Monthly Archives: December 2013

Latino Health Beliefs Continued

This week I would like to continue the discussion on health beliefs by introducing a few general views regarding illness.  In my opinion, it is important to have an understanding of the  overarching concepts behind each individual belief since the … Continue reading

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Latino Health Beliefs: Influencing Factors

One thing that professionals may find surprising as they work with the Spanish-speaking Latino population is the prevalence of health-related beliefs.  By health-related beliefs, I am referring to beliefs regarding the origin of an illness or symptoms as well as … Continue reading

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Language of Medicine Conference

Given that this blog is dedicated to teaching medical Spanish, from time to time I attempt to offer information on relevant, high quality sources of information and conferences. For that reason, this week I would like to highlight the international … Continue reading

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