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A tax Reform Disguised as Health Care Law

 06/21/2017 - 18:25
Mitch McConnell
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Instead of working with Democrats in a bipartisan way to improve our current health care system, Republicans passed a bill that would allow insurers to bring back discrimination against people with pre-existing conditions.

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 6:00pm
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[OP-ED] Bob Casey - US Senator for Pennsylvania
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Senate majority leader, Mitch McConnell (R), with colleagues from Wyoming John Barrasso (left) and from Texas John Cornyn (right), talk about the American Health Care Act (AHCA) during a press conference in Capitol Hill, Washington DC.

Blood donation: an outstanding issue in Latin America

 06/15/2017 - 05:27
Mexican Azzarisha Duran donates blood, during the World Blood Donor Day in Mexico City, Mexico on June 14, 2017. EFE/Sashenka Gutiérrez
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Although in some European countries, like Switzerland, the blood donation rate is almost 100 percent, in Latin American nations it's just 33 percent.

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Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 5:15am
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Mexican Azzarisha Duran donates blood, during the World Blood Donor Day in Mexico City, Mexico on June 14, 2017. EFE/Sashenka Gutiérrez

Salma Hayek on Trump: "I ask myself whether it's stupidity, malignity or greed"

 06/06/2017 - 03:45
Salma Hayek (d) y Connie Britton (i) en la película "Beatriz at Dinner", una comedia inteligente y ácida donde la mexicana encarna el papel de una sanadora de medicina alternativa, inmigrante, que choca con la soberbia y prepotencia de un magnate del mundo de los bienes raíces. EFE/Roadside Attractions

Together with Puerto Rican director Miguel Arteta, Hayek presented the Miami media with her latest film, "Beatriz at Dinner," a smart, tart comedy in which the Mexican plays the part of an immigrant alternative-medicine healer who comes up against the arrogance and self-importance of a real-estate magnate.

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 3:30am
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Salma Hayek (d) y Connie Britton (i) en la película "Beatriz at Dinner", una comedia inteligente y ácida donde la mexicana encarna el papel de una sanadora de medicina alternativa, inmigrante, que choca con la soberbia y prepotencia de un magnate del mundo de los bienes raíces. EFE/Roadside Attractions

Obesity: a new Epidemic in Latin America

 04/26/2017 - 06:07
Participants of a beauty contest for overweight women at the erotic-products fair in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Apr. 20, 2017. EFE/Marcelo Sayão

A new UN study says two-thirds of people in Mexico, Chile and Ecuador are obese. The study calls epidemic frightening and finds that ‘overnutrition’ and sedentary lifestyles are costing countries tens of billions of dollars every year.

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 6:00am
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Participants of a beauty contest for overweight women at the erotic-products fair in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Apr. 20, 2017. EFE/Marcelo Sayão

[OP-ED]: How to avoid Trump Derangement Syndrome

 04/18/2017 - 10:41
Many of Trump’s campaign promises and policies are idiotic and unworkable. It was always likely that he would reverse them, as he has begun to do this week on several fronts. EFE

I didn’t really believe that there was such a thing as Trump Derangement Syndrome -- hatred of Donald Trump so intense that it impairs people’s judgment.

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 10:30am
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Many of Trump’s campaign promises and policies are idiotic and unworkable. It was always likely that he would reverse them, as he has begun to do this week on several fronts. EFE

Deep Cuts: Trump's Budget is very bad news for some of its own suppporters

 03/17/2017 - 05:26
Copies of President Trump’s budget at the Government Publishing Office bookstore in Washington on Thursday. EFE/Shawn Thew

[OP-ED]: Viewing minorities as monolithic groups only exacerbates inequality

 01/31/2017 - 15:29
People along with members of the Senate and the US House. Participate at a rally in opposition to the US President's immigration ban. Donald Trump, in front of the Supreme Court in Washington. EFE

“Disaggregation” is not a word that rolls off the tongue easily. But the concept of separating a whole into its distinct parts is one that we should embrace when it comes to statistics about minorities.

The time when it was sufficient to break out data by simple race or ethnicity segments has past. Demographics and new sociological and scientific understanding about the people that make up the broad categories of black, Asian and Hispanic tell us that these labels are becoming increasingly blunt instruments when we look at public health and education policy.

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 3:15pm
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Esther Cepeda
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People along with members of the Senate and the US House. Participate at a rally in opposition to the US President's immigration ban. Donald Trump, in front of the Supreme Court in Washington. EFE

Knowing the Enemy

 12/08/2016 - 02:51
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Metastasis is a frightening word. It means death in 90% of Cancer cases, as it means the disease is spreading in the body.  However, scientists understand more and more the process of cell-splitting, from beginning to end, binging hope to a near cure.

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Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 2:30am
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Scientists Salvador Aznar Benitah and Gloria Pascual, members of the research team from the Institute for Biomedical Studies in Barcelona, Spain, have announced new discoveries in tumor cells that could help controlling the spread of metastasis in cancer patients. EFE/Quique García

Universidad de Pensilvania inaugura un nuevo centro de investigación contra el cáncer

 02/22/2016 - 11:17
Inauguración del centro (Penn Medicine).
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El centro, nacido de una colaboración entre el Perelman School of Medicine de la Universidad de Pensilvania y la farmacéutica Novartis, está centrado en el desarrollo de terapias celulares personalizadas para combatir tumores.

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Monday, February 22, 2016 - 10:57am
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Inauguración del centro (Penn Medicine).

Acabar con el cáncer, la nueva prioridad de Biden y la Administración Obama

 01/13/2016 - 15:28
Joe Biden y Obama, durante el Discurso del Estado de la Unión (EFE).
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De la misma manera que hace 55 años el entonces presidente John F. Kennedy anunció ante el Congreso de los Estados Unidos su misión de iniciar la carrera espacial, el actual mandatario Barack Obama se ha propuesto acabar con el cáncer.

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Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 3:25pm
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Joe Biden y Obama, durante el Discurso del Estado de la Unión (EFE).