Health Issues in Latino Males: A Social and Structural Approach, by Aguirre-Molina, Marilyn
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- ISBN: 9780813546032 | 0813546036
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 5/1/2010
It is estimated that more than 50 million Latinos live in the United States. This is projected to more than double by 2050. InHealth Issues in Latino Malesexperts from public health, medicine, and sociology examine the issues affecting Latino men's health and recommend policies to overcome inequities and better serve this population. The book addresses sexual and reproductive health; alcohol, tobacco, and drug use; mental and physical health among those in the juvenile justice or prison systems; chronic diseases; HIV/AIDS; Alzheimer's and dementia; and health issues among war veterans. It discusses utilization, insurance coverage, and research programs, and includes an extensive appendix charting epidemiological data on Latino health.