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Renaissance genius Leonardo da Vinci’s litany of exquisite but unfinished work shows he probably had an attention disorder common to modern society. That is the view of psychiatry professor Marco Catani, who believes Attention Deficit...






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Easiest Way To Report Emergencies In English While in Mexico

Expat911 is a mobile app that has been developed to assist English speaking Expats to report their emergencies. Mexico’s 911 does not have full-time English speaking operators, although some tourist areas do employ part-time bilingual operators; however, there is no guarantee that one will be available during your emergency. There is also no guarantee that...

Dengue, Zika and Chikungunya season approaches in Puerto Vallarta

Given the light rains that has occurred in Puerto Vallarta, the Ministry of Health asks the population to remove pots and other items outside the home that can accumulate water, as reported by Jaime Álvarez Zayas, director of the Health Region Number 8. “If you have a bucket, outdoor wash sink, or if you have...

CBD Boom: All You Need to Know About the Exploding Industry

Due to this increasing interest among consumers nationwide, the hemp industry is projected to become one of the biggest U.S. markets in the next five years. The recent passage of the 2018 Farm Bill has encouraged many to look into hemp-derived CBD as a medicinal supplement or financial investment, with studies estimating the CBD market...

Ultra-processed foods lead to higher calorie consumption and weight gain

People who eat a lot of ultra-processed foods – such as frozen entrees, white bread and canned side dishes – tend to consume more calories than those who eat foods that aren’t processed, a new study suggests. Government researchers found that people ate about 500 calories more when offered meals that contained ultra-processed items, according...

Mexico’s Supreme Court rules women can receive abortion if mother’s health is at risk

Mexico only allows abortion when the mother’s life is in danger or she is a victim of rape. Women who have health risks during pregnancy can apply for an abortion, even if their lives are not in danger, the Supreme Court of Mexico (SCJN) determined Wednesday. The First Chamber of the Supreme Court granted the...

WHO issues first advice on dementia: exercise and don’t smoke

The World Health Organization published its first guidelines on the prevention and management of dementia on Tuesday, putting physical activity at the top of its list of recommendations for preventing cognitive decline. Stopping smoking, a healthy diet and avoiding harmful use of alcohol were also among the recommendations of the WHO’s report, entitled “Risk reduction...

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