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.
“We’re all trying to grow in wisdom and we’re trying to have the people in our program see that in us; that we’re not thinking of them as ‘other’ than us, but as people who are people, who are trying to work to become better partners, husbands, and fathers.” - Tony Lapp, Co-Director of Menergy
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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.
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
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.
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.
El País runs an exclusive story about drug selling inside Mexican prisons.
Peru, one of the hotspots for tuberculosis, has some of the highest global recovery rates thanks to a community-based method for fighting the disease, reports The Guardian.
Spanish newspaper El Mundo runs a story about how thousands of Venezuelan families are struggling with poverty and food shortages under the regime of Nicolas Maduro. The crisis has led milions of venezuelan to flee the country in the last three years.
CityLab spoke with Alan Morgan, the director of the National Rural Health Association, about why housing infrastructure will be a key player in solutions to the opioid epidemic in the years to come.
Tras 116 casos de trata de personas reportados este año, la Comisión de la Mujer en Filadelfia ha decidido llevar a cabo el primer panel sobre el caso en la región.