Does Mexico have better healthcare than the U.S.? 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 Mexican healthcare system work for its most vulnerable citizens? As U.S. politicians continue to battle over healthcare plans, some medical More...

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By Yucatan Times On Monday, July 17th, 2017

“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

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

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

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...

By Yucatan Times On Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

Yucatán ranks at the top in national obesity rates

MÉRIDA — According to concerned specialists in cardiology and vascular diseases, the eating habits of Yucatán’s population may be one of the reasons why it is considered the state with greatest index of More...

By Yucatan Times On Friday, July 7th, 2017

Yucatán pioneers biotech tools for Type 2 Diabetes detection

Hospitals in Yucatán will be able to detect early symptoms of both Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and the Metabolic Syndrome through a new technological instrument. Therefore, it will contribute to decrease the index More...

By Yucatan Times On Thursday, June 29th, 2017

Vote on Trump’s Obamacare replacement plan to come after Senate recess reports that President Donald Trump on Wednesday June 28 suggested that “a big surprise” could be coming in the Republican effort to repeal and replace Obamacare. The tease came hours after the More...

By Yucatan Times On Monday, June 26th, 2017

Mexico makes list of top five countries for low-cost health care

Mexico made a recent list of the top five countries for low-cost health care, according to Until the U.S. is ready to part with our massive military and widening waistlines, the country More...

By Yucatan Times On Saturday, June 17th, 2017

Exchange rates and health infrastructure attract medical tourists to Mexico

During the past year, Mexico received $1.798 billion USD in economic impact from medical tourists. One of the challenges facing tourism in Mexico is diversification to attract travelers from abroad, who leave more More...