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Mexico to tighten borders against COVID-19 as US offers vaccine help

The foreign ministry’s announcement that Mexico would restrict movement on its border with Guatemala comes just as the country plans to step up enforcement efforts in the area against illegal immigration, according to a Reuters report. President Joe Biden is under increasing pressure to reduce a recent surge in migrants from Central America reaching the… Read More »

Drs. Vivek Murthy and Rachel Levine advance out of Senate HELP committee

The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee voted on Wednesday to advance the nominations of Dr. Vivek Murthy for U.S. Surgeon General and Dr. Rachel Levine for Assistant Secretary for Health.    “Dr. Murthy is a highly experienced, crisis-tested leader who understands the public health challenges our communities are facing and will be a trusted… Read More »

Breastfeeding Difficulties May Affect Bonding: How Can We Help New Moms?

Although new mothers describe breastfeeding as a meaningful and fulfilling aspect of caring for their infants, breastfeeding is also a common source of stress and anxiety. A recent study suggests that difficulties with breastfeeding may also impact mothers’ bonding with their infants.   In this study, researchers followed 121 mothers with newborn infants (age = 23-45… Read More »