Health Tourism leaves an economic impact of 5 billion USD in Mexico during 2017

Every year, millions of tourists travel abroad to find health services that adjust to their particular needs, which has turned Health Tourism into one of the industries with the most economic profitability across the world. According to a study by Dinámica del Turismo de Salud Internacional (International Health Tourism Dynamics), this sector reported More...

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By Yucatan Times On Sunday, January 7th, 2018
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Mexico Leads the Hemisphere’s Medical Tourism

This article from travelpulse.com explains how medical tourism has grown to be big business in Mexico… Last year, more than one million foreign patients traveled to the country for medical procedures ranging More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, January 5th, 2018
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‘Wellness tourism’ is fastest-growing travel sector: Lonely Planet

Patients Beyond Borders, the US-based international medical travel publishers, say the world’s top destinations are (in alphabetical order): Costa Rica, India, Israel, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, South Korea, More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 15th, 2017
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NAFTA is behind Mexico’s obesity problem: NY Times

A new report claims the obesity problem in Mexico that has led to many of its people becoming overweight, thanks to poor diets, has roots in free trade. The New York Times published a detailed story on Monday that More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, December 14th, 2017
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Tijuana Mega Medical Tourism Project Receives Awards and Generates Buzz

TIJUANA – Last November, the award ceremony of “The Globals Awards” was held in London, where a medical project of the city of Tijuana was recognized with one of the top awards, the prize in the “The More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
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Rise in geriatric population to fuel the surge of global medical tourism

Medical tourism can be explained as the place where individuals who live in one nation go to another nation to get surgical, dental, or other medical care in order to seek equivalent or more prominent care than More...

By Yucatan Times On Sunday, December 10th, 2017
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World Happiness Fest coming to San Miguel de Allende

SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE, Guanajuato — Today San Miguel de Allende announced the World Happiness Fest which will be held March 16-18, 2018 in San Miguel. After the success of the 2017 summit in Miami, USA, Luis More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 8th, 2017
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Civil Protection urges accident prevention during December holidays

The state authorities seek to promote safe behaviors and avoid risks for citizens during the Christmas season… MERIDA – Before the arrival of the December festivities, the State Civil Protection Unit (Procivy) More...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
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Medication for metastatic breast cancer available in 2018 in Mexico

MEXICO – The Novartis pharmaceutical company reported that authorization was obtained from health officials to sell a drug to combat metastatic breast cancer (that extends to other parts of the body), which would More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, December 1st, 2017
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Experts caution about health risks of low quality Chinese cosmetics: Part 2

The consequences of trying to save money or being unaware of the expiration date when buying beauty products could be catastrophic, according to dermatologists… MERIDA – In the first part of this La Verdad More...