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First Swine Flu Death Reported in Peru

First Swine Flu Death Reported in Peru

One person has died and a total of 46 people have been infected with the AH1N1 swine flu virus in Peru this year, a Health Ministry official said. continue reading »

Top Medical Tourism Destinations in Latin America

Top Medical Tourism Destinations in Latin America

As healthcare costs continue to rise in the United States, many are looking to Latin America as a major medical tourism destination. continue reading »

U.S. v Mexico:  Guess Whose Fatter????

U.S. v Mexico:  Guess Whose Fatter????

The U.S. losing out to the Mexico in terms of socio-economic, GDP and countless other benchmarks – that is until today. continue reading »

A Bad Boss May Also be Harmful to Employee’s Family

A Bad Boss May Also be Harmful to Employee’s Family

Research shows employees bring workplace stress home to spouses, children. When workplace stress spills over into your personal life, your family's well-being can also suffer, continue reading »

Though Exercise in the U.S. is Up, So is Obesity

Though Exercise in the U.S. is Up, So is Obesity

Food control is the missing link, experts say. Although Americans are exercising more, the obesity epidemic continues to expand, University of Washington researchers report. continue reading »

As U.S. Population Ages, ER Visits Will Lengthen

As U.S. Population Ages, ER Visits Will Lengthen

And hospitalizations stemming from these visits will rise, study predicts. While the number of visits to emergency rooms will not rise due to United States' aging population, continue reading »

Tips for Better Sleep in Summer Nights

Tips for Better Sleep in Summer Nights

Don't let longer daylight hours disturb your slumber. Those extra hours of daylight in the summer contribute to sleep problems experienced by many Americans, experts say continue reading »

Tired Teens Reach for Fast Foods First

Tired Teens Reach for Fast Foods First

Study found those who slept less than 7 hours a night were also less likely to eat fruits, vegetables. Sleep-deprived teens make poor food choices, a new study finds. continue reading »

NGO Alliance Promote Anti-Obesity Campagne in Mexico

NGO Alliance Promote Anti-Obesity Campagne in Mexico

A coalition of civic groups is asking Mexicans to use social networks to condemn ads for junk food and sugary soft drinks that many blame for rampant childhood obesity in the Aztec nation. continue reading »

With Help From Grants, More Kids Will have Health Insurance

With Help From Grants, More Kids Will have Health Insurance

Federal officials unveiled $32 million in awards to outreach efforts in 22 states. More children in low-income families will get health insurance coverage, continue reading »