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This Breastfeeding Survey Will Make Every Mom That Breastfeeds Feel Less Alone


This new breastfeeding survey highlights different concerns mothers have about the practice across the globe, and offers salient proof that no mother should feel alone in her struggle.

Gnarly Parasite in Cat Poop Is Killing Marine Mammals


Toxoplasma gondii, or toxo, is a nasty parasite that’s been killing sea otters, sea lions and dolphins for years. And we have cats to blame for spreading it.

A Midwife Is Changing How Women Give Birth in Mexico, One Baby at a Time


Many women in Chiapas deliver their babies at home, often with the help of one or more parteras. These are local women who help others in the community during their pregnancies and births.

A Simple Strategy May Be Key in Climate Change Fight

PRI’s The World

A key strategy in the fight against climate change is slowing the rapid destruction of the world’s forests.

Healthline Explores Whether Mexico Has a Better Healthcare System Than the US


Many Americans travel south to Mexico for cheaper medical care, but how does the Mexican healthcare system work for its most vulnerable citizens?

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.

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.

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.

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


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.

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.

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