Low-income women in Arizona diagnosed with cancer can get treatment through the NBCCTP. Should it matter where they got diagnosed?
Bisphenol A is found in many everyday products – is it ‘good’ for us or not?
The Latino community generally doesn’t talk about enfermedad mental. They suffer disproportionately from depression, anxiety and other mental health disorders, yet less than one in 11 individuals seek help for it
One in five Latina teens seriously considers suicide
Many families are finding themselves in an ineligible gap, with budgets too tight to afford private health insurance and too “prosperous” to qualify for public assistance. What can they do besides cross their fingers and look both ways – twice?
Months ago, Rosario Herrera might have spent a few dollars on an iced coffee or an order of French fries if she was stressed out or in a funk. Now, a walk around the block near her Phoenix home is the stress remedy for the first-time mother expecting her baby boy in September. After discovering […]
Nutrition has its place, but so does portion size and exercise
Many things affect your risk for type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and stroke. Some of these things, like your weight and how much you exercise, you can change. Other things, like your age, gender, race, or family history – you can’t change.
Ask anyone what Type 2 diabetes is, and unless they’re a medical professional or scientist, they may find it difficult to explain. To put it as simply as possible, it’s a condition of high blood sugar (glucose) level due to the body either not producing enough insulin or because body cells don’t properly respond to […]
April is National Sexual Assault Awareness Month. When I mentioned I would write an article focused on sexual assault, I received quite a bit of feedback that I should write about something less intense. Conversely, I received feedback that I should not sugarcoat the message. All of this reinforced the need to write about sexual […]