Affordable Care Act enrollment
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Despite alarm created by repeal, Affordable Care Act enrollment still open

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The Affordable Care Act enrollment began November 1, 2016 for coverage starting January 1st 2017 but the enrollment period extends until January 31st for coverage starting March 1st 2017. You can still apply and receive coverage and subsidies through 2017.
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Latina entrepreneur brings best crafts of Puerto Rico to fair trade designs

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Matilsha Marxuach opened her store Concalma –with calm/at ease– in 2006 and has never looked back. Inspired by local culture and concepts of friendliness and functionality, she created her fair trade designs.
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2016 National Breastfeeding Month with Liz Chang

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Nursing your child within one hour of birth and exclusive breastfeeding for the first six months of an infant’s life is a key factor for the survival and health of a newborn.
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Latina entrepreneur achieves American Dream growing healthy food

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Cindy Cruz Torres is the CEO of Agropek, a small agricultural business dedicated to the cultivation, harvest, and sale of healthy foods, and one of AccessLatina Accelerator finalists.
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Women’s History Month a reminder of violence against women in numbers

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In celebration of Women’s History Month, we need to remember that women are still the target of constant multifaceted and complex forms of violence in a society that has grown to privilege power over human rights.
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4 Easy tips to change unhealthy eating on the job for Latinas at work

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Unhealthy eating on the job is now considered to be an occupational hazard according to the World Health Organization. Food at work is one of the pillars of a productive workforce
TeleNurse-Network is an initiative of women-minority-owned business
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TeleNurse Network a Latina initiative in clinical and specialty healthcare

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Recognizing a deficit in specialty providers, Marisela Cigliuti decided to create TeleNurse Network to blend her healthcare and clinical nursing experience and address key challenges in healthcare
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5 Simple steps to more energy, less stress and a healthier lifestyle

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Welcome to our new Health and Skincare contributor Elizabeth “Liz” Santiago! Liz will provide a 30-minute free consult to the three first persons to comment
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Women of childbearing age gain health coverage in ACA expanded states

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Study by Urban Institute and the March of Dimes documents increases in coverage rates since 2013 for childbearing age women in states that have expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act.