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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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FDA Anti-Smoking Campaign Uses Hip-Hop To Target Latino, Black Teens
FDA Anti-Smoking Campaign Uses Hip-Hop To Target Latino, Black Teens
By Cristina Arreola | 10/07/2015 - 11:54

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced an anti-smoking campaign specifically targeted on black and Latino youth on Tuesday, NBC reports. The campaign, called Fresh Empire, uses hip-hop to promote a tobacco-free lifestyle for teenagers ages 12-17. 

 

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Protest Your Girl: 5 Fast Facts About Breast Cancer Every Latina Should Know
Protect Your Girls: 5 Fast Facts About Breast Cancer Every Latina Should Know
By Cristina Arreola | 10/06/2015 - 11:31

It's true: Latinas do have lower rates of breast cancer. But, we're also more likely to be diagnosed at a later stage, making it harder to treat.


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Latina Mental Health Facts
8 Facts About Latinos & Mental Health That You Need To Know
By Cristina Arreola | 10/05/2015 - 15:01

October 4th through 10th marks Mental Health Awareness Week, seven days dedicated to providing education and promoting awareness about mental health in our communities.


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Short Power! Study Says Taller People Have A Greater Risk Of Cancer
Uh Oh: Could Being Tall Increase Your Risk Of Getting Cancer?
By Cristina Arreola | 10/02/2015 - 12:13

Short people may never be able to find pants that don't sweep the floor when they walk. They may never be able to change a lightbulb without a little help.


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Pink Power: 25 Items to Support Breast Cancer Awareness
Pink Power: 25 Items to Support Breast Cancer Awareness
By Cristina Arreola | 10/01/2015 - 13:48

In October, we wear pink. 


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TK Ways to Be a Healthy Millennial
5 Ways to Be a Healthy Millennial
By Nichole Fratangelo | 09/30/2015 - 13:20

Twenty-something’s may be up on the latest trends, but new reports show that the older folk may have an advantage over them.


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