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Here's How To Support Breast Cancer Awareness All Year Long
#PinkPower: Here's How To Promote Breast Cancer Awareness All Year Long
By Cristina Arreola | 10/30/2015 - 12:05

Saturday marks the end of October and the end of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.


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Here's What Latinas Need To Know About Breast Cancer Detection & Awareness
Here's What Latinas Need To Know About Breast Cancer Detection & Awareness
By Cristina Arreola | 10/28/2015 - 15:30

Every October, women across the country flaunt their Pink Pride in order to raise awareness of breast cancer.


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Watch: Can You Get Electrocuted If You Shower During a Thunderstorm?
WATCH: Can You Get Electrocuted If You Shower During a Thunderstorm?
By Jesus Trivino | 10/24/2015 - 12:00

It sounds like something your abuelita used to tell you (Don't take a shower when there's a thunderstorm or you might get electrocuted!) but perhaps she was right.


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This Soap Bar's Unique Design Could Be The Key To Early Breast Cancer Detection
This Soap Bar's Unique Design Could Be The Key To Early Breast Cancer Detection
By Cristina Arreola | 10/21/2015 - 15:17

Although Latinas have lower breast cancer rates than non-Hispanic whites, they tend to be diagnosed at a later stage, making it harder to treat. The key to lowering breast cancer deaths among Latinas is early detection — and that involves self-exams. 

 

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Here's How Your Favorite Nail Polish Brand Could Be Messing with Your Hormones
Your Favorite Nail Polish Brand Could Be Seriously Messing with Your Health
By Nichole Fratangelo | 10/21/2015 - 12:35

Wearing the latest fall nail colors may come with a price.


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The American Cancer Society Lowers Age When Annual Mammograms Should Begin
American Cancer Society Says Annual Mammograms Should Begin At An Older Age
By Cristina Arreola | 10/21/2015 - 09:34

New cancer screening guidelines recommend that women begin getting mammograms later and less often. 


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The Good Life: 3 Simple Ways To Rev Up The Creative Engine & Get Inspired
The Good Life: 3 Simple Ways To Rev Up The Creative Engine & Get Inspired
By Robyn Moreno | 10/19/2015 - 10:42

Find yourself in a creative rut or in the need of a serious dose of inspiration? Our Executive Editor, Beauty & Lifestyle, Robyn Moreno, has three easy ways to rev up the creative engine — watch above! 


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Latinas More Likely To Get Substandard Breast Cancer Treatment, Study Says
Latinas More Likely to Get Substandard Breast Cancer Treatment, Study Says
By Cristina Arreola | 10/14/2015 - 11:11

Latinas and black women are more likely to be diagnosed with breast cancer at a more advanced stage of the disease and more likely to receive substandard care regardless of tumor type, a new study reports. 


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No Pill, No Prob: TK Other Birth Control Options
No Pill, No Prob: 9 Other Birth Control Options
By Cristina Arreola | 10/09/2015 - 13:26

The pill isn't for everyone. Some women have adverse reactions to the hormones present in oral contraceptives; other women simply don't want to take a pill at the same time every. single.


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