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 to related companies’ profits, but those may soon be eliminated by Trumpcare. This will be a great financial windfall for the insurance More...

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By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

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...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, September 13th, 2017

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 More...

By Yucatan Times On Tuesday, September 12th, 2017

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

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

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 Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

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

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

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

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...