Post Tagged with: "Herminia Palacio"

‘Bare it All,’ New LGBTQ Health Campaign

‘Bare it All,’ New LGBTQ Health Campaign

Health, LGBTQ, New York June 6, 2017 at 5:32 pm

A new city campaign, “Bare it All,” urges members of the LGBTQ community to tell their health care providers details about their health, while reminding them of the right to respectful care.

(Photo by frankieleon, Creative Commons license)

The Opioid Crisis Hitting Hispanics in New York

Bronx, Health, Latino, New York May 2, 2017 at 4:14 pm

The opioid epidemic has hit the Hispanic community hard as the powerful drug fentanyl is easily found in neighborhoods in the Bronx and other boroughs, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Herminia Palacio, in front of her childhood home in Claremont, the Bronx. (Photo by Gerardo Romo via El Diario)

Latina Doctor’s Journey from the Bronx to City Hall

Bronx, Government, Health, Latino February 18, 2016 at 12:58 pm

Herminia Palacio’s tough times in her childhood neighborhood enrich her work as deputy mayor for Health and Human Services, El Diario/La Prensa reports.