By Samantha Leal | 11/25/2013 - 15:12
Did you know oral health and diabetes go hand-in-hand? As part of Colgate’s new “Watch Your Mouth!” campaign, Karent Sierra, DDS, has joined the cause to spread knowledge to Latinos. Compared to non-Hispanic whites, the risk of diabetes in Latinos is high – especially for Puerto Ricans and Mexican-Americans. The risk of developing the disease is 87% higher for Mexican-Americans as compared to non-Hispanic whites, and nearly 94% higher for Puerto Ricans. Loca!
By Ana Luisa Suarez | 11/15/2013 - 14:21
We all know speaking Spanish is a wonderful thing, but did you know that it is actually beneficial to your health? NBC News reported that speaking a second language could help offset Dementia later on in life. Seriously!
Speaking Spanish might also be having a deeper impact on your life than you previously believed! You could actually improve your language skills, and a being an excellent multitasker, and keep your brain healthy, just to name a few! Read more on how speaking español can seriously save your life:
By Fox News Latino | 11/13/2013 - 13:08
Mexican singer and actress Thalia is joinining a campaign to raise awareness about the risks of premature births. Recording a message in both English and Spanish, she is now part of the March of Dimes campaign and will be observing the third annual World Prematurity Day on November 17th.
By Sandra Guzman | 11/08/2013 - 09:09
After a three-decade love affair with high heels, I am calling it quits. Blame (or credit) my last pair of tacones: six-inch black suede booties from a certain French designer, which I bought in a trendy Manhattan store. When I tried them on, the shoes looked amazing and felt great. I plunked down a few hundred dollars and decided to walk home, a leisurely 10-block city stroll.
By Irina Gonzalez | 10/22/2013 - 17:09
Growing up as a Latina, I remember looking at magazines when I was a little girl and realizing how different I looked from everyone else. I remember thinking, when I was just 10 or 11 years old, just how big my thighs were. I was deeply ashamed of my curves and the fact that I looked different than anyone else in my class.
By Vanessa Gonzalez-Plumhoff | 10/15/2013 - 13:16
When was the last time you were tested for HIV?
By Samantha Leal | 10/08/2013 - 12:02
One in 11 Latinas will be diagnosed with breast cancer during her lifetime. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and it’s time to go pink and support the cause! Here are some great picks that give back:
By Irina Gonzalez | 10/01/2013 - 17:53
Do you ever wish that you could do some shopping without the guilt? Welll, thanks to Dior Auction, now you can!
From October 1-10th, Dior is hosting their 6th annual online auction to benefit Look Good Feel Better, an organization decidicated to helping women cope with the appearance related effects of cancer and its treatments. The company is offering you the opportunity to bid on elite experiences and luxury items--and it's all for a really good cause!
By Irina Gonzalez | 09/12/2013 - 18:16
Christina Aguilera recently spoke up about her weight loss, revealing that she tries to squeeze in a workout when she can but doesn't stress about it. Inspired by her seemingly flawless weight loss, we wanted to check out some of the other diets and exercise programs that seem too good to be true (flawless abs in just 5 minutes a day?!) but research may prove actually works. Here are the 5 crazy weight loss tricks that may actually help you lose weight!