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Health & Beauty 

Because Living Well is the Best Revenge
What better place to begin, continue or enhance your well being than in beautiful Puerto Vallarta? Whether you are here on vacation or here to stay, the many health and beauty services available in Puerto Vallarta will keep you feeling fit and looking absolutely marvelous.

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As with any international travel destination, Puerto Vallarta offers an unsurpassed menu of beauty treatments and medical services that will keep you feeling refreshed, rejuvenated and revived. In addition to the availability of the latest techniques and technologies, the costs of these services are dramatically less expensive than in the States.

Bilingual medical, dental, chiropractic, and physical therapy services, as well as modern hospitals with high-tech equipment and fully accredited physicians, assure that patients can expect the same quality of health care in Puerto Vallarta as they would receive in the US - and prescription drugs are readily available, and at reasonable prices!

Puerto Vallarta is also home to dozens of gyms, spas and fitness centers that offer day packages, vacation packages and even full memberships for those of us who live here year-round. Local beauticians know all the latest hairstyles, coloring, skin and nail care techniques - and these beauty treatments cost about a third of what it would cost at home.

Vacation surgery is gaining popularity, and since most of these procedures are relatively quick, it's easy to take home not only a tan but a little tucking as well. Liposuction, tummy tucks and other 'remedial measures' cost less than half what they do up North, yet they're staffed by highly trained and board certified professionals.

Puerto Vallarta has a competent, confident and cutting-edge medical community. And since prominent hospitals, world-class gyms and spas, and well-known beauty salons continue to be attracted here, it's easy and affordable to pamper yourself with professional health and beauty treatments that'll leave you looking, and feeling, like a million bucks.

It is a daily battle searching for blood for critical patients in all of our local hospitals. Please consider donating the Gift of Life.

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A Few Superspreaders Transmit Majority of Covid Cases
The Conversation

The coronavirus has traveled the globe, infecting one person at a time. Some sick people might not spread the virus much further, but some people infected with the SARS-CoV-2 are what epidemiologists call 'super spreaders.' Elizabeth McGraw, an infectious disease expert, explains.

Fix Bad Lockdown Posture – By Copying Astronauts
Andrew Winnard & Nick Caplan

Lockdown could be bad for you back. Thanks to measures to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, many of us are now working from home. This means you might not be moving around as much, and your home desk setup (and the posture you adopt while working) might not be as good as it should be.

Avocados From Mexico: Avocado-Oil Insect Repellent
Avocados From Mexico

Bug spray can be an essential during the spring and summer months here in Puerto Vallarta. For those who do not want to bombard their bodies with toxic chemicals, Avocados From Mexico shares the recipe for an avocado-oil insect repellent that you can make at home.

Fever Screening Won't Curb the Spread of COVID-19
The Conversation

Andrea Fuller and Duncan Mitchell explain why fever screening is unlikely to reduce the spread of the virus. Their arguments are based on an understanding of the physiology of fever, body temperature measurement, and fever prevalence in people who transmit COVID-19.

Good Nutrition for Diabetes and Alzheimer's Prevention
Dr. Leslie Korn

Did you know high blood sugar (diabetes) often leads to dementia and Alzheimer's Disease (AD)? Numerous foods and herbal medicines have been demonstrated scientifically to both prevent and treat the symptoms of Diabetes and Alzheimer's.

COVID-19: Is There Light at the End of the Tunnel?
Shreya Rawal & Durgesh Nandan Yadav

The road ahead of COVID-19 will not be easy, but it can be a gateway for change that allows us to shape the future. With the right mix of economic policies and stimulus, investments in healthcare & social protections, we can move to recovery pathways that lead to a sustainable future.

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