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.
Dr. Arabia Mollette studied medicine at the Latin American Institute of Medicine in Havana, Cuba and is based in Brooklyn, New York where she and other doctors are fighting COVID-19.
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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.
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."
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.
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.
The government hopes that former FARC guerrillas will persuade villagers to switch crops, as rreported in The Economist.
The vote on the bill was previously scheduled for Thursday but the lack of consensus among conservatives has postponed the process. If the legislation fails, there won’t be another effort to make good on the flagship Republican promise to replace Obama’s Affordable Care Act, Trump said.
En un extenso comunicado, Obama subraya que su reforma de la sanidad ha permitido a más de 20 millones de estadounidenses contar con un seguro médico. La Cámara de Representantes prevé votar hoy un proyecto defendido por el actual mandatario, Donald Trump, para desmantelar esa reforma.
Mario Molina, CEO of Molina Healthcare, the 10th largest health insurance company in the U.S, thinks the Republican Health Care bill "is terrible".
President Trump warned recalcitrant House Republicans they could lose their majority in 2018 if they don’t pass the leadership’s health-care bill to dismantle Obamacare on Thursday. But it turns out thousands of his voters benefited from the existing health program.
It’s time to take control of Medicaid before it takes control of us. Unless we act -- and there is little evidence that we will -- Medicaid increasingly becomes another mechanism by which government skews spending toward the old and away from the young.
Es hora de controlar Medicaid antes de que Medicaid nos controle a nosotros. Si no actuamos—y hay pocas pruebas de que vayamos a hacerlo—Medicaid se convertirá cada vez más en un mecanismo por medio del cual el gobierno desvía gastos de los jóvenes hacia los ancianos.
Revisions offer more generous tax credits for older people, earlier repeal of tax increases on higher earners and hand Medicaid powers to states.
What we learned from the latest “score” by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) of Obamacare and the Trump administration’s “repeal and replace” plan is what we should have known all along.
Lo que aprendimos del último “análisis” de la Oficina de Presupuesto del Congreso (CBO, por sus siglas en inglés) sobre Obamacare y el plan de “revocar y reemplazar” del gobierno de Trump es lo que deberíamos haber sabido siempre.
The Republican proposal to overhaul health care in the United States could cause as many as 24 million people to lose their coverage over the next nine years, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said Monday.
Hundreds of women across America, and the whole world, stayed at home from work yesterday to demonstrate how much women contribute to the U.S. economy. This kind of strike may be an example of how Trump’s presidencycould be revitalizing American democracy.
Congress was the scene on Wednesday of a bitter start to the debate on the new healthcare law with which Republicans hope to replace the healthcare reform of former President Barack Obama, and the acrimony among lawmakers presages a tough road toward approval for the plan, which is backed by President Donald Trump.
Harvard scholar and professor of preventive medicine Miguel Ángel Martínez-González explains El País the challenge of keeping society healthy in face of aggressive food industry tactics
American Health Care Act would shrink government role in healthcare and could leave more people without insurance despite Trump administration promises
According to a recent United Nations report on Narcotics, South America continues to lead global cocaine production and consumption. But the situation is expected to improve thanks to the peace process in Colombia, reported El País.
In his speech to Congress, the president finally clarified his views on replacing the Affordable Care Act, laying out four cornerstones of a new plan
President Donald Trump on Wednesday reversed a regulation proclaimed by his predecessor, Barack Obama, obligating public schools around the country to allow transgender students to use the bathrooms and dressing rooms they prefer according to the gender with which they identify.
If culture can be used as a currency to understand and serve a community, it can also be a trap, if the culture is painted with too broad a brush. We think we “know” the so-called Hispanic community -- generalizing to certain tropes about language, love of family, deference to authority figures, etc. -- and we rarely stop to question whether our initial assessments still hold true.
Si la cultura puede utilizarse como una moneda para comprender y servir a una comunidad, también puede ser una trampa, si se pinta esa cultura con una brocha demasiado gorda. Pensamos que “conocemos” a la así llamada comunidad hispana--generalizando ciertos rasgos como la lengua, el amor a la familia y la deferencia a ciertas figuras de autoridad, etc.--y nunca nos detenemos a preguntarnos si nuestras evaluaciones iniciales aún son verdaderas.