Colorado Mine Spill Cases Should Not Be Consolidated, Navajo Nation, Others Say
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The Navajo Nation and the states of New Mexico and Utah on June 7 filed a brief in a New Mexico federal court arguing that their lawsuit should not be consolidated with others against the companies that spilled 3 million gallons of acid mine drainage and heavy metals into the Animas and San Juan rivers. The Navajo Nation and the states argue that the spill has tainted the groundwater supply (In re: Gold King Mine Release in San Juan County, Colorado on August 5, 2015, No. 18-2824, D. N.M.). (Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News)
Source: LexisNexis® Mealey's™ Emerging Toxic Torts Legal News - June 20, 2018 Category: Medical Law Source Type: news

Nursery For Giant Manta Rays Discovered In Gulf Of Mexico
Sightings of baby mantas are rare, but the Flower Garden Banks Marine Sanctuary appears to be a safe playground for newborns to adolescents.(Image credit: G.P. Schmahl/FGBNMS) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - June 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Vanessa Romo Source Type: news

U.S. Govt Says Nearly 2,000 Child Separations At Mexico Border in Under Two Months U.S. Govt Says Nearly 2,000 Child Separations At Mexico Border in Under Two Months
The government said on Friday that 1,995 children were separated from 1,940 adults at the U.S.-Mexico border between April 19 and May 31, as the Trump administration implements stricter border enforcement policies.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines)
Source: Medscape FamilyMedicine Headlines - June 19, 2018 Category: Primary Care Tags: Public Health & Prevention News Source Type: news

A time to review and renew the ‘ family ’ union
“UNISON is not just a trade union, it is a family,” president Margaret McKee declared as she marked her final presidential week by opening the union’s national delegate conference in Brighton this morning. She told delegates that it had been a great honour to be president for the past 12 months, though she had her first experience of presidential duties in tragic circumstances the year before, alongside then senior vice president Carol Sewell, when president Eric Roberts tragically died part way through his term. She started her speech by thanking Carol, and former presidents, for the support they and oth...
Source: UNISON Health care news - June 19, 2018 Category: UK Health Authors: Martin Cullen Tags: Article 2018 National Delegate Conference NDC 2018 presidential team Source Type: news

Haemonetics closes $700m debt refi
Haemonetics (NYSE:HAE) said today that it closed the refinancing of some $700 million in debt as part of its restructuring plan. Last November the Braintree, Mass.-based blood management company unveiled plans to cut roughly 11% of its global workforce as it looked to pare $80 million from its annual cash burn by the end of fiscal 2020. Today the company said it took out a new, $700 million credit line and used it to pay of $254 million in senior unsecured term loans due next June. The credit line includes a $350 million senior unsecured term loan and a $350 million senior unsecured revolving credit lin...
Source: Mass Device - June 18, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Brad Perriello Tags: Blood Management Funding Roundup Wall Street Beat Haemonetics Source Type: news

The development of global and domain self-esteem from ages 10 to 16 for Mexican-origin youth - Harris MA, Wetzel E, Robins RW, Donnellan MB, Trzesniewski KH.
The current study investigated the development of global and domain (academic, physical, same-sex peer relationship, opposite-sex peer relationship) self-esteem from age 10 to 16 in a sample of Mexican-origin adolescents. Participants' (N = 674) responses ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Mass media, violence, and peacebuilding: a qualitative study in Mexico - Meschoulam M, de Benito C, Blumenkron C, Muhech A, Naanous T, Ramirez A, Quintanilla S.
Mexico is consistently ranked as one of the least peaceful countries on Earth, which impacts citizens' negative perceptions about their government. A study conducted by Meschoulam, Hacker, Carbajal, De Benito, Blumenkron, and Raich (2015), detected signifi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Commentary Source Type: news

Families Must be Together in Community-Based Settings: Tent Cities are Inhumane.
PHR welcomes recent steps by Congress to end the Trump administration ’s policy of separating families at the U.S.-Mexico border, but rejects any proposal to detain families in tent cities on military bases. PHR urges the Trump administration and Congress to keep families together in community-based settings, which are humane and effective alternatives to detention. (Source: PHR Press Releases)
Source: PHR Press Releases - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

