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ISA Surgical links patients to world class surgeons in Mexico Mexconnect Staff

In Mexico there are wonderful, fully accredited hospitals in every city. Patients really can focus on choosing the surgeon who is best for them, and then choose a hospital from there. read more

Living healthy in Mexico: Insurance, health care and Mexico's medical tourism - a resource page Mexconnect Staff

Some are surprised at the quality of health care in Meixco. But the climate, diet and openness to alternative therapies all contribute to healty liing. In addition, Mexico is recognized throughout Lati... read more

Will mold be a problem in Mexican real estate? J. Brad Grieve

When you rent or purchase Mexico real estate, you'll find that construction techniques as well as climate are probably very different from what you are accustomed to. Will you struggle with mold in your Mexican home? read more

How Mexico will attract 5 million U.S. retirees Maggie Van Ostrand

About one million U.S. expats already live in Mexico, and that number can grow to five million by 2025, according to estimates based on U.S. Census figures. And healthcare costs in Mexico are approximately 70 per cent lower than healthcare costs in the U.S. Nine Mexican hospitals have already been certified by the U.S. Joint International Commission, and others are currently awaiting certification. read more

Medical and dental treatment and coverage in Oaxaca Alvin Starkman

Aside from the small, private hospitals, often referred to as clínicas, there are four publicly funded and insurance-based hospitals in the city, as well as a hospital just outside of the city offering specialized treatment for a number of serious ailments. There is the Red Cross facility available to all, often used for emergency treatment only. The civic hospital provides free services or treatment at a modest cost based on a sliding scale respecting means. ISSSTE is a federally funded facility restricted to government employees who are members of a union. Finally, there is IMSS... read more

Medtogo: Mexico Health and Safety Travel Guide Reviewed by James Tipton

The authors tell us that "Since 2000, MedToGo's team have been touring hospitals and developing relationships with highly-recommended, skilled, board-certified, English-speaking doctors all over Mexico." One of the results, certainly to be of interest to many travelers to Mexico as well as to the large expatriate community, is the Mexico Health and Safety Travel Guide. In addition to its "Comprehensive Directory of the Best Hospitals and English-Speaking Doctors," this well-organized and highly detailed (some 640 pages) reference is filled with lots of other useful information. read more

AA: Alcoholics Anonymous meetings in Mexico "Mexico" Mike Nelson

You'll find AA throughout Mexico, even in small towns. NA has a sizable presence in the larger towns. Alanon is almost everywhere. OA, SALA and other programs are less likely to be encountered outside major cities. AA is very visible. I have noted where there are meetings in many cases, but like here, they move or change. We urge readers to help us keep this list current.

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Mexico's alternative medicine in Amarillo, Texas John G. Gladstein

In Mexico, alternative medicine has long been popular. With the increase of healthcare costs, insurance, traditional medicines and a visit to the doctor's office in the U.S., many people are seeking al... read more

International insurance plans for foreigners in Mexico Tony Hamrick

Updated September 16, 2013 It is advisable to have international health insurance while traveling or living as an expatriate. Having an international health plan gives a person, family or group a va... read more

Travel and expat medical insurance in Mexico Alex Routh

Insurance can seem quite complicated. What is best for you and why? If you're spending time in Mexico, can you take your medical policy with you? Or should you purchase travel insurance? Are there othe... read more

Mexico faces an uphill fight against malnutrition Tony Burton

?More than 190 countries, including Mexico, have now signed up to the UN Millennium Development Goals, originally agreed in the year 2000. There are eight key goals (see table) and Mexico is well on i... read more

Influenza A H1 N1 in Mexico: What can you do to minimize the risk?

Mexico City medical stall in the  main plaza
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there is much you can do to minimize the risk of infection from Influenza A H1 N1. read more

Swine flu at Ground Zero (Mexico City): life in a masked city Anthony Wright

People are still going about their business as usual, only we're all wearing surgical facemasks. I can't decide if this whole fear campaign is a massive media beat-up or if it has some credence. read more

The lighter side of Mexican cooking Karen Hursh Graber

Suffering from post-holiday belly bulge? Thinking about trading in the guacamole and chips for cottage cheese and celery sticks? Before you do, consider the many healthy, diet-friendly ways of preparin... read more

Mexico FAQs: Food and water

What about the water and food? Can I expect to have Moctezuma's Revenge? Qué me pueden decir acerca del agua y la comida en general en México? Puedo enfermarme? Can I drink the ... read more

When Stings, Bites and Scratches from Animals and Insects Occur while in Mexico Robert & Curtis Page MD

Visitors to Mexico should be aware that problems may arise when bites, stings or scratches occur. We have reviewed the main causes below, along with suggestions for how to treat them. As always, when p... read more

Mexican Health Care for the Baby-Boomer Generation Robert & Curtis Page MD

Many Mexican hospitals have worked to affiliate themselves with top U.S. and Canadian medical centers and have earned stringent international accreditations. Mexico has long been the number-o... read more

Traveling With Heart Disease Robert & Curtis Page MD

If you travel, knowing what symptoms to watch for may be helpful. If you are a patient with heart disease, you should still be able to enjoy travel. Knowing your limits and what to ... read more

Sunburn And Sun Safety Robert & Curtis Page MD

Sunburn and Sun Safety By Robert H. Page M.D. and Curtis P. Page M.D. Authors, Mexico: Health and Safety Travel Guide © Robert H. Page M.D. and Curtis P. Page M.D. ... read more

Water Safety Robert & Curtis Page MD

If you are concerned with the quality of the water at your beach, we recommend you contact the tourism department for updated reports and avoid swimming in questionable waters. Mexi... read more

Water Crisis: Availability Of Water In Mexico Julia Taylor

"For many of us, water simply flows from a faucet, and we think little about it beyond this point of contact. We have lost a sense of respect for the wild river, for the complex workings of a wetland, for the intricate web of life that water supports."

- Sandra Postel, Last Oasis: Facing Water Scarcity, 2003.

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Obtaining Mexican Social Security (IMSS) Health Insurance Robert & Curtis Page MD

Expats living in Mexico have other considerations and better economic choices not commonly shared with the short-term traveler. First, there is no need for evacuation to a home country. Second, beca... read more

Did You Know? Three thousand people died in 1833 Guadalajara cholera epidemic Tony Burton

When Mexico braced herself for the imminent arrival of cholera from South America fifteen years ago, many people believed that the disease had never previously been known here. During the nineteenth ce... read more
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