Category: Health

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“Struggle Beyond the Decade” one man’s commitment in finding real solutions for veterans struggling with PTSD

  He is telling stories from behind his camera. He is hoping that his documentary called, “Struggle Beyond the Decade” will educate and even lead to real solutions for veterans struggling with PTSD. According toContinue reading…

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Mental Health Awareness and the Latino Community

  The month of May is Mental Health Awareness month   “Latinos are no different when it comes to prevalence of mental health conditions when compared to the rest of the population. However, your concernsContinue reading…

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Guadalupe Chavez of Davenport – An Outstanding Student at the UI College of Pharmacy

  First year PharmD student Guadalupe Chavez has known she’s wanted a rewarding career since high school. After several volunteer experiences and exploring options throughout high school, she discovered how many opportunities there are withContinue reading…

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It’s Gotta Be the Shoes: Run With Us program helps hundreds of local area runners at Quad City Marathon

  This past weekend at the 20th annual Quad Cities Marathon, as runners raced for the finish line to win their division or get their personal best time, another group of runners were also gettingContinue reading…

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Iowa’s Latino Heritage Festival is a true cultural celebration in the heart of Iowa

About 10,000 people will come to Des Moines this month to celebrate the history and culture of the Latin American community as well as the contributions it has made to Iowa.   Attendees to thisContinue reading…

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Iowa’s Latino Heritage Festival unveils new website, poster contest winner

  DES MOINES, IA – Iowa’s Latino Heritage Festival has a revamped website that is easier to navigate and shares more information about the festival.   The website, www.latinoheritagefestival.org, details the entertainment, volunteer information, vendor requirements andContinue reading…

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The Quad Cities Ballet Folklorico presents Mexican Fiesta X

See the stomping of the feet to the rhythm of the music, the swooshing of the beautiful dresses and big smiles on the faces of the children dancing to traditional Mexican music. The Quad CitiesContinue reading…

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Rita Vargas the 2017 Honorary Survivor Chair for the 28th Annual Race for the Cure QC

In spite of technological and medical advances, the fight rages on. We still do not have a miracle cure for cancer and that is why prevention and being vigilant and knowing your own body mightContinue reading…

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Abarrotes Carrillo Encourages Healthy Food Choices as Part of State Initiative

Shoppers at Abarrotes Carrillo at 903 W 3rd St, in Davenport will have the opportunity to sample and learn how to prepare a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables during special events scheduled from 10:30Continue reading…

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8 Cool Races to run this spring and summer in the Quad Cities

With the weather finally seeming to act its season lately and all the surprise winter storms gone for good, Quad Citizens can begin to break out their shorts and tank tops and prepare for upcomingContinue reading…