Health

 Bronwynne Evans, Ph.D., R.N.

Share your caregiving story

Share your caregiving story

For many years, the comfortable Figueroa house was a second home to neighborhood teenagers. The kids grew up, and then it became a second home for Robert Figueroa’s 91-year-old mother, Julia. Robert and his wife, Isabelle, like many Mexican-American families, tenderly cared for the older woman until her death late last year. Although they received […]

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A note from the tooth fairy

A note from the tooth fairy

Do you know  you can start teaching your niños to brush their teeth as young as age one? Let’s hope you would practice what you preach. Just because you’re a grownup doesn’t mean you’re exempt from good dental habits yourself. February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. It used to be a one-day observance initiated […]

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Make dental hygiene a family affair

Make dental hygiene a family affair

When you’re tempted to take shortcuts with your own dental hygiene, remember: The kids are watching. And they’re learning. So do it right. If you’re like most adults, you regularly brush your teeth. But do you brush long enough? Often enough? And do you floss? Ask your children. They can probably tell you. Children as […]

 LPM Staff

Find the hero in you

Find the hero in you

Editor’s note: In Honor of National Volunteer Blood Donor Month, we have partnered with United Blood Services to share with our readers a timely and relevant message on the importance of donating blood and, because of the prevalence of Type O blood among Latinos, the unique and significant role our community can play in ensuring […]

 LPM Staff

Keep or fire your PCP?

Keep or fire your PCP?

What to look for in a good primary care physician

 Peter Madrid

Scaling down

Scaling down

Do you have what it takes to drop pounds around holidays?

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A call to action

A call to action

Director, Division for Women Governor’s Office for Children, Youth and Families

 Julie Amparano

Mixed message

Mixed message

Snapshop of Latino health in Arizona fuzzy image at best

 Julie Amparano

Stressed out?

Stressed out?

Don’t fret or sweat, there are ways to overcome being overwhelmed

 Julie Amparano

Planning ahead

Planning ahead

Financial health begins with solid insurance options

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