Health

 Peter Madrid

Matters of the heart

Matters of the heart

Cultural initiative educates Latinos on risks of cardiovascular diseases

 latinopm

Detox tune-up

Detox tune-up

Detoxifying can restore you to top health

 LPM Staff

Giving the gift of health

Giving the gift of health

We battle all year to keep our body in shape. And it’s particularly hard around the holidays. With that in mind, Latino Perspectives offers holiday ideas for giving the gift of health:

 Georgann Yara

Over-the-counter danger

Over-the-counter danger

Drug abusers can start at home

 Georgann Yara

Old wives tales

Old wives tales

Medical research can contradict culture

 Georgann Yara

Death by machismo

Death by machismo

Fears doom Latino men with prostate cancer

 Georgann Yara

This I wish

Living wills prepare a family for end of a life

 Georgann Yara

Water-proofing children

Water-proofing children

No school and warmer temperatures usher in the summer season, as children pass the time at swimming pools in backyards or at the neighborhood recreational center. Although drowning awareness campaigns urge adults to watch their kids around water, drowning and near drownings make headlines each year. However, simple safety measures go a long way toward […]

 LPM Staff

A new you

A new you

Ever since Isaac Newton dodged that famous apple and barely-bikinied Tropicana Girls flaunted their deep,  dark tans, women have learned that gravity mixed with skin that has endured youthful years lounging under the sun – unlike a French Bordeaux – don’t improve with age. But in recent years, cosmetic non-surgical advances have come to the […]

 Georgann Yara

The dark side of bronze

The dark side of bronze

Being blessed with the ability to tan easily, may not be a blessing at all. That was the unpleasant truth that Conchita Raices, a marketing consultant in the Valley of the Sun, faced. Raices, 50 years old  and of Cuban ancestry, has fought flare-ups of recurring skin cancer. “My mother (86) …has suffered from basal […]

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