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Trump propondrá fuertes recortes a la sanidad y ayudas a los más pobres

 05/22/2017 - 09:50
El presidente estadounidense, Donald Trump (c), asiste a una reunión sobre sanidad en la sala Roosevelt de la Casa Blanca, en Washington, Estados Unidos, el 13 de marzo de 2017. EFE/Michael Reynolds
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El Gobierno del presidente Donald Trump propondrá fuertes recortes al programa de sanidad pública del Medicaid, así como otros programas de ayuda a los más pobres en el país, informó hoy en su edición impresa el diario The Washington Post.

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El presidente estadounidense, Donald Trump (c), asiste a una reunión sobre sanidad en la sala Roosevelt de la Casa Blanca, en Washington, Estados Unidos, el 13 de marzo de 2017. EFE/Michael Reynolds

Surgery "will very much change my life."

 05/09/2017 - 02:02
Mexican Juan Pedro Franco, the most obese man in the world at 500 kgs, delivers a press conference to announce the treatment he will undergo in order to lose 10 percent of his body-mass, in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, 21 December 2016. EPA/Ulises Ruiz Basurto
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Mexican Juan Pedro Franco believed to be the most obese man in the world, is preparing for an operation that will reduce his stomach size and hopes that this will enable him to enjoy his hobbies, something he could not do weighing 595 kilos.

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Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 2:00am
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Mexican Juan Pedro Franco, the most obese man in the world at 500 kgs, delivers a press conference to announce the treatment he will undergo in order to lose 10 percent of his body-mass, in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, 21 December 2016. EPA/Ulises Ruiz Basurto

Obama urges political courage to save health bill

 05/08/2017 - 05:35
Former US President Barack Obama speaks after being presented the 2017 John F. Kennedy Profile In Courage Award at the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 07 May 2017. EPA/CJ GUNTHER

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) approved by Obama in 2010, was, despite its failures, his greatest national political achievement which provided health insurance to tens of millions of people and saved as many millions of families who almost fell into bankruptcy because one of their family members were sick.

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Monday, May 8, 2017 - 5:30am
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Former US President Barack Obama speaks after being presented the 2017 John F. Kennedy Profile In Courage Award at the John F. Kennedy Library in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, 07 May 2017. EPA/CJ GUNTHER

US House of Representatives to vote on Trump's new health law

 05/04/2017 - 04:29
Republican Congressman from Michigan Fred Upton speaks to the media about health care negotiations after meeting with US President Donald J. Trump outside the West Wing of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 03 May 2017. Upton, and Republican Congressman from Missouri Billy Long (L) have switched their votes to a 'yes' on an Obamacare repeal and replacement. EPA/JIM LO SCALZO

If the law is passed, it will be the first legislative victory for Donald Trump, after more than 100 days in Office.

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Republican Congressman from Michigan Fred Upton speaks to the media about health care negotiations after meeting with US President Donald J. Trump outside the West Wing of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 03 May 2017. Upton, and Republican Congressman from Missouri Billy Long (L) have switched their votes to a 'yes' on an Obamacare repeal and replacement. EPA/JIM LO SCALZO

Jimmy Kimmel da en el clavo y habla sobre la realidad de la salud pública nacional.

 05/03/2017 - 10:41
El cómico Jimmy Kimmel(i) y su mujer, Molly McNearney, posan a su llegada a la tradicional fiesta de Vanity Fair tras la 89 edición de los Óscar en Beverly Hills, California (Estados Unidos) el 26 de febrero de 2017. EFE/Nina Prommer

El presentador del programa nocturno de la ABC vivió en carne propia la realidad que enfrentan muchos ciudadanos al acceder a los servicios de salud.

