Lifestyle

Mental Health

Depression in Young Latinos and the Unique Stressors Behind It

09/11/2021 06:00am | 744 views

By Lacey Muinos and Sandra Silva Casabianca

Particular challenges and cultural influences may have a great impact on what causes these symptoms and how effective treatment is. A unique combination of factors, including immigration, discrimination, and acculturation, has inevitably impacted the mental health of the U.S. Latino community in general, and particularly of those who may be more vulnerable.

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Work Wardrobe Ready 101

29/09/2021 02:44pm | 922 views

By Annette Prieto Llopis 

During the past few months several clients and friends have come to me in a bit of what I have termed the “post-pandemic wardrobe frenzy.” Many of us are having to return to our company’s offices and no longer have the comfort of working from home leisurewear to rely on. For many of us, the time saved not fretting about our appearance and clothes was the only upside to the pandemic. Yet now the reality is employers want to see us in person.

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Getting Our Style Back

21/07/2021 06:00am | 789 views

By Annette Prieto Llopis 

Enough is enough! After over a year of mundane leggings and make-up free faces, it’s time we get back to looking, and most importantly, feeling our best. The quarantine spiraled us into a loungewear trap, and we all avoided wearing lipstick, rightfully so, in fear of the smeared smiles. I too was a victim and dove into the yoga pant zone longer than I care to admit.

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Nutrition

Obesity and overweight: a CDC study indicates that almost 36% of Latinos in the United States suffer from these conditions

30/08/2021 06:00am | 1091 views

Obesity is considered a global health epidemic. It is one of the most recurrent diseases in modern Western society and is the direct cause of numerous other chronic conditions that are related to physical and mental health.

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Preventive Care

Why Have Asthma Attacks Decreased During the Pandemic?

20/08/2021 06:00am | 795 views

by Sarah Ellis 

New research finds a 40% drop in asthma attacks among Black and Hispanic Americans.

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