Marijuana and Hallucinogen Use Among Young Adults at All-Time High
The amount of people from ages 19 to 30 who reported using one or the other are at the highest rates since 1988, when the National Institutes of Health first began the survey.

Banderas Bay Region Stands Out in Effective Disease Prevention
Metrópoli Bahía
The municipal government highlighted the close coordination it maintains with authorities of the Health Sector, in disease prevention actions, to continue transforming together the health of the inhabitants of this municipality.

SETAC Activates Monkeypox Protocol for Puerto Vallarta
Out & About PV
SETAC has put in place a community protocol for monkeypox in the city of Puerto Vallarta that includes health promotion and prevention, primary care for affected patients, and confirmation of possible cases.

’I Need an Abortion’: The Text That Gets Pills Sent in Secret
BBC News Mundo
Six years ago, Sandra Cardona, founded the Red Necesito Abortar to help Mexican women get access to abortion pills, because terminating an abortion was severely restricted in the country at the time.

The Mental Health Benefits That Come With Our Beloved Animals
The Ethel Circle
Our pets give us freedom, independence and love — and yes, are a lifeline to a better, safer, more joyful life.

Virtual Museum Visits Improve Well-Being for Elderly
The Hill
A study has found that even briefly viewing digital art can lead to lower negative mood, anxiety and loneliness, as well as higher personal view of well-being.

What Really Happens to Your Body When You Walk Every Day
Studies show that people who walk for 10 minutes a day have noticeable improvements in cardiovascular health, decreased mortality and increased longevity and better overall fitness.

Monkeypox: Six People Are Infected Every Week in Jalisco
The Jalisco Health Secretariat reported that there are 69 cases of known monkeypox in the state. The first case was registered on June 7.

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