In countries with limited or nonexistent tax-funded healthcare, crowdfunding websites for medical aid are flourishing. Especially during the time of year when people feel generous to others. Now is an opportunity for both the needy and the greedy. Continue reading “‘Tis the Season: Medical Crowdfunding”
A gift to yourself and your traveling companions for the holidays or anytime is this little corner of paradise tucked away in central Mexico. As its popularity grows, so does its publicity. Three more web-zines recently covered Ajijic. Because it does inspire one to sing its praises. Continue reading “An Ajijic Christmas — a Gift to World Travelers”
Merry Solstice! It’s the shortest day and longest night of the year (in the top half of the global map), and the onset of winter. Staying indoors, people have the time to sit around the fire and reflect on the year that went before. We saw our industry grow, and more Canadians, rather than wait too long, became medical tourists, too. Continue reading “Solstice Review of Healing on Holiday”
Two dental clinics in Chicago are the first ones to join a pilot program with Beyond Borders Dental to serve their patients who cannot afford dental treatment in the US.
US dental clinics often have a backlog of patients needing extensive care. Further, many wannabe patients cannot afford treatment. So a growing number cross the border to receive affordable dental care. In Mexico, dental tourists save up to 80%. Continue reading “Busy US Clinics Partner With Mexican Ones”
New Effort on Smog Aids the Environment of Chapala
Guadalajara, like most cities of four-plus million people and vehicles, has smog. Hence the government of the State of Jalisco presented Mexico’s second biggest metropolitan area with a new plan to clean the air. The plan includes redesigned emissions checking and switching to hybrid and electric vehicles. Continue reading “The Environment of Chapala Improves”