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Is your gut making you sick?

New research suggests that the range and quantity of microbes that live in our guts could have a powerful effect on a range of conditions including depression, MS and obesity<p>A gut full of diverse microbes – bacteria, viruses and fungi – is essential for a healthy mind and body. And evidence is …

The Scared White People Who Love Donald Trump

The angst over a more black and brown America, coupled with a widespread frustration with the political system, is the driving force behind the juggernaut of Donald Trump.<p>For some white folks on the right, America is on the verge of a racial apocalypse. They're horrified because they feel the …

New supplement could curb cravings for junk food

If you're having trouble shaking your cravings for doughnuts, hamburgers and pizza, the key to curbing them could come from a new supplement based on …

10 things everyone should know about what it’s really like to live on the streets

Since the recession, San Francisco’s wealth gap has become a yawning chasm. The city’s homeless tell their stories<p>Evelyn Nieves<p>June 30, 2016 9:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p><i>Ed. note: The San Francisco Chronicle has spearheaded an effort to cover the city’s most intractable</i> …

The Mexico City Guide | goop

It feels like Mexico City is going through a major moment, where all the things that used to make it such a vibrant, cosmopolitan city, are just that …

The Sex-Abused Children Lining the Cartels’ Pockets

ACAPULCO, Mexico — Elena met Rafita a few years ago on the malecón, the breakwater along the port of Acapulco. His shyness and his eyes like the eyes …

Mexico

The 6 Types of Tacos You Need to Try in Mexico City

We talked to a taco expert about every kind of taco to find which ones are worth seeking out.<p>Looking for the best tacos in Mexico City? First, you …

Hispanos sufrirán las peores condiciones de salud en 15 años

Obesidad, limitaciones físicas y otros males aquejarán a los latinos para 2030<p>Los beneficiarios de origen latino del servicio médico para personas …

More immigration could help solve the world's economic-growth problem

Theoretically, this slows economic growth and puts pressure on government budgets since fewer workers have to support the welfare needs of a growing retired population.<p>James Pomeroy of HSBC wrote an in-depth analysis of this "unprecedented shift" in global demographics. In addition to issuing …

For sale: U.S. citizenship, $500,000 to $1 million

Depending on how you look at it, a federal immigration program that offers foreign investors a shortcut to naturalization is either tantamount to selling American citizenship or a shrewd tactic to draw job-creating investments from overseas. In reality, it's a bit of both, and as a key part of the …

Natural gas leak that's sickening Valley residents could take months to fix

Southern California Gas Co. is warning that it might need several months to plug a natural gas leak that has been sickening residents in the San Fernando Valley for weeks.<p>A leaking well in the Santa Susana Mountains, more than a mile from the nearest homes in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Porter …

The 10 best books of 2015

Between the World and Me<p>By Ta-Nehisi Coates<p>Between the World and Me” is a riveting meditation on the state of race in America that has arrived at a tumultuous moment in America’s history of racial strife. What it does better than any other recent book is relentlessly drive home the point that …

Books

Move over meat: how the UK can diversify its protein consumption

A new report from the Carbon Trust explores how consumers can be put on a more sustainable food path<p>The UK is a country of meat eaters. The typical diet is high in processed meats containing salt and unhealthy fats, and low in fibres and nutrients from fish, fruit, vegetables, nuts and grains.<p>“We …

Canada talks North American energy and climate accord with U.S., Mexico

Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr is aiming to launch negotiations with the United States and Mexico on a continental energy and climate accord when he travels to Paris this week for an energy ministers' meeting.<p>"I have a mandate to work with U.S. and Mexican ministers to develop an ambitious …

The mistaken racial theory of gentrification

Like all major economic and demographic shifts, gentrification has upended familiar ways of life. It has also led to dubious, racially tinged theories. In left-leaning blog posts and articles, changes wrought in places like Harlem or Inglewood are routinely described as "ethnic cleansing" or …

Los Angeles

Former Mexican President: Drugs Are “Like The Forbidden Apple”

PUEBLA, Mexico — As a debate about drug legalization captivates Mexico, former president Vicente Fox likened the prohibitions in place to the forbidden fruit in the Garden of Eden: whatever is off-limits becomes ever more tempting.<p>The story would have turned out dramatically different if Adam and …

Mexico

Immigration News 2015: DACA Recipients Reveal Economic Benefits, Challenges in New Survey

Three years after the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was implemented, a study found many recipients have earned jobs but …

Immigrants and Their Descendants Reshaped the Nation’s Ethnic and Racial Composition: Study

Within the last five decades, close to 59 million immigrants entered the U.S., resulting in a record high foreign-born population for the nation. …

Association of maternal diabetes with autism in offspring. - PubMed

IMPORTANCE:<p>Information about the association of maternal diabetes and autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) in offspring is limited, with no report on the …

Autism

Advocates redouble efforts on immigration reform

With hopes that an immigration bill will pass Congress this year quickly fading, advocates are shifting their focus to 2014.<p>PHOENIX -- This was supposed to be the year of immigration reform.<p>But with hope quickly fading that an immigration bill will pass by year's end, advocates are shifting their …