El día de acción de gracias, Thanksgiving day, is a tradition that may have started in the United States, but the positive sentiments of gratefulness and reflection and the family-centeredness of the event have spread to many parts of the world, including Latin America.
Dr. Gabriel J. Martinez-Diaz, a board-certified dermatologist in Chicago, IL and owner of M D Aesthetics and Dermatology in the West Loop of Chicago, educates the Hispanic/Latino community on the aspects relevant to skin cancer. As he indicates, skin cancer is color blind. With our changing demographics, Hispanic will comprise 30% of the U.S. population by 2050 (Census data). In the state of Illinois alone there’s over 2.1 million of Hispanics, making it the 5th state with the largest Hispanic population.