Archive | October, 2010

Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH) and The 1 in 40 Affected Within The Latino Community

Written by Bernice Sosa-Izquierdo Before we get into what Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia (CAH) is, we must first begin to understand what it affects. In order to maintain adequate energy supply and blood sugar levels, and deal with physical and emotional stress, a steroid called cortisol (a hormone necessary for life) needs to be produced by […]

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Happy Birthday Celia Cruz!

Written by Efrain Nieves “The world’s most notable ambassador of Hispanic culture.” (celiacruz.com) Celia Cruz was born on October 21, 1925  in Havana, Cuba. She  was one of the most successful  salsa singers and performers of the 20th century, with twenty-three gold albums to her name. She was renowned internationally as the “Queen of Salsa” as well as “La Guarachera de […]

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Who Cares if Sexuality is Nature or a Choice?

Written by Christina T. Saenz Many of my Latino friends are usually surprised to learn that I don’t care if sexuality is biological or not. When I tell them that I don’t care, they accuse me of being a right-winger or being anti-gay rights but little do they realize that their obsession over the search […]

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