CNN Re Medical Tourism reports that more Americans are going abroad to get well. They find care that’s cheaper, better, or more convenient than what they find at home. It’s a growing phenomenon called “medical tourism.” Most noteworthy is that in 2016, 1.4 million Americans left the country to seek care abroad. Continue reading “CNN Re Medical Tourism: Their Report, too, Totally Upbeat”
Finding a safe dentist in Mexico is the same as finding a safe one anywhere — do your homework. Ask people you trust for a recommendation. And if you have the chutzpah, visit their office and check the credentials on their wall.
Finding a Safe Dentist Beats Taking Chances
Because if you don’t vet wherever you are, you could put yourself in the wrong hands. Continue reading “Finding a Safe Dentist in Mexico, One Vetted by Americans”
Presidents Day in Mexico After the Trumph
Presidents Day in Mexico for Americans there is not just another day in paradise. This holiday (in 2017 it’s February 20) we recall the virtues of Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, etc. And we wonder, will the current officeholder join that pantheon? Continue reading “President’s Day in Mexico from an American’s POV”
Public health professionals created Outbreak News Today. Their website focuses on news and information pertaining to disease. Last week they reported on Medical Tourism. Continue reading “Public Health Pros Endorse Saving on Reputable Caregivers Abroad”
Today is the anniversary of the first publication of the complete human genome. The draft appeared in the journal Nature in 2001 on February 15. By opening an infinity of new ways to heal ourselves, it was stupendously huge news for humans, but for dogs, not so much. Continue reading “Pill for Pets? Oral Contraceptive Now Tested on Dogs”
Valentine’s Day Makeover: Such a Vacation!
Valentine’s Day Makeover: Why not? You could give a special someone a surprise — your husband, wife, a close friend. Most noteworthy, you’d give the whole world a new you. That could mean celebrating Valentine’s Day several times a year! Continue reading “Valentine’s Day Makeover: How to Spend Your Mexican Vacation”
Medical Tourism Tripling Its Size in Six Years
In recent years, people residing in developed economies have been traveling to lesser developed countries for cost-efficient medical assistance.
In 2012, medical tourists spent $10.5 billion. From 2013 to 2019, medical tourism worldwide is expected to rise almost 18%, reaching a value of $32.5 billion. That’s over three times the 2012 size. Continue reading “Medical Tourism: Why Mexico Ranks in Top 8 for Investment?”
Mexican Movie Stars in the Walk of Fame
Today, February 8, in 1960, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce placed the first eight stars on Hollywood Walk of Fame. It begins in the sidewalk at Hollywood Blvd. and Vine St. Among the big name stars are Mickey Mouse (1978), Mexican actor Eugenio Derbez (2016), and Selena (2017). Continue reading “Mexican Movie — by Local Filmmakers and by American Producers”
Super Bowl Tourism — Viewing Flesh, Feeling Envious
Yesterday’s Super Bowl, February 5, was the best ever, albeit not the one most relevant to medical tourism. That would be Super Bowl XXXVIII, 2004. Even non-fans remember Justin Timberlake exposing the breast of Janet Jackson for a half second. The singers called it, euphemistically, a “wardrobe malfunction”. Continue reading “Super Bowl Tourism — Football & Healing on Holiday”
Yesterday, Feb 2, was interesting for three reasons.
Mid Winter Anniversary of Groundhog Predictions
First, Punxsutawney Phil in Pennsylvania saw his shadow. Now you have six more weeks of winter. What better place to spend that than down here in Mexico, healing on holiday? Continue reading “Mid Winter Anniversary of Mexican American Relations”