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In loving memory of my wonderful father, who possessed a great wealth of knowledge, was always encouraging and an enormous inspiration for me. He was extremely helpful with medical and scientific terms as well as with editing and proofreading the manuscript for this book.

—Joanna Ríos


In dedication to my mother Dolores Torres Villate, R.N., who always encouraged me to pursue my dreams. I will always love you.

—José Fernández Torres


In dedication to my adoring grandmothers, my sage grandfather, my loving and supportive parents, and my inimitable “Tía Yola”. Los quiero mucho.

—Tamara Anahí Ríos

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