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Latino Youth Less Sexually Active, Using More Birth Control
By Fox News Latino | 02/05/2013 - 16:48

Latino youth in the U.S. are learning to practice safe sex. And they're also having less of it.

The latest data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows Latino high school students are getting smarter when it comes to sexual intercourse.

Read the full story at Fox News Latino.


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Latina Fitness With Evelyn Lozada: Exercising While Watching Television!
By Evelyn Lozada | 01/30/2013 - 13:21

Now, I know a lot of you reality TV fans out there stay glued to the TV. However, do you actually make time to exercise? Would you rather watch a good juicy reality show or hit the gym?? Of course, many of you are saying watch the juicy reality show…but, why not do both???

We don’t want you to become a couch potato or have your backside spreading due to your television addiction. Let’s cure the situation with the following exercises below that are perfect while watching a juicy reality show. Let's get to work, Mujeres


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Latina Fitness With Evelyn Lozada: 4 Must-Have Foods That Empower My Workout!
By Evelyn Lozada | 01/24/2013 - 15:37

Hello Chicas!

My Twitter and Facebook subscribers are always asking me, “Do you eat prior to working out?”, “Is it necessary to eat before a workout?” and “What are the best foods to eat pre-workout?”.  I get the same questions all the time. So, I decided to answer all of your questions and inform you of the 4 Must Have Foods That Empower My Workout!


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Latina Fitness With Evelyn Lozada: Ever Heard of the "Cardio Strip Tease?!"
By Evelyn Lozada | 01/09/2013 - 15:55

Happy New Year, chicas! I am getting back into action ever since the holidays because I sort of fell off with all of my traveling. You know how that goes...

The first thing I did was I started my three week program with youthH2O because it helps boost my metabolism and fights weight gain. It’s also great to take prior to any type of workout.

We all know that doing the same tedious workout can be dreadfully boring, so I have incorporated the following fun and sexy workouts that I could do for hours!


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5 Things Latinas Need to Know About Cervical Cancer Prevention
5 Things Latinas Need to Know About Cervical Cancer Prevention
By Samantha Leal | 01/08/2013 - 14:35

Did you know Latinas have the highest incidence of cervical cancer in the U.S.? Scary, right? What’s scarier: cervical cancer is almost entirely preventable. Here’s what you need to know about cervical cancer, in honor of Cervical Health Awareness Month.

Pap Smears Are Priority


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Latina Fitness With Evelyn Lozada: How to Lose Weight in Your Problem Areas!
By Evelyn Lozada | 12/19/2012 - 16:11

Hello, Everyone!

I receive messages from women all of the time telling me they have a hard time losing weight in their problem areas. But I want all you mujeres out there to know: you don't have to get a nip/tuck or go “under the knife" to solve those problems. All you have to do is eat the right foods and REALLY exercise and you can achieve your goal! Just take the time to make the necessary changes. 


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Latina Fitness With Evelyn Lozada: How to Flatten Your Tummy With a Super-Ab Workout!
By Evelyn Lozada | 12/05/2012 - 14:00

Hello Everyone!

I’m very excited about my first blog entry with Latina.com! This is certainly an honor and I look forward to sharing my health and fitness secrets with ALL of you!  I have consulted with Celebrity trainer, Tim Hamilton of GetFit Trim (@gitfittim), who has helped me modify several different workouts not only for myself (but also for you!). 


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Listen Up: It's World Diabetes Day!
World Diabetes Day: Why It Should Matter To Latinos
By Samantha Leal | 11/14/2012 - 15:18

It's World Diabetes Day! The day, celebrated every year on November 14, is designed to increase diabetes advocacy and awareness. In fact, the entire month of November is National Diabetes Awareness Month.

So why should this be important to you? More than 10 percent of Hispanics ages 20 and older have diagnosed diabetes. Moreover, a Cedars-Sinai study confirmed that Latinos are more prone to developing Type 2 diabetes. 


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Your Flu Shot Guide
By Helen Troncoso | 10/29/2012 - 17:00

The sound of sneezing, coughing and runny noses means it’s officially flu season. The flu (influenza) is a contagious respiratory illness affecting your nose, throat and lungs. It’s caused by a different virus than the common cold, and while they share similar symptoms, the flu often lasts longer, can worsen chronic conditions, and can even cause death. The best way to prevent the flu is through vaccination, which is available as an injection or nasal spray. 

When should you get the flu shot?


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Sofia Vergara at the 2012 Stand Up 2 Cancer event
I'm a Survivor! 5 Latino Stars Who Beat Cancer
By Sugey Palomares | 10/23/2012 - 16:00

Cancer affects everyone from our neighbors, friends, and family, to celebrities. According to the American Cancer Society, prostate cancer is the leading cancer in Hispanic men while breast cancer dominates among Latin women. Learn more about cancer prevention and early detection for Latinos at cancer.org. In honor of their cause, we are highlighting Latino stars and survivors who beat the disease.


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