JUDITH Diaz-Porto Robles

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Samsung’s Gear smartwatches finally get their iPhone app

Samsung’s CES presence was extremely light on mobile content this year, but the hardware giant did manage to sneak in a little bit of mobile news before the week was out.<p>Yesterday, the company finally dropped the long awaited iOS version of its Gear S app, which brings iPhone and iPad compatibility …

The Surprisingly Compelling Argument for Open Borders

If you’ve been keeping up with the news lately, you couldn’t be blamed for thinking the world is in the throes of an immigration Armageddon. Europe …

What Travelers Need to Know About the Zika Virus

Latin America and the Caribbean are in the early stages of a rapidly developing health crisis that may pose a dire threat to people all over the world, but you would never guess it after talking with travelers who have trips to the region already booked.<p>As I spoke with colleagues who are soon to …

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Sexually Transmitted Zika Highlights Brazil's Rampant Inequality

Poor women shoulder the brunt of the disease burden.<p>On Friday, scientists detected Zika virus in both urine and saliva for the first time, classifying the virus in the bodily fluid samples as "active." That means the fluid samples are capable of transmitting Zika. This finding, coupled with recent …

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