Brazilian soccer star Neymar’s theatrical roll during Monday’s World Cup match against Mexico sparked mockery, launched memes and inspired a KFC commercial in South Africa, USA Today reported.

Separating children from their parents, as we’re seeing at the US/Mexico border, leads to serious, long-term consequences, Paul Spiegel of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health explained in a C-SPAN interview yesterday. The Trump administration’s “zero…

Intro to the Series Part I: Palliative Pain Relief Woefully Inadequate Worldwide reveals that in much of the world, unrelieved suffering is a daily reality.

Pediatrician and activist Marsha Griffin describes herself as a “megaphone” for children and families who cross America’s southern border. She has doubled down since the election of Donald Trump.

Economic free-fall and a shambolic health system have Venezuelans fleeing the country in droves —100,000 applied for asylum worldwide from January 2014-October 2017.For HIV/AIDS patients, spiraling costs and scarce supplies put life-saving medical treatments out of reach.…

In Mexico, where incarcerated mothers often keep their children with them, the practice draws mixed reviews.In one facility near Chihuahua City, around 10% of mothers—many of whom landed there as accessories to cartel crimes—are allowed to bring their children inside.

Mexico’s bungled war on organized crime has killed 150,000—and a legion of community police fighting corrupt officials and cartels alike have found themselves in the crosshairs.

The aid that groups like No More Deaths, Humane Borders and Tucson Samaritans provide to illegal immigrants has long been controversial, but the high-wire legal act volunteers walk in treating injured migrants on the US-Mexico border has grown more treacherous under the…

Mexico declared diabetes a national health emergency last year, with 13 million adults affected. But the country’s fractured health care system hinders the response to the complex problem, some experts say.   Only about half of Mexicans with diabetes have a diagnosis, and…

America’s heroin addiction has fueled heightened violence along Mexico’s Highway 51 in the Tierra Caliente region, where drug bosses command vigilante groups to control territory and drug transportation routes. More than 90% of America’s heroin comes from Mexico.  …