• Washington - National Hispanic Heritage Month, held each year from September 15 to October 15, celebrates Hispanic culture and heritage and recognizes the many contributions Hispanic Americans have made to this nation's social and economic well being. (uspto.gov)
  • In conjunction with Hispanic Heritage Month, the Department of Commerce's United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is recognizing some very special Hispanic Americans whose inventions contribute a great deal to making this country the most technologically advanced nation in the world. (uspto.gov)
  • The observance of Hispanic American Heritage Month is an example of Third Army's Equal Opportunity program and its continued commitment to promoting and educating cultural diversity amongst service members. (dvidshub.net)
  • It is imperative that their savings are managed and invested in a secure plan that assures income for life,' says Brent Wilkes, executive director of the League of United Latin American Citizens. (shrm.org)
  • In another study released in August in "Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology," researchers found that ibuprofen is one of the most frequent causes of drug-induced liver injuries listed in the Spanish and Latin-American registries of the Drug-Induced Liver Injury Network. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • Sept. 15 was chosen as the starting point for the celebration because it is the anniversary of independence of five Latin American countries: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. (ameredia.com)
  • The Hispanic American Historical Review is a quarterly, peer-reviewed, scholarly journal of Latin American history, the official publication of the Conference on Latin American History, the professional organization of Latin American historians. (wikipedia.org)
  • Founded in 1916, HAHR is the oldest journal of Latin American history, and, since 1926, published by Duke University Press. (wikipedia.org)
  • The journal was founded by a group of Latin American historians within the American Historical Association, who met to create an institutional structure for this branch of history. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the journal's first issue in 1918, J. Franklin Jameson, one of the founders of the American Historical Association, greeted HAHR's establishment as a step forward, indicating the growth of Latin American history as a field. (wikipedia.org)
  • The journal predates the founding of the Conference on Latin American History in 1926 as an entity within the American Historical Association. (wikipedia.org)
  • Until the 1944 founding of the journal The Americas, HAHR was the main outlet for publication of scholarly articles on Latin American history. (wikipedia.org)
  • HAHR's editors' aim in publishing it was to "demonstrate what Soviet historians are doing in Latin American history. (wikipedia.org)
  • Most Hispanic adults do not smoke. (cdc.gov)
  • Hispanic adults smoke less than most other groups in the United States. (cdc.gov)
  • WEDNESDAY, Aug. 4 -- Hispanic-American adults have lower rates of alcohol and illicit drug use than the national averages, a federal government study has found. (drugs.com)
  • The research revealed that 46.1 percent of Hispanic-American adults drink alcohol and 6.6 percent use illicit drugs, compared with national average rates of 55.2 percent and 7.9 percent, respectively. (drugs.com)
  • However, Hispanic-American adults have a slightly higher level of binge drinking (26.3 percent versus 24.5 percent) and a slightly higher past-year need for alcohol treatment (8.7 percent versus 8.1 percent), according to a news release from the U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). (drugs.com)
  • Hispanic American women with diabetes are 7.6 times more likely to develop peripheral vascular disease (problems with blood flow in the veins) than non-diabetic women, and three-to-four times more likely to have heart disease or a stroke. (diabeticgourmet.com)
  • Hispanic America is sometimes grouped together with Brazil under the term " Ibero-America ", meaning those countries in the Americas with cultural roots in the Iberian Peninsula. (wikipedia.org)
  • U.S. trademarks protect products and services with roots in the Hispanic culture. (uspto.gov)
  • In 1960, HAHR published the translation of an analysis of the journal's content by a Soviet scholar of Latin America, I.R. Lavretskii. (wikipedia.org)
  • HACU has an influential presence with a membership comprised of schools that represent a significant portion of the country's Hispanic-serving institutions," said Dr. Anthony Junior, director, DoN Historically Black Colleges and Universities/Minority Institutions Program office. (bio-medicine.org)
  • This is especially relevant to Hispanic Americans, because they are the largest consumers of over-the-counter pain medicines, based on their spending at retailers each year. (sun-sentinel.com)
  • Number of states in which Hispanics were the largest minority group. (ameredia.com)
  • Mexico is possibly the only country that contains the largest variety of indigenous languages than any other Hispanic American country, and the most spoken native language is Nahuatl. (wikipedia.org)
  • On this page, you'll find links to health issues that affect Hispanic Americans. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Hispanics have received patents in many technologies including medical, biotech, and other health-related fields. (uspto.gov)
  • Lavretskii's article was preceded a brief one by J. Gregory Oswald, "A Soviet Criticism of the Hispanic American Historical Review," in which he suggests that based on Lavretskii's article "historical scholarship in the U.S. S. R. remains a branch of politics. (wikipedia.org)
  • Only 41 percent of U.S. Hispanic workers say they have saved money for retirement. (shrm.org)
  • Of the Hispanics receiving Social Security benefits, almost 80 percent rely on these benefits for at least 50 percent of their retirement earnings. (shrm.org)
  • All in all, Hispanics comprised 22 percent of children younger than 18. (ameredia.com)
  • The number of Hispanic-owned businesses in 2007, up 43.6 percent from 2002. (ameredia.com)
  • Percent of Hispanic Americans with Diabetes by Age and Gender. (diabeticgourmet.com)
  • For example, past-month binge drinking was reported by 57.7 percent of U.S.-born Hispanic Americans and 37.2 percent of those born outside the United States, while the rate of past-month illicit drug use was 11.3 percent for those who were U.S.-born and only 3 percent for those who were foreign-born, according to the findings. (drugs.com)
  • The College also partners with the American Legion to offer a 33-percent discount on non-selective admission programs. (goodwin.edu)
  • ONR supports the Department of Defense [DoD] in expanding ways to include Hispanic-serving institutions in DoD programs and opportunities, so this venue really supports those objectives," Junior said. (bio-medicine.org)
  • Through these efforts, they have demonstrated an increase in consent rates by the families of potential Hispanic organ donors over time, an increase that was not seen in other ethnic groups," Malinoski continues. (medindia.net)
  • An estimated 58 million nonsmoking Americans, including 14 million children aged 3-11 years, are exposed to secondhand smoke. (cdc.gov)
  • black non-Hispanics and Hispanics at midlife, and those aged 65 and above in every racial and ethnic group, continued to see mortality rates fall. (pnas.org)
  • The report concludes that Hispanic Americans need to consider multiple retirement vehicles to supplement Social Security and to bridge the gap in access to employer plans. (shrm.org)
  • This paper documents a marked deterioration in the morbidity and mortality of middle-aged white non-Hispanics in the United States after 1998. (pnas.org)