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Melissa Toala, a 31-year-old resident of South Bronx who is a single mom, admitted to having had three abortions. She now works as a coordinator at the National Institute for Reproductive Health, where she educates young women like her about reproductive and sexual health. (Photo via El Diario)

Teen Pregnancy Among Latinas Declines

Health, Latino, New York November 28, 2016 at 12:20 pm

Reports from New York City’s health authorities show a significant reduction in teen pregnancy rates since the year 2000, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

The Mexican contraception Perlutal is one of the medications available without prescription in a bodega in El Barrio.

Bodega ‘Pharmacies’ a Risky Business, Experts Warn

Crime, Featured Posts, Health February 29, 2012 at 4:26 pm

For those without health insurance, bodegas that sell under-the-counter drugs are sometimes the only option. But experts warn that taking unapproved medicines can be dangerous.