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 10:45am
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El cómico Jimmy Kimmel(i) y su mujer, Molly McNearney, posan a su llegada a la tradicional fiesta de Vanity Fair tras la 89 edición de los Óscar en Beverly Hills, California (Estados Unidos) el 26 de febrero de 2017. EFE/Nina Prommer

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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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

Trump creates commission to seek solutions to opiate addiction epidemic

 03/30/2017 - 03:09
US President Donald J. Trump (R) laughs with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (2-R) during an opioid and drug abuse listening session in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 29 March 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW
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As part of his anti-drug strategy, Trump is defending the construction of the controversial wall along the border with Mexico and increasing deportations to expel drug traffickers and criminals.

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US President Donald J. Trump (R) laughs with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (2-R) during an opioid and drug abuse listening session in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 29 March 2017. EPA/SHAWN THEW

Disabled Latina activist heads University of Texas student body

 03/28/2017 - 03:14
Photo provided on Mar. 27, 2017 showing Alejandrina Guzman, at the University of Texas at Austin, United States. EFE/Alex Segura
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Alejandrina Guzman is the new student body president at the University of Texas at Austin. As the top representative of the UT student body, Guzman will focus on protecting undocumented students and promoting a petition to declare U.T a "sanctuary campus."

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Photo provided on Mar. 27, 2017 showing Alejandrina Guzman, at the University of Texas at Austin, United States. EFE/Alex Segura

A House Divided: Why the Republican healthcare bill was doomed and what to do next?

 03/25/2017 - 05:47
US President Donald Trump reacts after Republicans pulled their health care bill from the House floor on Friday in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, 24 March 2017, as US Vice President Mike Pence (R) and US Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Tom Price (L) look on. EPA/Olivier Douliery / POOL
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Backing off from their key campaign promise marks a big defeat for both Ryan and the president, who’d pushed hard for the bill and then pressed for a vote on it. Trump is now presenting himself as a bystander to the loss, and Republican voters may well side with him.

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US President Donald Trump reacts after Republicans pulled their health care bill from the House floor on Friday in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, DC, 24 March 2017, as US Vice President Mike Pence (R) and US Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) Tom Price (L) look on. EPA/Olivier Douliery / POOL

No hay votos suficientes para aprobar plan salud

 03/24/2017 - 13:35
El presidente de la Cámara baja, Paul Ryan (c), camina por la Sala Nacional de las Estatuas en el Capitolio mientras se dirige a una sesión de la Cámara en Washington DC (Estados Unidos) hoy, 24 de marzo de 2017. El presidente, Donald Trump, sigue apostado por su plan de salud y ha forzado su votación hoy en la Cámara de Representantes, donde los conservadores ya han comenzado sus reuniones para tratar de sofocar una rebelión que amenaza la propuesta legislativa. EFE/Shawn Thew
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El presidente de la Cámara de Representantes, el republicano Paul Ryan, acudió hoy a la Casa Blanca para informar al presidente Donald Trump de que no tiene los votos suficientes para que su plan de salud que prevé sustituir la ley sanitaria del expresidente Barack Obama sea aprobado hoy.

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El presidente de la Cámara baja, Paul Ryan (c), camina por la Sala Nacional de las Estatuas en el Capitolio mientras se dirige a una sesión de la Cámara en Washington DC (Estados Unidos) hoy, 24 de marzo de 2017. El presidente, Donald Trump, sigue apostado por su plan de salud y ha forzado su votación hoy en la Cámara de Representantes, donde los conservadores ya han comenzado sus reuniones para tratar de sofocar una rebelión que amenaza la propuesta legislativa. EFE/Shawn Thew

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Mexican Juan Pedro Franco, the most obese man in the world at 500 kgs, delivers a press conference to announce the treatment he will undergo in order to lose 10 percent of his body-mass, in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, 21 December 2016. EPA/Ulises Ruiz Basurto
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Mexican Juan Pedro Franco believed to be the most obese man in the world, is preparing for an operation that will reduce his stomach size and hopes that this will enable him to enjoy his hobbies, something he could not do weighing 595 kilos.