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Mexico’s Counterfeit Drug Industry, an Open Secret

By JESSICA GUERRERO MORELIA, Michoacán — In the last two years, the pharmaceutical industry in the world has had to work at a forced march. The excessive demand for medical supplies and the extreme pressure for the creation of drugs for a virus that was then technically new to humanity impacted the global production line of drugs. This pandemic also brought

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When Every Minute Counts

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS Cardiovascular disease is a silent killer that can strike nearly anyone at any time. And it does. According to the Mexican Association of Cerebral Vascular Diseases (Amevasc), stroke and other cardiovascular diseases constitute the number one cause of death nationwide, accounting for roughly100,000 fatalities each year. “About 30 percent of all stroke victims will die from the

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Cardiovascular Disease Is Number One Killer in Mexico

By THÉRÈSE MARGOLIS Nearly 85 percent of all adult deaths in Mexico are the result of non-transmittable chronic diseases, and over half of those deaths are due to cardiovascular disease (CVD), according to internist Guillermo Fanghänel Salmón, head of the Hospital Ángeles Mocel’s Clinic for Diabetes and Obesity. “In total, about 600,000 Mexicans die each year, and more than 30

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