Arnedo subsequently studied gynecology and breast pathology at University of Strasbourg.
With him, she had two children, Laura and Miguel. A pioneer in reproductive rights, Arnedo wrote several books, including Testamento materno, which dealt with the ravages of drugs in connection with the death of a son. She was a critic of a drug industry that reaps great benefits illusion of eternal youth.
She also edited the Spanish version of the reference book El gran libro de la mujer (The Big Book of Women), which was about all manners of things related to women.
She resigned in 2007. Arnedo died on 7 September 2015 at the age of 74.
She had been suffering from cancer for eight years.
In 2003, she was elected a city counciller for Madrid on the Spanish Socialist Workers" Party ticket.