The American Cancer Society Lowers Age When Annual Mammograms Should Begin
American Cancer Society Says Annual Mammograms Should Begin At An Older Age
By Cristina Arreola | 10/21/2015 - 09:34

New cancer screening guidelines recommend that women begin getting mammograms later and less often. 


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#MassyMethodMondays: What To Eat Before & After A Tough Workout
#MassyMethodMondays: What To Eat Before & After A Tough Workout
By Massy Arias | 10/19/2015 - 12:09

Devising a plan for your pre- and post-workout meals is more complex than you think. We all have different goals and body compositions, and we need to fuel up accordingly. 


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Adamari Lopez Breast Cancer Twitter Chat Recap
Adamari Lopez Talks Breast Cancer Awareness & The Power Of Early Detection
By Cristina Arreola | 10/15/2015 - 15:15

On Thursday, actress and breast cancer survivor Adamari Lopez sat down with Latina and Orgullosa for a candid Twit


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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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Victoria Justice Thyroid Autoimmune Disorder
Victoria Justice Reveals She Suffers From a Thyroid Autoimmune Disorder
By Cristina Arreola | 10/13/2015 - 16:11

It seems Selena Gomez isn't the only actress who has been hiding her health struggles from the world...


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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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