By Sugey Palomares | 05/14/2013 - 09:26
Cancer affects everyone from our neighbors, friends, and family, to celebrities. Actress Angelina Jolie confessed in an op-ed article for The New York Times that she underwent several surgeries because she was at high risk for breast and ovarian cancer. “Once I knew that this was my reality, I decided to be proactive and to minimize the risk as much I could.
By Celia Shatzman | 05/10/2013 - 11:59
Think skin cancer is not your problem? Think again.
Despite what you may have heard, it’s not just white people who are at risk for skin cancer. “The most common question I get from patients is, ‘Why did I get skin cancer if I’m brown?” says Puerto Rican dermatologist Maritza Perez, an associate clinical professor at Columbia University in New York. “They’re totally in shock.” That supposed immunity is just one of many popular misconceptions, says Dr. Perez, who helps us separate fact from fiction by debunking five common myths:
By Cristina Goyanes | 05/02/2013 - 11:34
The way many Latinas are built — with strong, shapely lower halves — you’d think we’d be natural cyclists. For María del P. Vázquez, that was exactly the case. When the 41-year-old started spin classes seven years ago as a way to cope with a bitter divorce, the mother of three from Caguas, Puerto Rico, discovered a hidden talent and fun hobby that led her to the ride of her life: completing the 2012 Tour de France course as part of an amateur team of Americans called the Rêve (“dream” in French).
By Cristina Goyanes | 04/26/2013 - 10:39
Fitness isn’t just about being able to squeeze into skinny jeans and minidresses —you’ve got Spanx for that. Truth is, you want to feel sexy, beautiful, confident and, above all, healthy so you can dance the night away with your girlfriends, kick the ball around with your kids and be up for whatever steamy adventure your partner proposes. Now, if only finding the perfect workout plan was as simple as purchasing shapewear.
By Evelyn Lozada | 04/25/2013 - 14:48
The most important meal that I eat is after my workout! Your muscles are literally starving for nutrition post work out! So, the meal you eat after is very important for building muscle and replenishing your energy. And the meal you eat at this time is the most important for building muscle and replenishing energy sources.
Exercise depletes your amino acids, which are the building blocks of protein and it’s important to have chicken (I don’t eat meat, only fish), fish or eggs after a workout.
By Evelyn Lozada | 04/17/2013 - 14:22
When I go to the gym, I really don’t think about my appearance. I definitely make certain to smell fresh and I definitely don’t wear make-up! In a few of my photos you see me looking like a straight tomboy! LOL I usually don’t care because I’m so focused on training. However… do we all agree that if you look cute at the gym, it will motivate you more to work out? If you agree, then I came up with 6 ways to look cute at the gym!
By Sugey Palomares | 04/04/2013 - 10:36
Researchers at Duke University believe they have the answer to developing an AIDS vaccine that generates powerful antibodies, which can fight the HIV virus. The new study could help scientists determine which proteins to use in vaccines to induce antibodies that prevent the spread of HIV infection.
By Sugey Palomares | 04/02/2013 - 10:05
The United Nations has claimed April 2nd Autism Awareness Day to help spread knowledge on the disability, which affects millions of families worldwide. Autism is defined by developmental delays in speech, spastic movements, repetitive behaviors and impaired socialization. Several studies suggest that Latino children are disproportionately affected by autism.
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.
By Sugey Palomares | 01/15/2013 - 14:56
Don't expect a traditional wedding from Sofia Vergara. The Modern Family star got engaged to Nick Loeb during her 40th birthday celebration in Mexico last year. Although the Colombian actress hasn't had much time to plan her big day, she is confident that it's going to be a big bash.