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Young Mother, Beloved Father Share Special Bond Following Paired Kidney Transplant / Joven Madre y Amado Padre Comparten una Unión Especial Luego de un Trasplante de Riñón

December 30, 2011 in Family & Living, Health

CHICAGO, Dec. 19, 2011

Two families unite after kidney paired exchange gives loved ones long-awaited transplants.

When 27-year-old Nina Sanchez was 13 weeks pregnant, doctors gave her the devastating news that she had kidney failure. At a time when most mothers are eagerly awaiting the journey of pregnancy, Sanchez was grappling with a distressing diagnosis. Her new priority was now, not only her own health, but keeping her baby alive and healthy. During her seventh month of pregnancy, she went on dialysis. Shortly thereafter, she delivered a, thankfully, healthy baby girl, although six weeks early.

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Statement From March of Dimes on Institute of Medicine’s Recommendations for Clinical Preventive Services for Women / Comunicado de March of Dimes sobre las recomendaciones del Instituto de Medicina sobre servicios clínicos preventivos dirigidos a mujeres

August 15, 2011 in Family & Living, Health

WASHINGTON,  — Dr. Jennifer L. Howse, President of the March of Dimes, issued the following statement today:

“The March of Dimes commends the Institute of Medicine for its thoughtful recommendations in the report released today, “Clinical Preventive Services for Women: Closing the Gaps.”  If adopted by the federal government, these recommendations will have a significant impact in improving the health of women, infants and children.

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Unapproved Emergency Birth Control Medicine Possibly in U.S. Distribution May Be Ineffective and Unsafe / Medicamento de emergencia para el control de la natalidad no aprobado que posiblemente se esté distribuyendo en los Estados Unidos puede ser ineficaz e inseguro

August 15, 2011 in Family & Living, Health

SILVER SPRING, Md., Aug. 1, 2011 – The U.S. Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) is warning U.S. consumers not to use the emergency birth control medicine labeled as Evital. These products may be counterfeit versions of the “morning after pill” and may not be safe or effective in
preventing pregnancy.

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Body Contouring / Tratamientos Corporales

June 14, 2011 in Family & Living, Health

The Alternative LIPO

By Marcela Rivera Therapist

Body contouring is also known as the ALTERNATIVE LIPO; it is a new and exciting non-invasive beauty combination of devices such as ultracavitation, radiofrequency, angel along others that therapists are using to remove unwanted adipose tissue and cellulite. For some people this can be a very convenient treatment to reduce sizes, and to redraw a dreamed body contour. This new and innovated technology uses a special ultrasound to implode fat cells into tiny microscopic fluids so the body can eliminate them naturally by disposing of them through the urinary tract and the lymphatic system.

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The American Heart Association’s Go Red Por Tu Corazon™ Asks Latinas to Have a Heart-to-Heart This Mother’s Day / Go Red Por Tu Corazón™ de la American Heart Association ayuda a las mujeres latinas a iniciar una conversación que puede salvar vidas este Día de las Madres

June 12, 2011 in Family & Living, Health

The American Heart Associations Go Red Por Tu Corazon supporter Ximena Navarrete, Miss Universe 2010, helps start the conversation

 DALLAS,  — Heart disease remains the No. 1 killer of Hispanic women. On average, Hispanic women are likely to develop heart disease 10 years earlier than non-Hispanic white women. Yet, most are still unaware of this threat. This Mother’s Day, the American Heart Association’s Go Red Por Tu Corazon encourages daughters to have a heart-to-heart conversation that could potentially save their mother’s life.  

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Body Contouring / Tratamientos Corporales

June 11, 2011 in Family & Living, Health

The Alternative LIPO

By Marcela Rivera Therapist

Body contouring is also known as the ALTERNATIVE LIPO; it is a new and exciting non-invasive beauty combination of devices such as ultracavitation, radiofrequency, angel along others that therapists are using to remove unwanted adipose tissue and cellulite. For some people this can be a very convenient treatment to reduce sizes, and to redraw a dreamed body contour. This new and innovated technology uses a special ultrasound to implode fat cells into tiny microscopic fluids so the body can eliminate them naturally by disposing of them through the urinary tract and the lymphatic system.

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