By Cristina Arreola | 03/13/2014 - 14:43
You probably know how to say a few words in a number of different languages. Throughout our lifetimes, we pick up tidbits: how to say "Hello" in German, "Goodbye" in Japanese, or "Thank You" in French.
But, how many words can you sign in American Sign Language (ASL)? Probably not too many. In celebration of National Deaf History Month, challenge yourself to learn a few phrases and words of the language. From "Grandma" to "I Love You," here are 10 things every Latino should be able to sign:
By Cristina Arreola | 02/19/2014 - 16:05
Have you ever hurt so much down there that you couldn't have sex, couldn't insert a tampon...couldn't even wear tights pants or sit down without suffering excruciating pain?
For many women, this is an everyday reality associated a condition called vulvodynia. Now, a new study is shedding light on the condition's impact upon Latina women, who are suffering from the disorder at much higher rates than the rest of the population.
By Cristina Arreola | 12/19/2013 - 13:40
A 13-year-old gave birth to triplets in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic on Tuesday. The hospital says that the mother and her newborns are out of danger. The three boys weighed in at 4.2, 3.1, and 3.7 pounds at birth, and are the product of a sexual relationship the teenage mother had with a 61-year-old man. The father is now on the run from authorities, who are looking to charge him with sexually abusing a child.
By Fox News Latino | 10/11/2013 - 11:58
A temporary increase in food stamps expires Oct. 31, meaning for millions of Americans the benefits that help put food on the table won't stretch as far as they have for the past four years.
Food stamps — actually the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program — go to 47 million Americans a month, almost half of them children and teenagers.
"Every week is a struggle as it is," said Heidi Leno, 43, who lives in Concord with her husband, 9-year-old daughter and twin 5-year-olds. "We hate living paycheck to paycheck and you have to decide what gets paid."
By Sugey Palomares | 10/10/2012 - 13:00
According to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence, one in every four women will experience domestic violence in their lifetime.
By Sugey Palomares | 06/26/2012 - 18:00
From the Supreme Court striking down the Arizona immigration law to Obama saying he was going to stop deporting DREAM Act-eligible candidates, the topic of immigration has been covered full force lately.
By April Hernandez-Castillo | 01/13/2012 - 10:32
Happy New Year! So, you finally made it through the holidays, mommy’s comida, tons of shopping and a little extra weight gained; well over the holidays I met with a young lady who is a newlywed and who I had not seen in a while.
By Amaris Castillo | 11/28/2011 - 14:00
After an arduous battle surrounding a controversy over the state’s congressional redistricting, the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF) released a statement recently about a new court-proposed plan that promises Latinos increased electoral opportunity in Texas. According to MALDEF, a new redistricting plan was released by three federal judges in San Antonio that will improve the representation for Latinos in Texas.