America ’s Health Professionals Appeal to Trump Administration: End Family Separation at Border Immediately
Thousands of medical voices from across the United States have joined forces with Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) to urge the Trump administration to immediately halt the separation of migrant and asylum seeking children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border. (Source: PHR Press Releases)
Source: PHR Press Releases - June 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Time to Swim in the Data Sea
Eight years ago, the Deepwater Horizon explosion in the Gulf of Mexico focused the world's attention on a catastrophic human and environmental tragedy. Not long after oil began to gush into the Gulf of Mexico, it became clear that there was inadequate scientific knowledge about the effects of an oil release of such magnitude on the environment. Click here to read more.       (Source: AIBS BioScience Editorials)
Source: AIBS BioScience Editorials - June 13, 2018 Category: Biology Authors: AIBS Source Type: news

National Academies' Gulf Research Program Awards Over $287,000 to Assist Scientific Research Impacted by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma
The Gulf Research Program of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine today announced 11 grant awards totaling $287,565 to assist in the recovery of Gulf of Mexico region scientific research efforts impacted by hurricanes Harvey and Irma. These awards are the result of the second of two fast-track grant cycles for Scientific Research Disaster Recovery Grants announced last November to help with repair, replacement, or recovery of equipment, data, or other research materials damaged or lost as a result of the hurricanes. Read More (Source: News from the National Academies)
Source: News from the National Academies - June 13, 2018 Category: Science Source Type: news

Man in Mexico left with a mark in his mouth by performing fellatio
Dentists in Monterrey, Mexico, stumbled across the 47-year-old's red skin in the roof of his mouth during a routine check-up. Baffled as to what it could be, they quizzed the unidentified patient. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Travelers to Mexico - Health Warning
Title: Travelers to Mexico - Health WarningCategory: Doctor's& Expert's views on SymptomsCreated: 4/10/2001 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/13/2018 2:55:09 PM (Source: MedicineNet Digestion General)
Source: MedicineNet Digestion General - June 13, 2018 Category: Nutrition Source Type: news

Coffee plants grow better without chemicals; healthy soil has microbes and fungi that nourish plants and act as biofertilizers
(Natural News) A recent Mexican study suggested that coffee plants and other crops can flourish even without chemical fertilizers. All they need is healthy soil with the right combination of native fungi that act as biofertilizers, increasing the amount of phosphorus in the soil and the plant’s rate of absorption. The researchers identified two particular groups of fungi... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Man, 47, left with a mark in his mouth by performing fellatio
Dentists in Monterrey, Mexico, stumbled across the 47-year-old's red skin in the roof of his mouth during a routine check-up. Baffled as to what it could be, they quizzed the unidentified patient. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fires And Drought Close Forests In Colorado And New Mexico
In southwestern Colorado, residents of more than 2,000 homes have been ordered to evacuate, and the San Juan National Forest is closed to visitors due to extreme risks. (Image credit: AP) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Bill Chappell Source Type: news

Risk factors and prevalence of suicide attempt in patients with type 2 diabetes in the Mexican population - G ómez-Peralta TG, González-Castro TB, Fresán A, Tovilla-Zárate CA, Juárez-Rojop IE, Villar-Soto M, Hernández-Díaz Y, López-Narváez ML, Ble-Castillo JL, Pérez-Hernández N, Rodríguez-Pérez JM.
BACKGROUND: It has been proposed that the risk of death by suicide is higher in patients with diabetes than in the general population. Therefore, it is necessary to investigate the risk factors of suicidal behavior in patients with type 2 diabetes. The aim... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Nutritionists find a way to boost the nutritional profile of maize tortillas naturally
(Natural News) Tortillas are an important food for Mexicans and their neighbors, but maize lacks vital proteins. Looking for natural ways of fortifying the grain, researchers chose flour made from nontoxic Jatropha curcas (J. curcas) plants. The resulting fortified maize tortillas looked, felt, and tasted like ordinary ones while also packing more proteins. Maize is rich in calories,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

AIBS Announces the Appointment of Scott Collins as BioScience Editor in Chief
AIBS is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott L. Collins to a three-year term as BioScience's editor in chief. He has held the position on an interim basis since April 2016, when he succeeded Timothy M. Beardsley. Collins, a Distinguished Professor at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, received his PhD from the University of Oklahoma in 1981 and brings a wealth of experience to the position, both as a biologist and as a publications expert. In addition to his numerous academic positions, Collins served at the National Science Foundation as a Program Director for efforts ranging from Conservation and Resto...
Source: BioScience Press Releases - June 12, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Child Marriage in the United States: How Common Is the Practice, And Which Children Are at Greatest Risk?
CONCLUSIONSChild marriage occurs throughout the country. Research on the social forces that perpetuate child marriage is needed to inform efforts to prevent it. (Source: The Guttmacher Institute)
Source: The Guttmacher Institute - June 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Guttmacher Source Type: news

