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Providing Quality, Affordable Care, Mexico Soars to #2 Destination for Medical Tourism

The Yucatan Times

In recent years medical tourism in Mexico has consolidated and gained worldwide prestige. To date, it is second in importance after the United States.

Contributing to Conservation from Beyond the Grave


In the myths of many cultures dead warriors guard nations, standing for eternity to protect their descendants. Those who find the idea attractive could create their own legacy using a burial that enhances the survival prospects of endangered species.

Doctors in Mexico Safely Reuse Donated Pacemakers After Sterilization

European Society of Cardiology

Mexican doctors have safely reused donated pacemakers after sterilization, shows a study presented at the 30th Mexican Congress of Cardiology. The findings create the possibility for patients to receive a pacemaker who otherwise could not afford one.

Pacific Mexico Logs Record Number of Earthquakes

Riviera Maya News

September has proven the most volatile month in parts of Pacific Mexico with the National Seismological Service announcing a record number of earthquakes.

More Anxiety, Depression Among Undocumented Mexican Immigrants Study Finds

Rice University

Nearly one quarter of undocumented Mexican immigrants living near the California-Mexico border have a mental disorder, particularly depression or anxiety, a new study finds.

Waste Management Following Mexico Quake Disaster

El Universal

Earthquake waste is predominantly construction and demolition debris from collapsed buildings during or following the catastrophe that require a rigorous management action strategy to avoid secondary hazards on the health of the population and the environment.

Why ’Sex Addiction’ Treatment Won’t Keep Men Like Harvey Weinstein from Abusing Women


In the wake of the mounting allegations of sexual abuse — and rape — against him, producer Harvey Weinstein reportedly fled the country to seek treatment for sex addiction in Europe, becoming the latest high-profile man to use sex addiction as an explanation for his alleged sexual misdemeanors.

Monarchs Spotted in Canada, Should Be in Mexico


Monarch butterflies should mostly be in Texas by now, winging their way to Mexico for the winter. But Darlene Burgess keeps seeing colorful clusters of them - and she lives in Canada.

Steady Hand: How to Do Open-Heart Surgery in a Deadly Mexican Earthquake

Agence France-Presse

When the ground started shaking in Mexico City on September 19, many people ran out into the street. Not David Arellano. In the middle of performing open-heart surgery on a newborn, the pediatric surgeon just concentrated harder.

Michio Kaku on Hurricanes, Wildfires, Earthquakes


Michio Kaku, a Japanese-American theoretical physicist, futurist, and popularizer of science, has tackled the question many are asking. Why are there so many disasters in the latter half of 2017?

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