Resfriado, GRIPE y COVID-19

Cada año, al llegar los meses de otoño e invierno, es importante que nos mantengamos atentos a nuestra salud, para lo cual debemos tomar ciertas precauciones para evitar contraer un refriado o la gripe. Sin embargo, este año es especialmente importante que distingamos entre los síntomas de estas dos enfermedades comunes y los de la… Continue reading Resfriado, GRIPE y COVID-19

COLD, FLU, AND COVID-19

Every year, as we transition into the fall and winter months, it is important to be mindful of our health and take certain precautions to prevent a cold or the flu. However, this year it is especially important to distinguish between the symptoms of these two common illnesses and COVID-19.   The three enemies –… Continue reading COLD, FLU, AND COVID-19

Lessons From Covid-19

Lessons From Covid-19. Denisse Oller   As a former national news correspondent, I was aware of the virus that had originated in Wuhan, China, by the end of 2019, which had spread throughout the globe. Still, the idea of COVID-19 reaching the United States of America, the mightiest power in the world, seemed utterly impossible… Continue reading Lessons From Covid-19

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Every October, we celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Excluding skin cancers, breast cancer is the most common cancer in American women. It is estimated that in 2020, approximately 30% of all new women cancer diagnoses will be breast cancer.   During the COVID-19 pandemic, the United States, as well as many countries, paused their breast cancer… Continue reading Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Leap into Spring

Spring is a time of rebirth and renewal. While most are glad that the cold winter months are beginning to fade, it is important to remember some of the health-related challenges associated with the changing seasons and how to tackle them.  First comes the leap forward when daylight savings time begins again, then seasonal allergies… Continue reading Leap into Spring

Cuida tus riñones

Tus riñones son unos órganos del tamaño de un puño y en forma de frijol que se ubican en la parte baja del tórax, a ambos lados de la columna vertebral. La función de los riñones es filtrar la sangre. Remueven los desperdicios, controlan el equilibrio de los fluidos corporales y ayudan a mantener los… Continue reading Cuida tus riñones

Taking Care of Your Kidneys

Your kidneys are fist-sized bean-shaped organs located at the bottom of your rib cage, on both sides of your spine. The kidneys’ job is to filter your blood. They remove waste, control the body’s fluid balance, and help keep the right levels of electrolytes. All of the blood in your body passes through them several… Continue reading Taking Care of Your Kidneys

Concientización sobre los Trastornos Alimenticios

En Estados Unidos, 20 millones de mujeres y 10 millones de hombres sufrirán de trastornos alimenticios en algún momento de su vida. A nivel mundial, ese número es de casi 70 millones de personas. Los trastornos alimenticios son enfermedades graves que ponen en riesgo la vida y que afectan a toda clase de personas, sin… Continue reading Concientización sobre los Trastornos Alimenticios