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Meet Bianca, A Little Girl Who is Portrayed as Disney+ First Plus-Size Protagonist belatina latine

Meet Bianca, A Little Girl Who is Portrayed as Disney+ First Plus-Size Protagonist

Disney+ continues to set the standard for inclusion with a new short film titled “Reflect” featuring a little girl who is the first plus-size...
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Tyga’s New Video Shows Everything That’s Wrong With Latino Stereotyping

Rapper Tyga's new video is a Latino's worst nightmare come true.  In just under three minutes, charro hats, bullfighters, wrestlers, objectified and hypersexualized women, and...
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What Every Latina Should Know About Disease Prevention and Cancer Screening

Cancer is a deadly disease that does not discriminate. Anyone of any age, any gender, and any ethnicity can be diagnosed with cancer. But...
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Type 2 Diabetes, a Silent Threat to Latino Youth

Understanding the particularities of the Latino community not only comes down to cultural differences but also to their health collaterals. From diet to environmental factors,...
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The Latinx and Black Community’s Value in the Food and Beverage Industry

It's not new information that obesity and diabetes are health problems that greatly impact Black and Hispanic communities. For years, researchers, public health officials,...
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Dr. Isabel Bogdan, Paving the Way to Women’s Transformational Health

Women's health is a frequently stigmatized and tabooed subject, a circumstance that gives way to a lack of knowledge and the proliferation of myths. In...
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The PowerUp Fund Helps Latinx Small Businesses to Keep Latinx Communities Afloat

With systemic food inequity in the U.S., small businesses have become essential to the survival of low-income communities.  “In many of our poorest communities, our...
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Melissa Mark-Viverito: A Champion for Our Children

Over the past decade I have worked with a small but intensely dedicated group of community partners and elected officials to help create a...
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National Infertility Week: Honoring Your Body with a Lifestyle That Supports Fertility

Having a baby is one of the most miraculous, magical, and life-changing experiences a woman can have. But for so many women around the...
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A Case for Going Vegan This Lent

As Christians around the world prepare for the impending detox that inevitably occurs during Lent, allow us to suggest a new kind of dietary...
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American Heart Month: Do Your Heart a Favor and Schedule Your Spring Break Vacay...

Forget kale, going on vacation is even better for your health regimen. And as February is American Heart Month, we can vouch for the...
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The Fat Tax: Women Pay More Money for Clothing When Sizes are 14 and...

Being overweight in America can cost thousands of dollars a year. We all know about the 20-percent tax the government put on unhealthy food...