Conference focuses on suicide prevention in Yucatan

MERIDA – Despite the decrease in the suicide rate for Yucatán registered this past month by the Public Health Secretariat, the state still has the highest suicide rate among Mexico’s 32 states. So it is due to this fact that the specialist Laura Hernández Ruiz, PhD and professor in Anthropology of the Peninsular Center in Humanities and Social More...

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By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
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Suicides in Yucatan decrease by 29% compared with last year: health authorities

141 suicides have been registered in Yucatán so far this year, according to Prosecutor’s Office…. MERIDA — According to the state health authorities, cases of suicides in Yucatan have declined More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, September 11th, 2017
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Yucatan a leader in video-medicine

In 2016, through this project, 15,589 patients were attended; the state is ranked first at the national level…. MERIDA — Ten years after its implementation, medical video-consultation in Yucatan has More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
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Stomach and respiratory diseases show increase in Yucatán

MERIDA — The Federal Secretariat of Healh reported a significant increase in diseases typical of the hot season in Yucatan, including  stomach and respiratory ailments. According to the Bulletin of the General More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, August 30th, 2017
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University of Yucatan launches stem cell laboratory

MERIDA — The Faculty of Dentistry of the Autonomous University of Yucatan (UADY, for its acronym in Spanish) has inaugurated its Translational Cell Laboratory, the only one of its kind in the southeast of More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017
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Traditional medicine in Yucatan, at risk of not surviving

The aging of traditional doctors is the factor that presents a threat to it…. MERIDA — The State Institute for the Development of Mayan Culture (Indemaya) in 2016 registered 602 traditional doctors, More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, August 11th, 2017
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Most common surgical procedures sought by patients worldwide

Lisette Hilton, president of Words Come Alive, has written about health care, medical science and business, fitness and wellness for 25 years. In her latest article on ModernMedicineNetwork, a news hub for health More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, August 10th, 2017
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Yucatecan nutrition expert criticizes media health reports

By Juan Carlos Avila, Nutritionist. A graduate of the Universidad Marista de Mérida, with Social Service and several collaborations on investigations in the area of Nutrition Management of the National Institute More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, August 9th, 2017
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Private Mexican health insurance: Ample coverage at affordable cost

According to the Huffington Post, several countries feature private insurance services with wider coverage for lower cost than insurance enterprises in USA. Here, TYT brings you the review about Mexico’s insurance More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, August 8th, 2017
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Tourist medical services offered in Progreso

Port medical center provides attention 24-7…. PROGRESO — The Health Center with Expanded Services of Progreso (Cessa) works seven days a week with a service 24 hours a day, for the benefit of residents More...