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Latest News: U.S.-Mexican Health Challenges and Interactions

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Mexico and the U.S. face similar public health issues including rising obesity rates, diabetes, disease outbreaks, food contamination, and HIV/AIDS, which all require some bilateral cooperation.  

Border Health Issues

U.S.-Mexico Borderlands Region At Greater Risk of Zika Transmission – HNGN, July 12, 2016

US, Mexico Health Officials Discuss Zika Virus – KRGV, February 29, 2016

Mexico Cholera Outbreak Less Than 250 Miles from the BorderInternational Business Times October 29, 2013

Mexico Blocks Foster Farms Chicken Imports Amid Salmonella Fears – Los Angeles Times October 24, 2013

Tijuana Battles Mexico’s Highest Rate of Tuberculosis – KPBS October 29, 2012

Americans Seeking Health Care Abroad

Mexicali Tour, From Tummy Tuck to Root Canal – New York Times June 27, 2012

Tourists Seek Medical Care in Mexico (Photo Gallery) – New York Times June 27, 2012

Obesity

University of Arizona brings health care to low-income Mexican nationals in Maricopa County – AZ Central, July 10, 2016

Can Mexico’s health program help the U.S. lose weight? – PBS Newshour May 25, 2014

¡Viva México!New York Times Op-Ed November 29, 2013

Mexico Obesity Bulges on Diet ConcernsAl Jazeera April 26, 2013

Mexico’s Chamber of Deputies OKs Junk Food Tax Los Angeles Times October 18, 2013

The Co-Villains Behind Obesity’s Rise – New York Times November 9, 2013

Diabetes

As Mexico’s Sugary Drink Tax Turns 1 Year Old, US Health Proponents Hope It Can Sway American Voters – International Business Times January 11, 2015 

Mexico Continues to Battle Serious Diabetes, Obesity Epidemic – Saludify February 18, 2013

HIV/AIDS

Binational Candlelight AIDS Vigil to Promote Awareness and Testing Tonight – El Paso Herald, May 13, 2016

Mexico: Study Finds Price for Reducing HIV Risk – Brown University: News and Events February 4, 2013

ABOUT THIS PROJECT

The U.S.-Mexico Network’s Imagining 2024 project is designed to provide readers a quick overview of key issues in US-Mexico relations – the background of the issue, its current state, where we ought to be by 2024, and how to get there.

 

Each short essay is coupled with suggested background readings for those interested in a more detailed understanding of the issue at hand.  And as an electronic publication, both the essays and their associated resource pages are updated as needed to keep the information and analysis fresh.
 

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Latest News: U.S.-Mexican Health Challenges and Interactions

by Editors
Mexico and the U.S. face similar public health issues including rising obesity rates, diabetes, disease outbreaks, food contamination, and HIV/AIDS, which all require some bilateral cooperation.   ...more.