Expats more satisfied with health care than Americans in U.S.: poll

Here’s an article by Chuck Bolotin of Best Places in the World to Retire in which he talks about a very small group of Americans who love their healthcare. Where are they? Hint: they don’t live in the US. Second hint: where they do live won’t surprise you…. While it’s true that most Americans are not happy with their health care, More...

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By Yucatan Times On Thursday, October 5th, 2017
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Merida conference seeks to increase homeopathy usage

Homeopathy experts are meeting in Merida to discuss important issues in their field…. MERIDA — With the aim of reactivating the School of Homeopathic Doctors of Yucatan and spreading the importance of More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, October 4th, 2017
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Travel MedEvac: Be on your way home via air ambulance within hours

Travel MedEvac’s parent company, International Insurance Group (IIG), has been serving travelers since 1999 specializing in the ex-pat community. Currently they issue over 100,000 policies a year. Chances are, More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, September 28th, 2017
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Nursing schools seek to improve their students’ skills

In order to develop better professionals in the nursing field, nursing schools in southeastern Mexico are striving to improve and to promote their research programs…. MERIDA — In order to promote the More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
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Uncontrolled conjunctivitis in Yucatan creates medicine shortage

Pharmacies say there are not enough medicines in the market to treat the widespread outbreak of conjunctivitis…. MERIDA – On Tuesday September 26, staff from several pharmacies informed their clients that More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017
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1.4 million Americans traveled abroad for medical care in 2016: survey

According to Patients Beyond Borders, an estimated 1.4 million Americans traveled abroad in 2016 for medical care, and the market has been growing at 15-25 percent a year. The association estimates the size of the More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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The fight against heart disease comes to Merida

Medical conference on cardiology from September 25th to 28th MERIDA — Doctors of the Yucatecan Society of Cardiology continue their titanic struggle against the nutritional style of the Yucatecans, with the More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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‘Boom’ in medical tourism looms due to Trump policies

The U.S. Congressional Budget Office estimates that 15 million Americans will fall off the health insurance rolls next year. That number will rise to 22 million over 10 years, and insurance costs will skyrocket More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, September 21st, 2017
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Seeking affordable care, Baby Boomers are becoming ‘medical tourists’

The Baby Boom generation—the dominant market demographic in the U.S. since the 1950s—is now reaching the time of life when people inevitably need more and more healthcare. The Affordable Care Act set some limits More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
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Mexican doctors ranked among the 50 best countries in the world: survey

According to a survey by The Lancet, specialists have placed Mexican medical providers in position #48 of their global ranking…. According to the latest health ranking prepared by specialists of the British More...