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112 cases of confirmed dengue have been recorded in the regional health sector, of which 90 percent, around 100 cases, were reported in Puerto Vallarta, according to the director of the Health Jurisdiction VIII, Jaime...






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Puerto Vallarta maintains health alert for measles prevention

The health alert continues in Puerto Vallarta for cases of measles, because as a tourist destination, the review of febrile cases or cutaneous diseases in foreign visitors arriving by air or sea has intensified, as reported by Fernando Petersen Aranguren, Health Secretary in Jalisco. He said prevention is vital and stressed that on the part...

Marijuana health claims lure patients as science catches up

Marijuana has been shown to help ease pain and a few other health problems, yet two-thirds of U.S. states have decided pot should be legal to treat many other conditions with little scientific backing. At least 1.4 million Americans are using marijuana for their health, according to an Associated Press analysis of states that track...

114 cases of dengue recorded in region of Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta has the most cases of dengue registered in Jalisco, with a total of 114, followed by the VII region where 59 cases are reported, which Autlán de Navarro is the most affected municipality. This information was confirmed by the Jalisco Health Secretariat in its report for the second half of May. The number...

HIV cases in Jalisco nearly doubles in the last four years

In four years, the detection of people with HIV- AIDS in Jalisco increased nearly 200%, in 2015 there were 270, while in 2018 the figure increased to 479, according to the Jalisco Health Secretariat ( SSJ ). The Secretary of the State Council for the Prevention of AIDS (Coesida), Luis Alberto Ruiz Mora, said that...

Stressed out? Your dog may feel it too, study suggests

When dog owners go through a stressful period, they’re not alone in feeling the pressure — their dogs feel it too, a new study suggests. Dog owners experiencing long bouts of stress can transfer it to their dogs, scientists report in a study published Thursday in Scientific Reports. The Swedish researchers focused on 58 people...

XXV Health Research Forum opens in Puerto Vallarta

Puerto Vallarta is the headquarters of the XXV Health Research Forum, an event that takes place at the International Convention Center and which addresses priority issues of public health such as obesity, diabetes, hypertension, chronic kidney disease and cancer. One of the objectives of this forum is to strengthen research as a basic tool in the...

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