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Hell, Part 2: While Homicide Rate falls, Suicide is on the rise in Ciudad Juárez

 02/09/2017 - 04:53

Ciudad Juarez, the border city in northern Mexico which between 2008 and 2011 had the dubious reputation of being the murder capital of the world, has seen its homicide rate fall since 2012. But as the BBC reports, the city's high levels of violence have had long-term psychological effects on its residents, especially its youth.

Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 4:34am

Corazones de oro

 02/06/2017 - 18:56

El Baile del Corazón de Filadelfia, que contó con más de 800 asistentes de las comunidades corporativa, médica, farmacéutica y social de Filadelfia, es la gala anual en beneficio de la misión de la Asociación Americana del Corazón, construyendo vidas más saludables, libres de enfermedades cardiovasculares e infartos.

Sunday, February 5, 2017 - 5:33pm

Hearts of Gold

 02/05/2017 - 18:02

The Philadelphia Heart Ball, which is attended by more than 800 individuals from Philadelphia’s corporate, medical, pharmaceutical and social communities, is the annual black-tie gala benefiting the American Heart Association’s lifesavin

Sunday, February 5, 2017 - 5:33pm

Un inglés limitado podría afectar a pacientes con Diabetes

 01/25/2017 - 13:51
Un inglés limitado podría afectar a pacientes con Diabetes

Un estudio reciente de 31.000 pacientes con diabetes en el norte de California ha determinado que el 60% de los pacientes Latinos hispanohablantes no llenaron sus prescripciones el 20% de las veces. Esto sucedió en un período de dos años después de que les fue indicada la medicación para controlar la enfermedad.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 5:20pm

Limited English can impact patients with Diabetes

 01/24/2017 - 17:24
Limited English can impact patients with Diabetes

A research study of 31,000 patients with diabetes in Northern California found that sixty percent of Spanish-speaking Latino patients did not fill their prescriptions around twenty percent of the time. This was during a two-year period after they were told they needed the medication to control the disease.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 5:20pm


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Demonstrators participate in a march in order to commemorate the International Women's Day in Santiago de Chile, Chile, 08 March 2016, where they asked for the end of discrimination and the decriminalization of abortion. The text reads ' I can choose'. EPA/MARIO RUIZ

Led by President Michelle Bachelet's administration, the "historic" initiative legalizes abortion in case of fetal infeasibility, danger to women's life or health, and pregnancy from rape. Until yesterday, Chile was one of the few countries in the world that barred abortion under all circumstances.