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 Directorate of Epidemiology, there has been a rebound in intestinal infectious diseases, with 4,889 cases in week 34. In total, the unit More...

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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 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...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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Does Mexico have better healthcare than the U.S.?

Healthline.com published this article analyzing Mexico’s healthcare system vis-a-vis the current system in the U.S…. Many Americans travel south to Mexico for cheaper medical care, but how does the More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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“Molar City,” the cheapest dental-tourism destination for North Americans

“Immigration and the Mexican border have been in the news for months. But all the stories have been about people coming to the United States. The untold story is how many Americans are leaving the U.S. for More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, July 17th, 2017
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Yucatán among the leaders in organ transplants in Mexico

Mérida’s O’Horan General Hospital has been placed in second national place among the hospital centers with greatest multiorgan procurement activity,  El Debate newspaper reported. MERIDA — The More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, July 14th, 2017
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Gastrointestinal and respiratory infections on the rise in Yucatán

Every hour, 21 Yucatecans get a gastrointestinal infection, and another 67 fall victim to acute respiratory infections. According to experts, the most common infections among Yucatecans are intestinal and respiratory More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, July 13th, 2017
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Yucatán posts highest alcohol consumption rate in México

The Secretariat of Health (SSA) revealed that in the course of just one week, Yucatan registered 213 new cases of excessive alcohol consumption. Thus, until June 24 of this year, the cases added up to 4,418 [4,060 More...