Woman with Toned Abs
5 Quick Moves to Get Killer Abs
By Valerie Tejeda | 07/07/2012 - 15:00

With crop tops back in full force and bikini season upon us, your mid-section will be on full display. And while it can be a problem area for many, a few simple exercises can help you get a tight tummy, so you can be cool, confident, and ready to strut your stuff. 


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Birth Control Pills
Latinas Cross the Border for Birth Control
By Sally Mercedes | 04/05/2012 - 12:42

We've heard of people crossing state lines in search of legal, affordable reproductive health services (birth control, abortion, etc.), but now women are crossing the Mexican border. According to a study published in the June 2010 American Journal of Public Health, more Latinas are making their way to Mexico where they have easier access to affordable birth control. Another trend is bringing birth control over to the U.S. in bulk and then selling it on the black market.


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Komen Agrees to Continue Funding Planned Parenthood And Supporting Latinas
By Sugey Palomares | 02/03/2012 - 12:27

Despite recent reports that the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation would cut funding and preventive care for the non-profit family-planning organization Planned Parenthood, the foundation has decided to reverse its decision. “We will continue to fund existing grants, including those of Planned Parenthood, and preserve their eligibility to apply for future grants, while maintaining the ability of our affiliates to make funding decisions that meet the needs of their communities," said the group.


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Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon "Closer Than Ever" After Illness
Mariah Carey & Nick Cannon "Closer Than Ever" After Illness
By Amaris Castillo | 01/11/2012 - 11:00

After Mariah Carey’s husband Nick Cannon suffered a health scare recently, a source close to the married couple said the experience has brought them closer.


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Selena Gomez's Mother Suffers Miscarriage
Selena Gomez's Mother Suffers Miscarriage
By Amaris Castillo | 12/20/2011 - 09:10

Heartbreaking news for Selena Gomez and her family. According to E! Online, the part-Mexican singer/actress canceled two concerts scheduled this past weekend because her mother reportedly suffered a miscarriage. The website is reporting that Gomez’s rep cited a “family emergency” as the reason for the concerts being canceled.


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Sofia and Oscar
Sofia Vergara & Oscar De La Hoya Launching Health Website for Latinos
By Amaris Castillo | 11/02/2011 - 10:30

Would you want to get health tips from Sofia Vergara and Oscar De La Hoya? The Colombian actress and Mexican American former pro-boxer have reportedly teamed up to work on launching a health website for Latinos.


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Star Tracker: Laz Alonso
Star Tracker: Laz Alonso, Gisele Bundchen, Penelope Cruz and more!
By Adriana Rivera | 10/27/2011 - 14:30

—37-year-old Cuban actor Laz Alonso has just been cast in the music and dance-themed drama Planet B Boy. According to TheHollywoodReporter.com, the film, based on the award-winning 2007 documentary of the same name, will shoot in Los Angeles and France.


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National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: 10 Latinas Send Messages to Loved Ones
10 Latinas Send Messages to Loved Ones with Breast Cancer
By Amaris Castillo | 10/13/2011 - 12:11

In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we asked Latina readers on our Facebook page to send a message to a loved one who is suffering or has suffered from breast cancer. The outpouring of stories was remarkably touching – we appreciate those who responded.

What to Watch for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: "Five"


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What to Watch: Rosario Dawson's "Five"
What to Watch for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month: "Five"
By Amaris Castillo | 10/07/2011 - 13:41

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month and in honor of it, we wanted to highlight an upcoming film centered on the disease this week. Five, an anthology of five short films in one movie, explores how peoples’ lives are affected by breast cancer.


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WATCH: Demi Speaks About Her Eating Disorder & Bullying
WATCH: Demi Lovato Opens Up About "Self-Medicating" & Becoming a Role Model
By Amaris Castillo | 09/21/2011 - 11:30

In an appearance on Ellen yesterday, Demi Lovato opened up about her past eating disorders, self-medicating with alcohol and drugs, and her history of being bullied. The 19-year-old part-Mexican singer/actress, whose new album Unbroken is available on iTunes now, spoke candidly about her past year with Ellen DeGeneres.


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