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Cynthia de la Vega Fires Back After Being Bumped From Miss World Competition
Nuestra Belleza Mexico Cynthia de la Vega Fires Back At Pageant Officials
By Amaris Castillo | 08/08/2011 - 12:30

Cynthia de la Vega, who won second place in last year’s Nuestra Belleza Mexico contest, has been stripped of the opportunity to run for the upcoming Miss World pageant.

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Thalia Mom Heart Disease
Heart Disease Claimed the Life of Thalia’s Mother: Why Latinas Are At Higher Risk
By Grace Bastidas | 06/01/2011 - 18:26

The official cause of death for Thalia’s mother, Yolanda Miranda was determined to be heart disease. The 76-year-old suffered a fatal heart attack in the early hours of May 27 after complaining of a debilitating headache the night before.

Unfortunately, the singer’s mom—like many women—did not recognize the warning signs of a heart attack, which can also include chest pain, arm pain, shortness of breath, nausea and heartburn.


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The Bilingual Advantage
Is Being Bilingual Good For Your Brain?
By Mariela Rosario | 06/01/2011 - 17:00

Ellen Bialystok, a cognitive neuroscientist, has studied the effects of bilingualism on the brain for over 40 years. Among her impressive findings include the fact that bilingual children are able to understand more complex language problems than those that only spoke on language, that being bilingual can help delay the symptom's of Alzheimer's disease and makes you better at multi-tasking.


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