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According to the American Lung Association, Puerto Rican women are the most likely Latinas to become heavy smokers. “Puerto Rican women are nearly twice as likely to smoke as women of other Hispanic groups,” said the association. continue reading »
Women aiming to earn more than men would do well to take a good look at Puerto Rico, where a wage-gap reversal has put the island in a unique position in the United States. Puerto Rico is the only U.S. state or territory where women earn more than men, according to newly released Census Bureau data. continue reading »
Women’s new role in Puerto Rico is being held responsible for the fact that fewer Puerto Ricans are getting married and family size is dwindling. Every region on the island reports fewer births with the largest decline occurring in greater San Juan where births are down 16% over the past 6 years. continue reading »