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Articles by Yolanda Gonzalez Gomez

Parkinson’s, Pesticides and Poverty — The Dilemma of Latino Denial

Latinos have among the highest levels of Parkinson’s disease due to pesticides, poverty, culture and other factors. Experts say they can control its effects by keeping moving.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsFinanceHealth

Doctor With Parkinson’s Fights Latino Culture’s Silence, Denial and Isolation

Neurologist María de León, MD, is not only an expert on Parkinson’s, but also has the disease. She founded the group Defeat Parkinson’s to help Latinos in particular.
categories Family/Inter-generational NewsHealth

Despite Poverty Today, Latinos May Define Rules in Aging America

A peaceful retirement looks like a very distant dream to Paula and Manuel Cisneros. Like other Latino elders, they find aging in the U.S. a struggle against poverty.
categories EconomyFamily/Inter-generational NewsImmigrationRace/Ethnic Relations
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