Dec 21, 2014

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A Solteras Guide To Surviving Valentine’s Day

valentine's day

Whether you are a hopeless romantic (I am) or not, El Dia del Amor y Amistad, can be a bit challenging-especially if you’re single. This Valentine’s Day start and end the day with passion, optimism and joy. Here are a few tips to make this Valentine’s Day unforgettable: Celebrate YOU. Pamper yourself! Treat yourself to […]

A NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION THAT CAN SAVE YOUR LIFE: SCHEDULING A PAP SMEAR

latinas and pap smears

Known affectionately as Evita, the influential political leader and former first lady of Argentina, Eva Peron, is loved and revered for her work as an advocate for the poor and for women’s right.  But what you may not remember is that she was diagnosed with advanced cervical cancer in August 1951, according to The New […]

Latinas and Breast Cancer– It’s Personal!

Breast Cancer Awareness

  Latinas and Breast Cancer– It’s Personal! Watching her sister go through breast cancer diagnosis and treatment was a very difficult time in Linda Taveras life.   After a self-breast exam, her sister, Brenda Torres, found a lump. Brenda came to her sister and said “I have something in my breast”.   Linda urged her to see […]

Latina Entrepreneur–5 Tips to Get Your Business Up and Running

Latina Start-up

I have been told many times that I am brave to be on this journey as a Latina entrepreneur.   But I am not alone.  According to 2010 Census, women owned businesses represent nearly 50% of privately held companies and Latina entrepreneurs represent one the largest growing demographics. Here are 5 tips to take your start-up […]

Clinical Research Saved My Father’s Life

Clinical Trial saved my father's life

It was fall 2002, my first semester at Fordham University and I was so excited. My initial week was filled with nerves, rushing back and forth from Washington Heights to the Lincoln center campus, and one life changing phone call from my mom. I was expecting to hear, “Why haven’t you called me, how’s school […]

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