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World's Once Most Obese Man Readies to Undergo Surgery at Guadalajara Hospital

Fox News

32-year-old Juan Pedro from Mexico is on a weight loss mission in the hopes he will soon be fit enough to have a gastric bypass.

Entrepreneurs Find a Way to Fight CDMX Air Pollution

Al Jazeera

It’s the fifth-largest city in the world, and the sheer volume of people living in Mexico City means it’s no stranger to high levels of air pollution. Now, two entrepreneurs are hoping to change that by converting petrol-powered cars to electric.

Guadalajara University Probes Kidney Failure Cases Near Jalisco's Lake Chapala

Mexico News Daily

Chronic kidney failure continues to be diagnosed among residents of a municipality in Jalisco, and the cause continues to elude researchers.

World Landmarks Go Dark for 10th Annual Earth Hour

News Talk

Major landmarks across the globe turned off their lights for sixty minutes Saturday night to mark Earth Hour, a worldwide event that aims to draw attention to climate change caused by the burning of coal, oil and gas to drive cars and power plants.

Burden of Childhood Obesity Shifting to Poorer Families in Mexico


The prevalence of childhood overweight and obesity in Mexico is among the highest in the world, with the burden of obesity shifting from wealthier families in urban areas toward those of lower socioeconomic status.

Totoaba Poachers' Risky Tactics Endanger Vaquitas

Associated Press

Mexican poachers are using go-fast boats, leading authorities trying to protect an endangered porpoise on 80km chases and parking pickup trucks on beaches to load boats and escape quickly.

A Boom in Medical Tourism to Mexico Predicted if Obamacare Ends

Yahoo News

As the US Congress considers a new federal health care law predicted to leave approximately 24 million Americans uninsured by 2026, Mexico’s burgeoning health care industry stands to be among the Republican bill’s biggest beneficiaries.

A Mexico Border Wall Raises Environmental Concerns

Al Jazeera

The first formal step towards building a border wall between the United States and Mexico will soon be taken. But environmentalists are concerned that such a structure would harm the landscape.

Public Health Officials Urge Spring Break Travelers to Protect Against Zika

The San Francisco Examiner

Health officials are advising those heading to warmer climates to take precautions, like protecting themselves from mosquito bites and avoiding unprotected sex, in areas where there is transmission of the Zika virus.

Surfers Team Up to Clean the Beaches of Guerrero

Outside Television

The Azulita Project promotes plastic recycling along the beaches of Guerrero, Mexico by creating a replicable, sustainable business model that incentivizes environmental stewardship.

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