Mexico wants to prevent teenage pregnancy | D+C

When teenagers become mothers, there is a high risk that they will remain poor or become poor. They usually drop out of school, which reduces their chances of getting a job. At the same time, early pregnancies negatively affect girls’ health and personal development. Research shows that expectant mothers who are under 15 years old […]

New reports show travel risks around the world

From catching Covid-19 to getting caught in a blizzard, traveling can be risky business these days. But how risky it usually is depends on the destination – and how you define risks. Safer cities: people’s perception A report published by British insurer William Russell ranked the “safest cities in the world” according to people’s perceptions. […]

Eastern New Mexico restricts abortion – one regulation at a time

Published January 17, 2023 at 4:33 PM, Last updated on January 17, 2023 at 4:34 PM by Vanessa G. Sanchez/Searchlight New Mexico PORTALES — Eastern New Mexico, the latest battleground in New Mexico’s battle over abortion, drew 100 people from across the state on Tuesday as Roosevelt County commissioners overwhelmingly passed an ordinance severely restricting […]

New Mexico families need free, universal healthy meals

New Mexico is on a New Year’s mission: to increase its support for youth in school cafeterias across the state. Gov. Michelle Logan Grisham recently announced the Healthy School Meals for All initiative, along with additional resources to ensure these meals are packed with healthy ingredients like fresh, cooked, and locally grown foods. As a […]

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