She studied Mexico City. Can she lead it, too?
(Source: ScienceNOW)
Source: ScienceNOW - June 7, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Wade, L. Tags: Latin American News, Science and Policy In Depth Source Type: news

Family Separation is Cruel and Unnecessary
PHR welcomes the United Nations ’ call for the United States to immediately end its policy of separating families after they cross the U.S.-Mexico border. PHR reiterates that the Trump administration’s so-called “zero tolerance” policy, outlined recently by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, violates the fundamental right of family unity, protected as a constitutional right in the United States, a human right under international human rights law, and affirmed in international refugee law and migration law. (Source: PHR Press Releases)
Source: PHR Press Releases - June 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Research aims to help children with communication disorders gain a voice through apps
(University of Central Florida) Researchers at the University of Central Florida and the University of New Mexico have been awarded a $2.7 million National Institutes of Health grant to study how language therapy, combined with technology, can help children with severe speech disorders communicate. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Arizona work law found to affect US-Mexico migration
(Carnegie Mellon University) A new study used data from a Mexican identification-card program to find that a relatively low-cost employment-focused system can reduce unauthorized migration. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 5, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

9 Kinds of Bug Bites You Might Get This Summer — and What to Do About Them
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - June 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amanda Gardner / Health Tags: Uncategorized healthytime onetime public health Source Type: news

Endurance and violence in the world of Mexican football bars - Varela Hern ández S.
The practices of professional soccer fans in Mexico are developed in contexts of relative violence and danger, for which researchers must maintain rigorous methodological and ethical protocols. From 2007 to 2012 I did an ethnographic research for my doctor... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Partnerships for the Prevention and Control of Vector-Borne Disease in Tribal Communities (New Mexico)
June 28-29, 2018; Albuquerque, NM. (Source: PHPartners.org)
Source: PHPartners.org - May 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

H-E-B Voluntarily Issues Recall Specific flavors and container sizes of EconoMax and Hill Country Fare ice creams and Creamy Creations sherbets recalled for broken metal in processing equipment
Committed to the quality of its products, H-E-B is voluntarily issuing an all-store recall for certain flavors and container sizes of EconoMax and Hill Country Fare ice creams and Creamy Creations sherbets for broken metal in processing equipment found during routine maintenance. The affected products were distributed to stores in Texas and Mexico. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - May 31, 2018 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Transgender woman in migrant caravan dies in custody
A transgender woman who traveled to the United States in a migrant caravan through Mexico has died while in the custody of immigration officials. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - May 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are Medtech Ethics Codes Up to Snuff?
The rapid evolution of medtech has left many aspects of the industry scrambling to keep up, including its business ethics. The scramble is evident worldwide and in the United States. At the recent Global MedTech Compliance Conference in Paris, 26 international and regional medtech associations that make up the Global Medical Technology Alliance announced they had adopted “globally harmonized ethical business principles across their respective member associations.” The principles cover: Consulting arrangements; Company support for third-party educational programs; Company-organized training and educational even...
Source: MDDI - May 29, 2018 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Nancy Crotti Tags: Business Source Type: news

Mexico: Providing mental health care to victims of violence in Guerrero state
Field newsMexico: Providing mental health care to victims of violence in Guerrero stateMay 29, 2018Psychologist Ivana Cerv ín Marín and mental health activities manager Laura Moreno work in Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) mobile clinics across Guerrero state,Mexico. Each month they visit communities affected by extreme violence related to the drug trade in the region. Here, they describe the challenges of working in the state and the needs of the population they serve. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - May 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jessie Pascoe Source Type: news

Mexico: Caring for people besieged by criminal violence in Guerrero state
MSF is running mobile clinics in communities where drug-related crime has left many people living in fear and isolation.Language English (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - May 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Elias Primoff Source Type: news

Guerrero state, Mexico: "People are turning their backs on what's happening here"
Field newsGuerrero state, Mexico:"People are turning their backs on what's happening here"May 29, 2018Doctors Javier Lopez de la Osa and Lenin Mart ínez Aguilar work in the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) mobile clinics in Guerrero state,Mexico. Each month they visit communities affected by violence related to the drug trade across the state, in the Tierra Caliente, Norte, and Centro regions of Guerrero. The mobile clinic teams comprise doctors, nurses, psychologists, and logistics specialists. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - May 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jessie Pascoe Source Type: news

