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Latinos and Mental Health

This post was sponsored by Bring Change 2 Mind. All thoughts and opinions are my own. When was the last time you had a conversation about your mental health with your family? Your parents? Your grandparents? Your siblings? In Latino culture, mental health is not something we talk about regularly. We can be passionate to …

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To me, there is nothing more exciting than seeing quality health communication materials for Latinos. The American Heart Association and The American Stroke Association have partnered to create just that; health information for Latinos in Spanish and English surrounding Latino Health topics. I was asked to contribute articles to the website and could not be …

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Disease Prevention

Have you had your flu shot?

With Holiday shopping in full swing, the first snowfall coming down and shorter days with giant to-do lists; gripe (influenza) season is back early and here to stay!  Although Abuelita’s famous flu tricks have worked in the past,  don’t let the flu slow you down. A flu vaccine is the best defense against all flu …

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Disease Prevention

Breast Cancer and Latinas

Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among Latina women in the United States. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and Latinas everywhere are encouraged to learn more about breast cancer prevention. According to Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Latina women have the greatest risk among American women for late diagnosis and mortality as …

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Disease Prevention

Your corazon needs some love

February is National Heart Health Month! While everyone else is out shopping for the perfect gift for their amor, take some time this month to show your own corazon some love. Your heart is the most important muscle in your body to care for and protect. Next time your novio makes your heart skip a …

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