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27Jul2017
Mexico Increases Prediction of This Year’s Hurricanes

The Associated Press

Mexico’s National Meteorological Service is increasing its forecast of the number of hurricanes and tropical storms expected to form in 2017 in the Atlantic and Pacific.

26Jul2017
Raising Public Awareness, Adding Oncologists Are Key in Mexico’s Cancer Fight

Latin American Herald Tribune

The plan for attacking cancer in Mexico must include turning out more oncologists from medical schools, better cooperation among institutions and raising public awareness about the need for regular checkups.

25Jul2017
Profepa Finds More Vaquitas Remain Than Thought

Mexico News Daily

Counting porpoises is doubtless a challenging task but the federal environmental attorney declared last week that the number of remaining vaquita porpoises is higher than estimated earlier this year.

24Jul2017
Americans Still Buy Meds in Mexico as Congress Works on Healthcare Bill

KENS

While Congress continues to hash out a healthcare plan, we’re seeing a steady stream of Americans seeking relief south of the border in Mexico.

22Jul2017
2 Billion People Don’t Have Access to Clean Water

Inter Press Servic

Although significant progress to ensure access to drinking water has been achieved, there is still a long way to go to ensure its quality - deemed free from pollutants and safe for drinking.

21Jul2017
Did You Know That in Mexico Smoking Is Practiced from an Early Age?

Gob.mx

Cigarette consumption is a problem that affects a large number of people in the world, but in Mexico this practice is carried out from an early age.

20Jul2017
Cancun Pioneers Scheme to Insure Its Coral Reef

The Guardian

A stretch of coral reef off the Mexican coast is the testing ground for a new idea that could protect fragile environments around the world: insurance.

19Jul2017
Gonorrhea Getting Smarter: Bacteria Is Evolving to Become ‘Impossible to Treat,’ WHO Warns

Newsweek

Newly evolved strains of drug-resistant gonorrhea are making the sexually transmitted infection impossible to treat, the World Health Organization has warned.

17Jul2017
Tour Shows the Horrors of Pollution in State of Jalisco

Agencia EFE

A group of activists has created what they call a Horror Tour of the Mexican municipality of El Salto, in order to raise awareness of the pollution in the Santiago River, which has caused countless deaths over the past few decades.

15Jul2017
Yes, Mexico Legalizes Medical Marijuana - But What’s ’Medical’ Use And Who Will Benefit?

Fronteras Desk

The Health Ministry has until the end of the year to issue its rules. In the meantime, mothers like Margarita Garfias say they’re not going to wait. Breaking the law isn’t her biggest worry. She said she’d rather get arrested than see her son get sick.


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