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18Apr2017
New United Nations Report Highlights Impact of Climate Change on Health

Eurasia Review

While a new UN report finds that health risks related to climate change are on the rise worldwide, it avers that coordinated international responses can help prevent some of the worst impacts of climate change on health.

17Apr2017
The Race to Save Mexico's Vaquita from Extinction

PRI's The World

Illegal fishermen in northern Mexico are being blamed for driving the world’s most endangered marine mammal to the brink of extinction.

15Apr2017
Fight Depression by Eating a Teaspoon of Mexico's Native Chia Seeds Daily

SmartCookie

Experts from the Central Food Technological Research Institute are regarding chia seeds, once consumed by some of the most ancient civilizations like the Mayans and the Aztecs, as the new superfood for depression.

14Apr2017
Fishermen in Nayarit Lobby for Mangrove Protection

Al Jazeera

Mexico has the fourth highest number of mangroves in the world and millions depend on them for their livelihoods. Fishermen have joined a government fight to stop mangroves from being destroyed.

13Apr2017
The 'Dolls of Culiacan': New Plastic Surgery Craze Sweeps Mexican Cartel Land

Sputnik News

Women in Mexico’s drug-trafficking regions are setting a new trend: surgical enhancement that makes them look like inflated dolls. The trend is particularly prevalent in states such as Sinaloa.

12Apr2017
Sewage Dumping Seen Affecting Rural Mexico Health

TRT World

Residents of a rural community in Hidalgo state, north of Mexico City report a myriad of diseases ranging from birth defects to conjunctivitis, which they attribute to water pollution caused by sewage from Mexico City being pumped directly into their water reservoir.

11Apr2017
Therapy Used for Military Veterans Finds Success Among Traumatized Immigrants

New America Media

Once used almost solely to treat post traumatic stress in war veterans, EMDR has slowly become an effective therapy to treat a range of traumas, including those experienced by immigrants.

10Apr2017
Expert Warns Mexico of Lethal El Nino Phenomenon

New China TV

Since torrential rainfall has claimed almost a hundred lives in Peru and over 300 in Colombia in 2017, Mexico should also be alert against the lethal El Nino phenomenon, an expert warns.

08Apr2017
Pork Tacos Topped with Fries: Fuel for Mexico's Growing Diabetes Epidemic

NPR.org

Diabetes is the leading cause of death in Mexico, according to the World Health Organization. The disease claims nearly 80,000 lives each year, and forecasters say the health problem is expected to get worse in the decades to come.

07Apr2017
'Solid Rain' Helps Farmers Fight Drought in Jalisco

Al Jazeera

Agriculture uses a huge amount of the world’s freshwater supply, but a Mexican company may have found a way to ease the pressure.


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