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For at least three decades, studies have shown that Latinos have better heart health than other people, but new research calls that into question. The Good Brigade/DigitalVision via Getty Images

No, Latinos don’t actually have less heart disease – a new large study refutes the longstanding ‘Latino paradox’

It has long puzzled researchers why Latinos seem to have lower rates of heart disease than their non-Latino counterparts, even though they have higher risk factors for heart disease.
Mexico City on Aug. 8, 2021: lots of masks, not so much social distancing. Luis Barron / Eyepix Group/Barcroft Media via Getty Images

Mexico, facing its third COVID-19 wave, shows the dangers of weak federal coordination

COVID-19 cases in Mexico are approaching the highest levels seen during the second wave in late January 2021, with about 22,000 new infections a day. A slow vaccine rollout is stunting progress.
Una nueva investigación ha descubierto que algunos hombres que han padecido covid-19 podrían experimentar efectos secundarios sexuales no deseados. tuaindeed/iStock via Getty Images

La covid-19 podría causar infertilidad masculina y disfunción sexual, pero las vacunas no

Una investigación acaba de demostrar que no hay pruebas de que la vacuna dañe el sistema reproductivo del hombre. Sin embargo, ignorar la vacuna y contraer la covid-19 podría tener consecuencias muy graves para la salud sexual masculina.
Miami and Miami Beach were built right up to the waterfront, with little room for nature. Shobeir Ansari via Getty Images

A 20-foot sea wall won’t save Miami – how living structures can help protect the coast and keep the paradise vibe

The Army Corps of Engineers is planning a sea wall 6 miles long and flood gates. The infrastructure might protect downtown from a hurricane storm surge, but most of the area will still be vulnerable.

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