Women’s health

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Infertility Does Not Discriminate, but Women of Color Are Still at a Disadvantage

Shayne Rodriguez Thompson
As National Infertility Awareness Week comes to a close, it’s glaringly obvious that as Latinas, this is something many of us have never thought about, let alone actually talked to anyone about. Infertility is a topic that feels like treading...
Family

Infertility Isn’t Something to Be Ashamed of & We Should All Be Talking About It

Despite the fact that infertility affects more than 10 percent of women in the United States, it continues to be an issue that causes intense feelings of shame and embarrassment in women, who often at least emotionally, assume the burden...
Lifestyle

Researchers Are Taking a Closer Look at Latina Breast Cancer Survivors and It’s About Time

HipLatina
As Breast Cancer Awareness Month wraps up, but a new study is focusing on Latina breast cancer survivors and their health. The study was funded by the American Cancer Society and found that despite the fact that breast cancer is...
Lifestyle

A Pharmacist Refused To Fill This Woman’s Prescription To Induce A Miscarriage

Johanna Ferreira
There’s a lot of emotional pain and disappointment that follows a miscarriage. For Nicole Arteaga, finding out her 9-week old fetus had stopped developing and died, was beyond devastating for her. When her doctor presented her with two options: either...