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More 2017 Vallarta Medical Matters Conference Speakers
Pamela Thompson

Vallarta's 7th Annual Medical Matters Conference, a no charge community health care event featuring options for the Banderas Bay Community regarding day to day well-being and emergency health care needs, is being held today, February 13, from 9 am to 4 pm at Marriott CasaMagna.

Vallarta Medical Matters Conference Speakers - Part 2
Pamela Thompson

Vallarta's 7th annual Medical Matters Conference, a no charge community health care event to be held February 13 at the Marriott CasaMagna Resort, will feature options for your day to day well-being and health care needs, plus a wide array of speakers covering a variety of topics.

Vallarta Medical Matters Conference Speakers - Part 1
Pamela Thompson

The 2017 Vallarta Medical Matters Conference sponsors - HealthCare Resources, the U.S. Consular Agency, and the CasaMagna Marriott Puerto Vallarta Resort & Spa - are proud to welcome some very distinguished medical practitioners as featured speakers at the February 13th event.

Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS Supports SETAC
Paco Arjona

On Monday, January 16, the SETAC Community Center was honored by a visit from Mr. Tom Viola, the Director of Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS, a nonprofit, grant-making organization that year after year has supported SETAC's commitment to fighting HIV/AIDS in Vallarta.

Puerto Vallarta Medical Matters Conference, Feb. 13
Pamela Thompson

If you are a Banderas Bay area resident or visitor interested in your health, don't miss the 7th Medical Matters Conference! Scheduled to be held February 13 at Hotel Marriott, this free event will feature over 60 healthcare-related exhibitors and non-stop speakers programs.

15th Sobriety Under the Sun Convention, January 20-22
Bob Cohen

The 15th annual Sobriety Under the Sun Convention, scheduled for Jan. 20-22, promises to be another memorable weekend in Puerto Vallarta. The Westin Hotel and Spa in Marina Vallarta will host the event, featuring a great speaker line-up, workshops and 12-Step Recovery meetings.

January 2017 Puerto Vallarta Health News & Clinics
Pamela Thompson

Happy New Year! At Healthcare Resources, we are committed to you and will continue to be there for all of your healthcare needs in every way, shape or form. We are proud of our physicians, our clinics and our services, and we wish for you the very best in the upcoming year.

Mexico's Obesity Rates Inch Up to 72.5 Percent in 2016
medicalxpress.com

Mexico has one of the worst rates of overweight and obese people in the world, rivaling the United States, rising from 71.2 percent of people over 20 in 2012 to 72.5 percent this year, according to a recent survey conducted by the country's health ministry.

Pain-Free Yoga Practice Workshop at Davannayoga
BanderasNews.com

Via Anderson, a certified Yoga and Movement therapist, is presenting a three-hour workshop at Davannayoga in downtown Puerto Vallarta on December 20 from 4-7 pm. The workshop topic is: Creating a Pain-Free Yoga Practice. Space is limited, so pre-registration is encouraged.

Senate Passes Medical Pot Bill; Sent to Lower House
Deutsche Welle

Mexico's senate on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly in favor of legalizing medical marijuana. The bill, which will now move to the Lower House for consideration, falls short of demands among some critics who argue that wider legalization can help the country reduce drug-related violence.

Vallarta Pride 2017 to Support SETAC's Fight Against HIV
Banderas News Team

The Vallarta Pride organizing committee has prepared a renewed Gay Pride Festival with new proposals that they're sure you'll love, as in 2017 the event will support a social cause that is important to the community: prevention of HIV/AIDS through the distribution of the PrEP pill.

SETAC Community Center Has Moved to Fluvial Vallarta
Providing Essential Services

In 2009, the SETAC Community Center opened in Old Town Puerto Vallarta to provide health treatment referrals and education to the community. Today, SETAC continues to provide these essential services in the safe and discrimination-free atmosphere of their new office in Fluvial.

Jamaica: The Flower That Will Make Your Mood Bloom
Leslie Korn, PhD, MPH

Jamaica, a medicinal hibiscus flower and member of the Malvaceae family, makes a delicious red drink that is a very accessible and inexpensive source of vitamin C, calcium and powerful antioxidants. It is also used traditionally in Mexico as a medicine to reduce fever during colds.

November 2016 Puerto Vallarta Health News & Clinics
Pamela Thompson

As we begin our 'high season,' we welcome many of our snowbirds back to Puerto Vallarta! Between health screening clinics, informative speakers programs and assisting you with all of your health care needs, HealthCare Resources Puerto Vallarta has a lot going on this month!

Nutrition Trauma and Traditional Foods and Medicines
Leslie Korn, PhD, MPH

I first learned about the use of foods and plants for healing when I lived in the jungle where there were no doctors. I relied on the women of the village to help me navigate the subtropical diseases I encountered, along with the accidents, bites, and maladies no one could name.

International Day of the Girl Kicked Off National Campaign
The News

On October 11, as part of the International Day of the Girl Child, UNICEF and the Mexican company Saba signed an agreement to start a national campaign to raise awareness and disseminate information about feminine issues, including general health and teen pregnancy.

One in Three People Track Their Health or Fitness
PR Newswire

A recent international GfK survey, conducted online in 16 countries, shows one in three people (33 percent) currently monitor or track their health or fitness via an online or mobile application, or via a fitness band, clip, or smartwatch. Who are they and why are they doing it?

Healthcare Resources Vallarta October News & Clinics
Pamela Thompson

October brings many things to Puerto Vallarta. Among them are: Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the return of all of Healthcare Resources' health screening clinics and speakers programs, the beginning of the return of our 'snowbirds' - and some cooler weather!

Breast Cancer Awareness Events in Puerto Vallarta
Pamela Thompson

As we work to promote awareness, honor breast cancer survivors and remember those that lost the fight, we hope that you will participate in Healthcare Resources Puerto Vallarta's October activities. All of these no-charge events are educational, informative, delicious - and pink!


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