, addresses with great sensitivity the special concerns of Latinas -- physiological, cultural, and spiritual. This essential resource discusses:

How to become a smarter health care consumerHow religious and spiritual traditions affect the way Latinas view their health Prevention and treatment of the diseases that most commonly affect Latinas, such as diabetes, cervical cancer, and depression Sexuality and reproductive health, from a Latina perspective The essential roles of diet and lifestyle in preventing health problems
 

About Jane L. Delgado

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Jane L. Delgado. Phd., AdemAs de ser defensora del cuidado de la salud y psicOloga clIinica, es la presidenta y directora ejecutiva de la CoalicIn Nacional de Organizaciones de Hispanas de la Salud y Servicios Humanos (COSSMHO). Ella vive en Washington, D.C. Jane Delgado, Ph.D., is a health care advocate, clinical psychologist, and the president and CEO of the National Alliance for Hispanic Health. She lives in Washington, D.C.
 
Published February 1, 2002 by Rayo. 416 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Education & Reference, Parenting & Relationships, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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Determined to break the cycles of female silence both within and without Latino communities, clinical psychiatrist Delgado, president and SEO of the National Coalition of Hispanic Health and Human

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A guide to women's health written by and for Latinas with the guidance of the National Hispanic Women's Health Initiative, this book integrates the personal aspects of Latinas' lives with reliable information on their reproductive health and common conditions such as arthritis, diabetes, hear...

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First published in 1997, Salud remains one of the most comprehensive health manuals available for Hispanic women, satisfying the medical community's urgent need to address the concerns of Latinas in this country.

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