|New United Nations Report Highlights Impact of Climate Change on Health|
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.
|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.
|Fight Depression by Eating a Teaspoon of Mexico's Native Chia Seeds Daily|
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.
|Fishermen in Nayarit Lobby for Mangrove Protection|
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.
|The 'Dolls of Culiacan': New Plastic Surgery Craze Sweeps Mexican Cartel Land|
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.
|Sewage Dumping Seen Affecting Rural Mexico Health|
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.
|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.
|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.
|Pork Tacos Topped with Fries: Fuel for Mexico's Growing Diabetes Epidemic|
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.
|'Solid Rain' Helps Farmers Fight Drought in Jalisco|
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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