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What you need to know about Dengue, Zika and Chikungunya this rainy season
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What you need to know about Dengue, Zika and Chikungunya this rainy season

Vallarta Daily News - Aug 19, 2017

It is the rainy season, and in addition to the common diseases that occur due to humidity, cold and climate changes, there is also a growing possibility…

Association of Medical Cannabis receives Mexico Government approval
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Association of Medical Cannabis receives Mexico Government approval

Vallarta Daily News - Aug 16, 2017

The Federal Commission for Protection against Health Risks (Cofepris) has authorized the creation of the Mexican Association of Medical Cannabis, confirmed Dr. Gady Zabicky. Zabicky, a psychiatrist…

Ozone therapy, alternative medicine with multiple health benefits
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Ozone therapy, alternative medicine with multiple health benefits

Vallarta Daily News - Aug 04, 2017

Ozone therapy is an alternative medical treatment whose main objective is to activate the antioxidant system by reducing free radicals in the body (toxic substances), as well…

Daily drinking may minimize the risk of diabetes
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Daily drinking may minimize the risk of diabetes

Reuters - Aug 03, 2017

People who enjoy one beer or glass of wine several days a week may be less likely to develop diabetes than drinkers who tend to have all…

Nayarit reports more cases of Zika than any other state
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Nayarit reports more cases of Zika than any other state

Vallarta Daily News - Jul 25, 2017

This week, the state of Nayarit reported that it reached 129 cases of zika, which places it as the state with the highest incidence of this virus…

Morning daylight exposure tied to a good night’s sleep
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Morning daylight exposure tied to a good night’s sleep

Reuters - May 18, 2017

Workers who are exposed to sunlight or bright indoor lights during the morning hours sleep better at night and tend to feel less depressed and stressed than…

New medical marijuana law in Mexico awaits president’s signature
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New medical marijuana law in Mexico awaits president’s signature

Associated Press - Apr 29, 2017

Mexico's lower house overwhelmingly passed a bill Friday approving the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes, the latest in a series of legal changes and court rulings…

Depression is now the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide
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Depression is now the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide

Reuters - Mar 30, 2017

Depression is now the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Thursday, with more than 300 million people suffering.…

Are any fad diets good for heart health?
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Are any fad diets good for heart health?

Reuters - Mar 29, 2017

It may be tempting to latch on to the latest diet fad like juicing or going gluten-free to lose weight or achieve other health goals. But when…

Mexico impact investors set sights on social returns
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Mexico impact investors set sights on social returns

Reuters - Mar 27, 2017

After six weeks at the Aravind Eye Hospital in the Indian city of Madurai, talking to everyone from the janitors to the head of the low-cost eye-care…

Caregiver nuns model skillful ways to speak to infirm seniors
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Caregiver nuns model skillful ways to speak to infirm seniors

Reuters - Mar 25, 2017

The sisters caring for cognitively impaired elderly nuns in a Midwestern convent spoke to their care recipients in a way that sounded strikingly different to linguistic anthropologist…

Yoga pants are killing our oceans with microfibers
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Yoga pants are killing our oceans with microfibers

Associated Press - Mar 15, 2017

Comfortable clothes are emerging as a source of plastic that's increasingly ending up in the oceans and potentially contaminating seafood, according to Gulf Coast researchers launching a…