HEADLINE NEWS FROM OAXACA, MEXICO

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Health & Fitness
Medical staff and nurses of the Health Services of Oaxaca (SSO) denounced the shortages of medicines, instruments, laboratory service, and personnel through a tarp that they installed in the emergency area of ​​the general civil hospital of San Juan Bautista Tuxtepec, in the region of the Papalopan Basin. In the text, they inform patience due...
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People with diabetes may have better brain function if they follow a Mediterranean diet rich in fruits, vegetables, legumes, whole grains, fish and healthy fats, a U.S. study suggests. Mediterranean diets have long been linked to better heart and brain health as well as a lower risk of developing diabetes. But research to date hasn’t...
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Fearing that “explosive” outbreaks of dengue will occur this year, Oaxaca Health Services (SSO) changed its prevention plan to one of containment. The risk of contagion is concentrated in 18 localities in 17 municipalities, but the main concern is centered in Oaxaca de Juárez, which belongs to the jurisdiction of the Central Valleys, where 30...
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Older women who get in enough steps each day to walk the equivalent of about two miles – far less than the five-mile goal set by many Americans – might still live longer than their less active counterparts, a U.S. study suggests. Many people trying to achieve a healthy weight and stay in shape set...
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The lack of hygiene in the preparation of food or the consumption of water with feces makes the problem of viral hepatitis A persist in Oaxaca. At epidemiological week number 20, the Health Services of Oaxaca reports 192 cases and four active outbreaks. The Health Services of Oaxaca recognized that so far in 2019 there...
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Local Communities in Mexico Show Ways to Fight Obesity
Manuel Villegas is one of the peasant farmers who decided to start planting amaranth in Mexico, to complement their corn and bean crops and thus expand production for sale and self-consumption and, ultimately, contribute to improving the nutrition of their communities. “Amaranth arrived in this part of the country in 2009, and some farmers were...
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oaxaca abortion
Members of feminist collectives in Oaxaca marched yesterday afternoon through the streets of the city to demand the decriminalization of abortion and respect for their sexual and reproductive rights. As part of the International Day for the Decriminalization of Abortion in Latin America and the Caribbean, women from the capital joined the so-called “green tide”...
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oaxaca dengue
Authorities of San Juan Jaltepec, belonging to the municipality of Santiago Yaveo, announced that since the beginning of August, dengue and has already killed three people, including a child nine years of age. In an official letter addressed to the Coordinator of Health in Oaxaca, Benito Martínez Bautista and Ramón Ángel Molina, municipal agent and...
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“Lupus is a disease that brings us back to another reality and changes our lives, but we must take advantage of these changes to turn them into opportunities and make decisions that lead us to realize what we want for our life,” is the message shared by Daniela López Cervantes, who has been suffering from...
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