Managing a “High – Risk” pregnancy in Mérida without panic

Having a baby seems like something easy and natural. A woman gets pregnant, waits to the due date and gives birth. If it is a natural birth (without a surgery), the woman usually goes home after a couple days and everything is smooth and easy. However, there is another kind of pregnancy, known in medicine as “high-risk pregnancy”, where many conditions More...

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By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

Part of Victoria Medical Cancun temporarily closed after death

CANCUN — Victoria Medical Cancun was partially closed last week after a woman died. A section of the medical facility was shut down by the Federal Commission for the Protection against Health Risks (Cofepris) More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, December 29th, 2016

Expats highly rate health care in Mexico and Central America

The quality of healthcare is of the most critical things people should consider before moving abroad, especially retirees.  But how is the healthcare abroad?  Here’s an article by Chuck Bolotin that gives some More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, December 29th, 2016

How to avoid a medical nightmare in Mexico

The headline read: “Woman trapped in Cancun hospital and forced to pay $100,000+”. It could happen to anyone. The Riviera Maya Times (sister website of The Yucatan Times and San Miguel Times) recently More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

Lipocontour: sculpt your body silhouette in Mérida, Yuc.

Without a doubt, liposuction is one of the most requested procedures when looking to improve your silhouette. This procedure should always be performed by a certified experienced professional plastic surgeon to More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, December 5th, 2016

Merida, Yucatán: A hub for medical care

There are several views on medical tourism in Mexico, but it is important to realize that to talk about Mexico is to talk about a country with different styles and particularities. There are characteristics that More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, December 1st, 2016

Conditions at PDC General Hospital criticized

Just a kilometer from one of the properties owned by the state government, and which former governor Roberto Borge Angulo ceded for free, is the General Hospital of Playa del Carmen, where the poor medical care More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, October 21st, 2016

Revolutionary: The world’s first three-parent IVF baby is born in Mexico

A New York fertility specialist, who said he successfully carried out a “three-parent” in vitro fertilization (IVF) technique resulting in a baby boy, called the procedure a “revolutionary approach in human More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, September 23rd, 2016

Yucatan promotes medical tourism in the United States and Canada

Hospital and health infrastructure in Mérida, as well as the great advantages of choosing Yucatán as a second home, were the main topics promoted by the Secretariat of Tourism Promotion (SEFOTUR) during the More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, August 19th, 2016

“Faro del Mayab”: A lantern lighting the way to a new era in Health Tourism

The Yucatan Times conducted an exclusive interview with Lic. Juan Ramírez who spoke about one of the most technologically advanced hospitals in all of Mexico, “Hospital Faro del Mayab,” a medical facility More...