Mexico Overtakes U.S. as Most Obese Country

Mexico knocks off the United States in the United Nations’ obesity rankings with health experts blaming an abandonment of a traditional diet for the epidemic.

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Diabetes Rates in Mazatlán Continue to Rise

In the municipality of Mazatlán, there are more than 100,000 diabetes patients and each day new cases are detected.

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Dengue Cases on the Rise in Mazatlán

State officials have been fumigating in Mazatlán over the past couple of weeks in an attempt to kill the mosquitos carrying the disease.

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Diabetes crisis in Sinaloa

There are over 100,000 case of diabetes in Mazatlán.

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Lifeguards Ask For Meds for Jelly Fish Burns

The Commander of the lifeguard squad has requested donations of the topical cream “Xilocaína.”

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Natural childbirth makes a comeback in Mexico

Mexico has the highest rate of Caesarean births in the entire Latin America.

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Mexican youth predisposed to obesity

A new study has revealed that about 35% of Mexican-Americans have genetic factors that are associated with a higher risk for obesity.

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IMSS Hospital Opens State-of-the-Art Neonatal Unit

Five to six percent of babies born weekly at the hospital are premature and candidates for the new unit.

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Red Cross Issues Scorpion Alert

It is important to go to a hospital immediately if a person has been stung.

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Difficult Dengue Season Predicted for Southern Sinaloa

60 cases of Type 1 & 2 dengue fever have already been reported this year but more virulent strains are on their way, says Health Department.

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Jamaica can lower your blood pressure

The ruby-colored, tangy drink is known as “Jamaica” in Mexico and is the primary ingredient in Red Zinger tea.

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Obesity is leading cause of death in Nuevo León

Most of Mexico’s obesity problems are due to the prevalence of unhealthy food.

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México City takes salt shakers off the tables

The excessive use of salt is a cause of the growing diseases of obesity and hypertension in México.

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Dengue fever up in Sinaloa

The State of Sinaloa has seen no deaths from dengue, since two deaths were reported in 2011.

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Lack of Doctors and Nurses Urgent at General Hospital

A study of personnel at the General Hospital revealed a dire lack of specialists and nurses.

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