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Monday, December 9th, 2013

Latina Sex Sterotypes

By Latino USA For Latina women it can often seem like there are only two types of representation they see in the media. They’re either sexy and “spicy” or religious and family oriented. But is that really the case? Latino USA host Maria Hinojosa speaks to writer, poet, and sex columnist for Cosmo for Latinas,

Friday, November 15th, 2013

Latinas struggle from Texas family-planning clinics cuts

By Hope Gillette, Saludify Approximately 25 percent of state-funded family-planning clinics in Texas’s Lower Rio Grande Valley closed after funding was cut in 2011, leaving a number of women, particularly Latinas in low-income counties, without access to...

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Hispanics Overcoming Barriers to Elders’ End-of-Life Care

By Gerardo Fernandez, Alianza Metropolitan News/New America Media SAN JOSE, Calif.–Maria Lacayo’s mother was diagnosed with dementia 13 years ago, and soon after with Alzheimer’s. Since then, Maria has taken care of her Mom nonstop, every day, at their...

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

Young Latinos Are Feeling the Positive Effects of the Affordable Care Act

By Jose Aristimuno, Latinovations If you’ve ever shopped for health insurance, you know that the prices for adequate health care, whether for an individual or a family, are unreachable. In the past, insurance companies charged you an...

Friday, September 27th, 2013

Obamacare Spanish-Language Enrollment Website Delayed Until Mid-October

By Fox News Latino In another delay for the Affordable Care Act, White House officials quietly told Hispanic groups on Wednesday that the Spanish-language version of the healthcare.gov website will not be ready to handle online enrollments...

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

What are curanderos in Hispanic cultures?

By Hope Gillette, Saludify Despite the push to visit Western doctors, receive preventative care and become knowledgeable about common ailments in the community, many Hispanics living in the United States still prefer the advice and remedies obtained from...

Monday, September 23rd, 2013

LATISM13 conference: harnessing social media to improve Latinos’ lives

By Maria Camila Bernal, NBCLatino In less than five years, Latinos in Social Media (LATISM) has been able to unite thousands of Latinos in the nation in hopes of helping advance their social, civic and economic status. Over the years,...

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

The Trouble With Enrolling In The Affordable Care Act

By Jude Joffe-Block, Kate Sheehy, Tristan Ahtone, Fronteras Across the Southwest, groups are canvassing neighborhoods to inform uninsured people about how to sign up for coverage under Obama’s Affordable Care Act beginning Oct. 1. But getting the message across is...

Monday, September 9th, 2013

Latino Health Workers Bridge Clinics and Community

By Callie Shanafelt, New America Media Elizabeth Luciano sits in her small office looking compassionately at the young mother complaining of stomach pain. She was undocumented and had no health insurance. They met at a community event a...

Thursday, September 5th, 2013

Fight Leukemia and Lymphoma, It’s one click away

By Leyla Fletcher, Arenas Entertainment For 25 years, Arenas has been a leader in Hollywood because of our passion for combining entertainment with our Latino culture. We also have a deep passion for giving back to the...

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

Healthy Chicas aims to help overweight Latinas in Miami

By Elizabeth de Armas, Miami Herald Every Monday, Iomara Morejon looks forward to attending Healthy Chicas, a program at Miami Children’s Hospital that is designed to empower overweight and obese Latinas to become educated about healthy eating...

Friday, August 30th, 2013

7 Latino Remedies From Abuelita To Prepare For Flu Season

By Yolanda Machado, Huffington Post Latino Voices When my daughter was four months old, she got her first cold. I was a panicked new mom, 3000 miles away from my own family and didn’t have a clue what...

Thursday, August 22nd, 2013

In shape and in spanglish: My very first 5K Mud Run

By Lissette Díaz, Being Latino Let me begin by saying that I am not that girl. You know who I mean: the chica at the gym in the sports bra and booty shorts doing squats in perfect form, the one who can even...

Wednesday, August 21st, 2013

Hispanic teens more likely to abuse drugs, survey finds

By Steven Reinberg, Medical Press (HealthDay)—Hispanic teens are more likely to abuse illegal and legal drugs than their black or white peers, a new report finds. Fifty-four percent of Hispanic teens surveyed said they had used an illicit drug, compared...

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