Mexico: Caring for people besieged by criminal violence in Guerrero state
Field newsMexico: Caring for people besieged by criminal violence in Guerrero stateMay 29, 2018Mexico’s Guerrero state, including the resort city of Acapulco, is among the most violent places in the country. Drug-related crime has left many people living in fear and isolation, cut off from basic medical services, particularly in the Tierra Caliente, Norte, and Centro regions. In response, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) runs mobile clinics in 11 communities across the state and in Acapulco city.   (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - May 29, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Elias Primoff Source Type: news

UCLA celebrates 3 medical graduates who overcame extraordinary odds to be called ‘doctor’
Some 200 students in the Class of 2018 will receive their medical diplomas on June 1 during the Hippocratic Oath Ceremony for theDavid Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA.Earning an M.D. requires unwavering focus and the stamina to survive grueling hours and demanding classes. It ’s a tough journey for any student, but the following graduates overcame additional hurdles to achieve their dream of becoming a doctor. Each of them is enrolled in UCLA’sPRIME, a five-year program whose goal is to develop medical leaders dedicated to improving the lives of underserved patients. The program requires medical graduates to ...
Source: UCLA Newsroom: Health Sciences - May 28, 2018 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Penetrating trauma in children on the United States-Mexico border: Hispanic ethnicity is not a risk factor - Vo LT, Anderson C, Thomas S, Vernia H, Howe JK, Tyroch AH, Fitzgerald TN.
INTRODUCTION: The United States-Mexico border is perceived as dangerous by the media and current political leaders. Hispanic ethnicity, low socioeconomic status, male gender and adolescent age have previously been identified as risk factors for penetrating... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 25, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Reconstructing Zika's spread
(Cell Press) The urgent threat from Zika virus, which dominated headlines in early 2016, has passed. But research into how Zika and other mosquito-borne infections spread and cause epidemics is still very active. In a paper published May 24 in the journal Cell Host& Microbe, an international team of researchers reports new details of how Zika emerged from Brazil and spread throughout Mexico and Central America, with evidence that some locations had more than one outbreak. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - May 24, 2018 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Starting small: Environmentalists call for bans on plastic straws to reduce environmental pollution
(Natural News) Environmentalists around the world are aware that banning plastic straws and stirrers will only reduce the world’s plastic pollution by a small margin. An article in the Associated Press states they are willing to start with those small items as a symbol of greater reductions to come. Faced with Mexico-sized islands of plastic... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weight loss surgery in Mexico potentially life-threatening, say patients
A recent lawsuit claims some Americans were lured to Mexico for weight loss surgeries that turned out to be dangerous or even life-threatening (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Weight loss surgery in Mexico: Potentially life-threatening, say patients
A recent lawsuit claims some Americans were lured to Mexico for weight loss surgeries that turned out to be dangerous or even life-threatening (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lawsuit targets discount weight loss surgeries in Mexico
A recent lawsuit claims some Americans were lured to Mexico for weight-loss surgeries that turned out to be dangerous or even life-threatening. Four people from Arizona are suing three doctors in Mexico who performed surgeries. Their suit also names companies in the U.S., which they claim arranged for surgeries and referred the patients to those doctors. Anna Werner reports. (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are discount weight loss surgeries in Mexico safe?
A recent lawsuit claims some Americans were lured to Mexico for weight loss surgeries that turned out to be dangerous or even life-threatening (Source: Health News: CBSNews.com)
Source: Health News: CBSNews.com - May 23, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lunatic Left eats its own: Transgender pink wig-wearing YouTube star accused of African cultural appropriation... HUH?
(Natural News) A biological male who thinks he’s a female of Mexican and Asian descent is the latest target of lunatic leftists who are accusing this he-she of “appropriating” black culture with its unusual fashion choices. “Nikita Dragun,” who currently has around 2.3 million Instagram followers and another 1.2 million subscribers on YouTube, drew ire... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Sigh of Relief (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)
Like many of Candidate Trump’s promises — from a big, beautiful wall that Mexico will pay for to better health insurance for everyone at a fraction of the cost — his promise to control prescription costs was long on curb appeal and short on structure. A Potemkin drugstore, as it were. (Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care)
Source: Arkansas Business - Health Care - May 21, 2018 Category: American Health Source Type: news

SLU Hospital president leaving for New Mexico hospital
Kate Becker, a St. Louis native, has been president of SSM Health Saint Louis University Hospital since July 2015. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 18, 2018 Category: Biotechnology Source Type: news

3 New Mexicans to know who are working to improve our health
These three women control major health operations in New Mexico. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 16, 2018 Category: American Health Authors: Candace Beeke Source Type: news