Carolina Moreno, HuffPost

Carolina Moreno


Las Vegas, NV, United States

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Past articles by Carolina:

Cancer Care Has A Long Way To Go To Meet LGBTQ Patients' Needs

LGBTQ patients have unique risk factors for cancer and oncologists admit they don’t know enough about them, a new national survey reveals. → Read More

Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric Hurts The Health Of Latino Families, Even Those Here Legally

Studies show Trump’s immigration policies create a hostile environment that harms Latino parents and children. → Read More

Many Women Don't Recognize Their Heart Attack Symptoms. Many Doctors Don't Either.

Heart disease has long been considered a man's disease. Experts weigh in on how we can change that. → Read More

Immigration Is A Public Health Issue, But Not For The Reasons Some Politicians Claim

With a new myth-busting report, experts hope real health concerns can become part of a “more human” immigration debate. → Read More

The HIV Epidemic Won’t End Until We Address Health Disparities In Communities Of Color

On the eve of World AIDS Day, hundreds of HIV organizations released a federal action roadmap to end the epidemic by 2025. → Read More

The Trump Administration's Response To Hurricane Maria Could Doom Florida Republicans

Puerto Ricans have been steadily turning central Florida blue for a decade. But Maria built a network that has mobilized the diaspora like never before. → Read More

Our Anti-Immigrant Atmosphere May Be Contributing To Dangerous Birth Complications For Latinas

“This is affecting not only the mothers but the next generation," Dr. Nancy Krieger, lead author on the study, told HuffPost. → Read More

In Puerto Rico, Patients Are Still Waiting For A Dialysis Clinic That May Never Come

Five dialysis patients on Vieques have died while waiting for a clinic to reopen after Hurricane Maria. → Read More

Hurricane Maria Took Almost Everything From Them. Now These Families Fear A Future Storm.

After a year of trying to rebuild with little government aid, these communities in Puerto Rico aren’t ready for another blow. → Read More

A Year After Hurricane Maria, School Closures Make Trauma Worse For Puerto Rico's Children

The storm took away homes and loved ones. Now, kids dealing with anxiety and depression are losing familiar classrooms. → Read More

I Spent My Day Fact-Checking Trump Instead Of Covering The Real Crisis In Puerto Rico

Every time we turn our focus from the island to the president’s rhetoric, we do a disservice to Hurricane Maria’s survivors. → Read More

The Story Behind The Updated Puerto Rico Death Toll And What We Can Learn From It

“Our purpose is to really move forward and think about what we can do with [these findings],” said a Hurricane Maria report’s lead investigator. → Read More

Black Patients Prescribed Opioids Are More Likely To Be Tested For Illicit Drugs

A new Yale study found disparities in how white and black patients prescribed opioids for chronic pain are treated. → Read More

Aretha Franklin Died Of A Deadly Cancer That Gets Little Attention

But doctors hope the icon's death helps raise awareness of risk factors and a need for research around the disease. → Read More

Guards At A Family Detention Refused To Take Her Son To The Doctor. Then He Started Convulsing.

Testimonies from mothers and records obtained by HuffPost show how family detention endangers children's health. → Read More

Black Men Have Shorter Lives Than White Men. Here’s How We Can Change That.

"When men and boys die too soon ... we all pay a heavy, heavy price," Dr. Wizdom Powell, author of a new report on health disparities in men of color, to... → Read More

A Person's Risk For Depression Rises If They're On These Medications: Study

1 in 3 U.S. adults takes a medication that lists depression as a side effect. → Read More

Women’s Suicide Rates Have Increased More Than Twice As Fast As Men’s Since 2010

Men account for the majority of deaths by suicide, but new government data has experts questioning what's causing the rise among women. → Read More

As HIV Rates Decline, A Surprising Population Is Seeing A Rise In Diagnoses In Major Cities

But new efforts to educate at-risk women about a drug that helps protect against the virus could change that. → Read More

The U.S. Is In The Midst Of A Suicide Crisis

The rate of people dying by suicide has increased in nearly every state since 1999. Some regions have been hit significantly harder than others. → Read More