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Birth Control Blood Clot Risks Facts
4 Things To Know About Birth Control & Blood Clots

Last month, researchers dropped a study that revealed some startling news: newer birth control pills can slightly raise the risk of a blood clot. 


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Reasons Stop Chasing Romantic Love
5 Reasons to Stop Chasing Romantic Love

Since I was a teenager, I dreamed of falling in love. I hoped a hot papi would sweep me off my feet, love me and marry me — but only after I endured a wild chase to prove that I was “the one.” This lustful, passionate love would not come easy. That type of love rarely does, I thought. Consequently, for most of my 20s, I chose to be with boys who stirred my libido, played with my head and, often times, broke my heart.


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6 Things You'll See At A Latino Baby Shower
6 Things You'll See At a Latino Baby Shower

Baby on board? If you already have children, you may be familiar with the intricacies of a Latino baby shower. If this is your first time, listen up! You'll probably (read: definitely) see these six things at your Latino shower: 
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8 Things That Are Ruining Your Smile
7 Things That Are Secretly Ruining Your Smile

Want super white, healthy teeth like Shakira or like Leslie Grace? I mean — who doesn't? We have a secret for you: it all starts with prevention and a mindfulness about what you put into your mouth.


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The Good Life With Crafty Chica: Pool Party
The Good Life With Crafty Chica: Pool Party 101

Dipped your toe in the pool lately? Feels pretty nice, right? June is here, which means summer pool party season has arrived! From bathing suits to boom boxes to the ultimate pool floatie, here are 10 ideas that will work swimmingly well:


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7 Things Women Think About While Having Sex With A New Guy
7 Things Women Think About While Having Sex With A New Guy

Women often visualize what sex will be like with the new man in their lives. Before even doing the deed, you picture him on top of you, licking your earlobes and swerving his hips perfectly. You lay in bed with your eyes closed, and imagine your body writhing underneath his touch. You two are so in sync, it feels ah-mazing. It’s like you’re in a movie — and he’s the best sex you’ve ever had! 


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Latinas Womens World Cup 2016
6 Latinas To Watch At The Women's World Cup

Still suffering from withdrawals from last year's FIFA World Cup? Good news: the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup begins on June 6 in Vancouver, Canada. The United States — a pre-tournament favorite to win the cup — will face-off against a slew of ruthless competitors, including Germany, Japan, Brazil, Mexico, Colombia and more. 

Tune in, and keep your eyes peeled for these Latina players to watch: 


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5 Tips For Having "The Sex Talk" With Your Kids
5 Tips For Having "The Sex Talk" With Your Kids

In our world of scanty fashion and raunchy songs, talking intelligently to children about "the birds and the bees" should be an ongoing process. "Rather than having one single conversation with your child, it's better to use different opportunities to talk about sex," says New York-based child psychology Dr. Karen Caraballo. Here are some expert pointers: 

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The 6 Weirdest Places You Can Catch A Sunburn
The 6 Weirdest Places You Can Catch a Sunburn

Summer means sun, sand and sea. But while you're soaking up the rays on la playa, make sure to slather up — everywhere. It's not just your arms, nose and legs that are suspectible to sunburn; your eyelids, cleavage, and scalp can all fall prey to the harsh UV rays of el sol. Before you hit the beach, get the details on these unexpected body parts where you can get sunburned: 
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7 Body Image Struggles Only Latinas Understand
7 Body Image Struggles Only Latinas Understand

Curvy or skinny, big booty or flat as a pancake, we Latinas all have our own body image issues that others could just never understand. See below, and tell us: can you relate? 

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