Category archives for: Lectures

Worried About a Heart Attack Or Stroke?


By Sue Leonard Luis Castellanos, MD, MPH, from University of California San Diego is visiting San Miguel to present two timely presentations on neurologic and cardiovascular health on Tuesday, December 5. The focus will be on what to do if you think you are having a heart attack or a stroke. He will speak first [...]

The Power in Peace of Mind


By Melanie Lansing Let’s face it: talking about holiday get-togethers and vacation plans with the people we love is easy. Other topics—like future medical needs as we age—are trickier. Do you know what will happen if you suffer a medical emergency in San Miguel de Allende? Have you thought about what you would do if [...]

Women’s Health: The Secret to Long Life

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By Dr. Grace Lim Did you know that millions of women die of preventable causes each year? When women age, they become more susceptible to disease and disability. A number of health and social factors combine to create a lower quality of life. Today, women are outliving men, but this difference in survival rate is [...]

Does Tolerance Have Its Limits?

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By The Rt. Rev’d William O. Gregg The Rev’d Canon John White CVO returns for his annual forum at St. Paul’s Anglican Church. Canon White will present two sessions beginning at 10am on Saturday, November 4, in the Parish Hall. Canon White’s topic this year is Does Tolerance Have Its Limits? Session I will focus on the question, [...]

XIX Congreso Internacional Interdisciplinario de Quiropráctica

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Por Carmen Fernández El Colegio de Profesionistas Científico Quiroprácticos de México, A.C., celebrara el XIX Congreso Internacional Interdisciplinario de Quiropráctica los días 13,14 y 15 de octubre de 2017 en la Ciudad de San Miguel de Allende, Gto. Como conferencista principal nos acompañara el Dr. Joseph Sweere, D.C. Presidente del Consejo de Salud Ocupacional y [...]

Slide Lecture Galeria Atotonilco presents An Ancient Tribe in the Modern World

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By Susana Valadez Thu, Oct 26, 2pm Teatro Santa Ana, La Biblioteca Reloj 50A 150 pesos An Ancient Tribe in the Modern World By Susan Page Mexico’s spiritual and artistic Huichol people live in such a remote region of the Sierra Madre Mountains that neither the Spanish conquerors nor the Franciscans ever found them. Some 20,000 [...]

Moving Stronger: Getting Beyond Degenerative Joint Disease

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By Chanel Palencia Throughout life, we are constantly submitting our joints to day-to-day stress. Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common type of joint disease, affecting more than 30 million individuals in the United States alone as the leading cause of chronic disability in older adults. It is defined as the gradual deterioration of the cartilage [...]

Indigenous Clay and Textiles Through Photos and Stories


By Susan Page At long last, Eric Mindling is coming to San Miguel to share, through slides and lecture, his unique appreciation of the traditional indigenous pottery and textiles of Oaxaca. It took Eric eighteen years to even find all of the sixty-eight barely accessible Oaxaca villages where beautiful pots are created and traditional indigenous dress is still [...]

The End of Cancer?

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By Robert Lerner Can we be witnessing the beginning of the end of cancer? Not “the end” as in eradicating it completely from the planet as we have done with small pox and have nearly done with polio, because cancer is not an enemy from without, but rather an enemy from within—rooted in our very [...]

Libros para Todos Achieves a New Milestone

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By Fredric Dannen In early 2013, the Mexican novelist David Toscana wrote an op-ed column for The New York Times entitled “The Country That Stopped Reading.” Toscana lamented that although baseline literacy—the ability to read a street sign or news bulletin—was rising in Mexico, “the practice of reading an actual book is not.” That same [...]

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