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Spotlight Non-profit: Easing the financial stress of breast cancer patients

LatinaLista– “We know that prevention is key and education is power but who pays the bills?” That simple sentence sums up the mission for the Busted Foundation, an organization that fundraises money to specifically help women with their finances as they undergo breast cancer treatment. Begun in 2007 in Southern California, it wasn’t long before

New Yale study finds fast food industry guilty of unhealthy marketing towards Latino and African American families

LatinaLista — The notion that the fast food industry partners with families, especially Latino and African American families, to create healthy meal options for children is a half-truth. A new study by Yale’s Rudd Center for Food Policy & Obesity titled F.A.S.T. Food Facts: Evaluating Fast Food Nutrition and Marketing to Youth, found some disturbing

Guest Voz: A new crisis in Haiti needs the world’s attention

LatinaLista — Ever since the devastating earthquake struck Haiti, the country and its people have been struggling to rebuild a better country than they had before. It hasn’t been easy. With widespread poverty, the destruction of schools and hospitals, the growth of the tent cities, along with, criminal gangs, Haiti didn’t need one more thing

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