Divulgando la cultura en dos idiómas.

Weatherization for income eligible households in Kansas

By Chara The state of Kansas offers a program called Weatherization that helps people with limited incomes make their homes more energy efficient. This program makes your home more comfortable all year round and reduces your energy bills.Weatherization is focused on keeping in the warmth during winter and the coolness during summer. By doing this […]

Doors of Hope: Latino community and Mental Health

By Luciana Silva, LMSW If your child and anyone in your family is struggling with depression, please call me today. Depression does not choose your status or your background. Depression can lead to suicide thoughts. Suicide happens by impulse and by history of depression. Mental health is an important aspect of overall well-being for individuals, […]

Doors Of Hope: Why Do People Seek Therapy?

Therapy is important for a variety of reasons, as it can have a positive impact on an individual’s mental and emotional well-being. Here are some key reasons why therapy is important: ¿Por qué la gente busca terapia? La terapia es importante por diversas razones, ya que puede tener un impacto positivo en el bienestar mental […]

Why is our front page purple?

Commentary by Chara Because it’s Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month, that’s why We at Dos Mundos are issuing a challenge to our readers.We want you to wear purple sometime this month, particularly on Nov. 16.November is Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month. As a way to support those fighting pancreatic cancer, next week’s issue will be purple to […]

You Can Support the Dementia Caregiver

More than 11 million people in the U.S. are providing unpaid care to a person living with Alzheimer’s or another dementia. In 2022, the estimated 18 billion hours of unpaid care was valued at more than $339 billion.The Alzheimer’s Association offers free resources online and on the phone for caregivers. A professionally staffed 24/7 Helpline […]

Resources are available for navigating insulin costs

Commentary by Chara The prevalence of diabetes in the United States grows every year.The costs of managing diabetes continue to grow, too.According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), diabetes affects more than 37 million people, with 96 million American adults living with prediabetes – a condition that might lead to diabetes, if left untreated. The […]

Hispanics face higher risk of developing diabetes, CDC states

By Chara Hispanics face higher risk of developing diabetes, CDC states Hispanics face a higher risk of developing diabetes and complications from it than the overall U.S. population, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).The CDC states on its website that the chance of Hispanics developing type 2 diabetes is greater […]

Kansas Cancer Partnership Releases an Interactive Map of Cancer Survivorship Resources

TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and the Kansas Cancer Partnership are proud to announce a new online resource for cancer survivors, caregivers, providers and anyone who loves someone with cancer. The map has over 20 categories and includes information on counseling and support groups, transportation, financial assistance, advanced care planning and more.“Trying to find […]

Doors of Hope: Why You Deserve to Be Loved

MAYBE YOU LEARNED HOW TO LOVE IN A WRONG WAY. MAYBE YOU DID NOT HAVE A REFERENCE OF LOVE IN YOUR LIFE. Love is a fundamental human need that brings joy, comfort, and meaning to our lives. It’s not only about receiving love from others but also about recognizing that you deserve love. In this […]

Men can develop breast cancer, too

By Chara Breast cancer isn’t limited to women.Breast cancer also can affect men. According U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention statistics, 1 percent of U.S. breast cancer cases are male breast cancer cases.In observance of October as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we at Dos Mundos offer the following information about male breast cancer, provided […]