Health

 
6 Ways To Keep Your Kitty Pretty
By Latina Staff | 01/09/2014 - 14:39

Cameron Diaz recently opened up about her strong feelings about pubic hair.


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The 10 Best Health & Fitness Apps
By Ana Luisa Suarez | 01/03/2014 - 13:30

2014 is the year that you’re going to start hitting the gym five days a week and eating healthy, right? We’ve got the 10 Best Apps to help you turn that dream of getting into shape a reality!


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10 Tips For Staying Healthy This Holiday Season
By Latina Staff | 12/13/2013 - 10:00

Ho! Ho! Ho! The holidays are here. Unfortunately, so is the temptation to overindulge and under-exercise, which can have serious short- and long-term consequences for your body, health and heart.


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10 Ways to Not Gain Weight During the Holidays
10 Ways to Not Gain Weight During the Holidays
By Irina Gonzalez | 12/06/2013 - 16:39

We know the hardest part of the holidays (gaining weight) comes as a direct result of the easiest part: eating. Indulging over the holidays is a common practice, but don't regret that third piece of pie when you jump on the scale come January 1st. Follow our 10 ways to not gain weight during the holidays and you’ll be much happier (and healthier) come 2014.


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Latinos & AIDS: 9 Facts You Need To Know
Latinos & AIDS: 9 Facts You Need To Know
By Helen Ubinas | 12/01/2013 - 10:00

The fight against AIDS is far from over for Latinos, but patients are living longer and creating awareness of the disease. Here are the 9 facts you NEED to know: 


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National Diabetes Month: Why Latinos Need to Take Care of Their Mouths
American Diabetes Month: Why Latinos Need to Take Care of Their Mouths
By Samantha Leal | 11/25/2013 - 15:12

Did you know oral health and diabetes go hand-in-hand? As part of Colgate’s new “Watch Your Mouth!” campaign, Karent Sierra, DDS, has joined the cause to spread knowledge to Latinos. Compared to non-Hispanic whites, the risk of diabetes in Latinos is high – especially for Puerto Ricans and Mexican-Americans. The risk of developing the disease is 87% higher for Mexican-Americans as compared to non-Hispanic whites, and nearly 94% higher for Puerto Ricans. Loca! 


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10 Ways Speaking Spanish Can Save Your Life
10 Ways Speaking Spanish Can Save Your Life
By Ana Luisa Suarez | 11/15/2013 - 14:21

We all know speaking Spanish is a wonderful thing, but did you know that it is actually beneficial to your health? NBC News reported that speaking a second language could help offset Dementia later on in life. Seriously! 

Speaking Spanish might also be having a deeper impact on your life than you previously believed! You could actually improve your language skills, and a being an excellent multitasker, and keep your brain healthy, just to name a few! Read more on how speaking español can seriously save your life:


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WATCH: Thalia Raising Awareness On The Risks Of Premature Births
By Fox News Latino | 11/13/2013 - 13:08

Mexican singer and actress Thalia is joinining a campaign to raise awareness about the risks of premature births. Recording a message in both English and Spanish, she is now part of the March of Dimes campaign and will be observing the third annual World Prematurity Day on November 17th.

Watch the video on Fox News Latino. >>


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Sole Survivor: The Health Dangers Of Wearing High Heels
Sole Survivor: The Health Dangers Of Wearing High Heels
By Sandra Guzman | 11/08/2013 - 09:09

After a three-decade love affair with high heels, I am calling it quits. Blame (or credit) my last pair of tacones: six-inch black suede booties from a certain French designer, which I bought in a trendy Manhattan store. When I tried them on, the shoes looked amazing and felt great. I plunked down a few hundred dollars and decided to walk home, a leisurely 10-block city stroll.


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Are Your Latina Curves Killing You?
Commentary: Are Your Latina Curves Killing You?
By Irina Gonzalez | 10/22/2013 - 17:09

Growing up as a Latina, I remember looking at magazines when I was a little girl and realizing how different I looked from everyone else. I remember thinking, when I was just 10 or 11 years old, just how big my thighs were. I was deeply ashamed of my curves and the fact that I looked different than anyone else in my class.


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