By American Heart Association | 02/17/2016 - 15:10
My name is Maria Acereto. I’m 25 years old, and I’m a survivor. I go by many names— “Mari," “Mariposa”— but the latest one I’ve been given is “One in a Million.” Others call me a miracle.
By American Heart Association | 02/03/2016 - 14:14
Whether it’s because of life’s demands or for medical reasons, many women decide to use some form of birth control.
By American Heart Association | 02/01/2016 - 13:31
Have you scheduled your Well-Woman Visit?
By American Heart Association | 02/13/2015 - 17:22
Did you know heart disease and stroke are two of our nation’s leading causes of death?
By Natalie Morales | 11/26/2014 - 09:12
It’s that most wonderful time of the year, of course, but also the most stressful and unhealthy time of the year. Now that the holidays are upon us, ‘tis the season when our diets and good intentions go bust …
By Natalie Morales | 10/29/2014 - 16:24
I was having the time of my life… I was 26, planning my wedding -- which was a few months away, and starting my first on air job as an anchor and reporter.
By Valerie Tejeda | 02/21/2013 - 16:34
In the United States, a woman suffers a heart attack every 90 seconds. February is American Heart Month – a time to think about what you can do to take care of your heart. Heart disease is the number one killer of women and men in the United States, and the number one killer of Latinas in the U.S.
By Valerie Tejeda | 09/13/2012 - 18:00
Heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States and is also the leading cause of death for women. Latina women are particularly at risk, as many of us don’t take the time to exercise (yikes!). Dr. Juan J. Rivera is an Internist and Cardiologist in Miami, Florida, who specializes in cardiovascular diseases. Originally from Puerto Rico, Dr. Rivera is very active in the Latino community.