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Hispanic American Health:
Selected Resources


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General Titles

At risk: Latino children’s health. Edited by Rafael Pérez-Escamilla, Hugo Melgar-Quiñonez. Houston, TX, Arte Público Press, c2011. 294 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   RJ102.A87 2011

Delgado, Jane L. The Latina guide to health: consejos and caring answers. New York, Newmarket Press, c2010. 239 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   RA778.4.H57D445 2010

Delgado, Jane L. Salud!: a Latina’s guide to total health. Rev., 2nd ed. New York, Rayo, c2002. 396 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   RA778.4.H57D45 2002

González, Claudia, and Lourdes Alcañiz. Gordito doesn’t mean healthy: what every Latina mother needs to know to raise fit, happy, healthy kids. New York, Berkley Books, 2006. 295 p.
   Bibliography: p. 279-295.
   RJ206.G56 2006

Hartel, Lynda Jones, and Rebecca Mehling. Consumer health services and collections for Hispanics: an introduction. Medical reference services quarterly, v. 21, spring 2002: 35-52.
   R118.2.M4 vol. 21

Health issues in Latino males: a social and structural approach. Edited by Marilyn Aguirre-Molina, Luisa Borrell, and William Vega. New Brunswick, NJ, Rutgers University Press, c2010. 317 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   RA448.5.H57H393 2010

Health issues in the Latino community. Marilyn Aguirre-Molina, Carlos W. Molina, Ruth Enid Zambrana, editors. San Francisco, CA, Jossey Bass Publishers, 2001. 492 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   RA448.5.H57H395 2001

The Health of aging Hispanics: the Mexican-origin population. Jacqueline L. Angel, Keith E. Whitfield, editors. New York, London, Springer, c2007. 294 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   RA448.5.H57H415 2007

Latina health in the United States: a public health reader. Marilyn Aguirre-Molina, Carlos W. Molina, editors. San Francisco, CA, Jossey-Bass, c2003. 651 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   RA778.4.H57L38 2003

Slough, Rachel. Latino health: an annotated research guide. Reference services review: RSR, v. 37, issue 2, 2009: 234-247.
   Z1035.1.R43 vol. 37


Specialized Titles

Alcañiz, Lourdes. Waiting for bebé: a pregnancy guide for Latinas. New York, One World, Ballantine Books, 2003. 390 p.
   Bibliography: p. 373-378.
   RG525.A514 2003

Cancer facts & figures for Hispanics/Latinos 2009-2011. Atlanta, American Cancer Society, c2009. 38 p.
   Electronic format
   Bibliography: p. 32-35.

Colberg, Sheri, and Leonel Villa-Caballero. Diabetes? No problema!: the Latino’s guide to living well with diabetes. Cambridge, MA, Da Capo Lifelong, 2009. 270 p.
   Bibliography: p. 233-252.
   RC660.4.C646 2009

Counseling and family therapy with Latino populations: strategies that work. Edited by Robert L. Smith and R. Esteban Montilla. New York, Routledge, 2006. 253 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   RC451.5.A2C685 2006

Delgado, Jane L. The buena salud guide for a healthy heart. New York, Newmarket Press, 2011. 126 p.
   Published simultaneously in Spanish under the title Guia de Buena Salud para un corazon saludable.
   RC672.D45 2011

Delgado, Jane L. Buena salud guide to diabetes and your life. New York, Newmarket Press, c2011. 126 p.
   Published simultaneously in Spanish under the title Guia de buena salud para vivir con diabetes.
   RC660.4.D45 2011

Handbook of U.S. Latino psychology: developmental and community-based perspectives. Francisco A. Villarruel and others. Los Angeles, SAGE, c2009. 466 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   RC451.5.H57H36 2009

HIV prevention with Latinos: theory, research, and practice. Edited by Kurt C. Organista. Oxford, New York, Oxford University Press, c2012. 423 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   RA644.A25H5938 2012

Latina and Latino children’s mental health. Natasha J. Cabrera, Francisco A. Villarruel, and Hiram E. Fitzgerald, editors. Santa Barbara, CA, ABC-CLIO, c2011. 2 v.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   RC451.5.H57L35 2011

Latinos and alcohol use/abuse revisited: advances and challenges for prevention and treatment programs. Melvin Delgado, editor. New York, Haworth Press, c2005. 221 p.
   Includes bibliographical references.
   HV5199.5.L38 2005

The State of diabetes among Hispanics. Washington, The National Alliance for Hispanic Health, c2010. 47 p.
   Electronic format
   Includes bibliographical references.


Internet Resources

CDC Office of Minority Health & Health Disparities: Hispanic or Latino Populations

MedlinePlus: Hispanic-American Health

National Alliance for Hispanic Health

National Council of La Raza: Institute for Hispanic Health

National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse: Diabetes in Hispanics/Latinos

NHLBI Healthy People: 2010 Latino Gateway (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute)

Salud Today

U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services: Office of Minority Health

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