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When the American Medical System Failed Us, We Turned to Mexico


I worried that sending my wife to Mexico might mean she would suffer from lower-quality treatment, but I knew it was the only way to get her the needed therapy. The care in Mexico was, if anything, superior.

Trump's Proposed EPA Cuts Threaten Health & Lives

Democracy Now!

New details have emerged on the Trump administration’s plans to dramatically reduce the power of the Environmental Protection Agency.

Thousands Flock to Baja Mexico for Professional, Affordable Dental Care


While dental tourism has many American dentists and dental practices scratching their heads, business is booming on the Mexican side of the border

CleanSeas Campaign Declares War on Ocean Plastic

Inter Press Service

The #CleanSeas campaign is a global movement targeting governments, industry and consumers to urgently reduce the production and excessive use of plastic that is polluting the earth’s oceans, damaging marine life and threatening human health.

POTUS Promised to End the Opioid Painkiller and Heroin Epidemic. A Wall Won't Do That


The evidence shows that stricter border security just can’t overcome drug traffickers - but a solution is desperately needed.

A Desperate Bid to Save Mexico's Vanishing Vaquitas

The New York Times

In the shallow sea waters of the Gulf of California swims a porpoise that few have seen, its numbers dwindling so fast that its very existence is now in peril. Experts propose keeping some in captivity as a last resort.

Cuba's Much-Lauded Medical System Starts New Trial for HIV Vaccine


Testing looks promising so far for the vaccine designed to improve living conditions of people who are HIV positive.

#SaveTheHive - Join Bee Rescue at Slow Food Mexico

Slow Food Mexico

Slow Food Mexico has recently launched the #SalvaLaColmena - Save the Hive - campaign to spread awareness on the issue and inform us on how we can be a part of their campaign to help save the bees.

US Life Expectancy Is Low and Is Now Projected to Be on Par with Mexico by 2030


The poor levels of life expectancy in the U.S. against other rich nations has been laid bare in a new report, which predicts that minimal gains over the coming years will see the country have similar rates to Mexico by the year 2030.

With Oceans in Danger, Cabo Pulmo Shows the Way

Al Jazeera

A world ocean summit is being held in Bali, where experts are trying to find how we can enjoy our oceans without destroying them. One village in Mexico could point the way.

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