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Stop Doing These 10 Things to Relieve Holiday Stress
It's supposed to be 'the most wonderful time of the year.' Unfortunately, for many, the winter holiday season is also the most stressful time of the year. Psychological performance coach Dr. Alok Trivedi says to reduce the stress of the holidays you have to stop doing these 10 things.
'Movember' is All About Men's Health in Puerto Vallarta
This month, we are celebrating Men's Health Month - 'Movember' - by promoting the awareness of prostate and testicular cancer. Healthcare Resources Puerto Vallarta, together with UroVallarta, have put together a full month of Speakers Programs, Clinics and Special Packages.
November 2017 Healthcare Resources PV News & Clinics
A warm welcome back to our 'snowbirds'! It has been a whirlwind summer and now we are swiftly headed into the hustle and bustle of 'high season' in Puerto Vallarta. As always, HealthCare Resources is here to help you with all of your health care needs.
Nature's 'Spirit Molecules' Heal Mind and Body
Leslie Korn, PhD, MPH
Historically, indigenous and traditional societies use psychoactive plants in the context of a community-based ritual. Under these conditions, the community and the ritual provide the setting to support the process of initiation and healing experienced by the participant user.
Linda's Nail Lounge's Offers Special to Benefit SETAC
There is never a bad moment to pamper oneself with a relaxing mani-pedi delivered by a skilled beautician using state-of-the-art equipment. That said, César Ríos of Linda's Nail Lounge is offering a special promotion benefiting Vallarta's SETAC Community Center that you can't miss.
Two New Tuberculosis Drugs Move into Human Studies
Citizen News Service
On the eve of the 48th Union World Conference on Lung Health, being held in Guadalajara, Mexico through October 14, the Global Alliance for TB Drug Development (TB Alliance) announced the ongoing Phase-1 clinical studies for two new drugs for Tuberculosis treatment it developed.
Proposal to Provide Low Cost Medical Services Advances
A proposal to provide low cost medical services to the poor is about to become a reality in Puerto Vallarta. After being approved in a working session of the City's Health and Treasury Committees, a call for those interested in providing health care to those in need was issued.
Breast Cancer Awareness Events in Puerto Vallarta
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. As we work together as a community 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.
October 2017 Healthcare Resources PV News & Clinics
Where in the world did the summer go? October brings many things to Puerto Vallarta. Among them are: Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the return of Healthcare Resources' screening clinics and speakers programs, and many other activities as we roll into the fall/winter season.
Dr. Leslie Korn's Nutrition Tips for Emotional Balance
Banderas News Team
Following up on her last book, 'Nutrition Essentials for Mental Health: A Complete Guide to the Food-Mood Connection,' Dr. Leslie Korn's newest book, 'The Good Mood Kitchen: Simple Recipes and Nutrition Tips for Emotional Balance' has been published and is available for pre-sale.
Mexico a Leading Destination for Medical Tourism
With earnings increasing 96 percent over the past decade, medical tourism has grown to be big business in Mexico. In the last year alone, more than one million foreign patients traveled to the country for medical procedures ranging from nose jobs to more serious surgeries.
SETAC Begins Training for PrEP Program in Puerto Vallarta
SETAC has begun training to perform fourth-generation HIV, and hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and chlamydia rapid screening tests in Puerto Vallarta. These tests are part of the Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) program the renowned community center will begin during the 4th quarter, 2017.
Keeping Mosquitos Away from Your Puerto Vallarta Home
Mosquitos: those little creatures that can be a big annoyance and even a danger to your health. During rainy season, these pests come out in their largest numbers. And, while we do not have a problem with Zika virus, mosquitos can certainly cause you a sleepless night.
Mexico is Writing Rules for Medical Marijuana
Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto approved a law in June calling on the Health Ministry to write rules for the medical use of marijuana. But given the Mexican government's no-to-drugs, tough-on-crime history, the Health Ministry is expected to issue very conservative rules.
The Fountain of Youth Rediscovered in Puerto Vallarta
Thousands of North Americans that visit Puerto Vallarta every year arrive looking pale, wrinkled, obese, and or with dental problems. But a week or two later they return home looking tan, younger, thinner, and/or with clean white and straight teeth!
New Treatment for Melanoma Exposed at Jalisco Conference
At a medical conference at the Old Civil Hospital in Guadalajara, Mexico, Emanual Maverakis, a specialist at the University of California at Davis, spoke about his successful use of immunotherapy to treat cancers such as metastatic melanoma, one of the most deadly skin tumors.
Summer 2017 Healthcare Resources PV News & Clinics
Wherever you are, we hope you are having a wonderful summer. Here at HealthCare Resources Puerto Vallarta, we are spending a good part of the summer planning and preparing for fall and winter, but are continuing with our clinics in July and August before taking a break in September.