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Approximately 35 years after its foundation, the Regional Hospital of Puerto Vallarta has a cardiologist for the first time, which will provide greater and better care to those who require medical attention from a heart...






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Expat911: What will you do if you have an emergency in Mexico with limited Spanish?

Expat911 is a smartphone app that was designed by expats for expats. It is a service that covers you for all types of emergencies when at home, on the road or out for a night on the town. It utilizes GPS location services which allow the operators to target your exact location. Many of us...

A vaccine to stop lung cancer? It’s made from tobacco taxes and legislation

Lung cancer is the biggest cancer killer in the U.S., and almost 90 percent of deaths from this disease are directly attributable to cigarette smoking. Many cancers, such as breast cancer, that were once a death sentence are now treatable, yet lung cancer survival rates remain below 20 percent. A cure may be elusive, but...

Cannabis tablets from Canada could be coming to a Mexico pharmacy near you

Canadian company, Canntab Therapeutics Limited, announced the signing of a non-binding Letter of Intent with Labsco Promedic SA de CV of Monterrey, Mexico (“Labsco”) for the establishment of a joint venture relationship for the sales & distribution of Canntab products in Mexico on an exclusive basis. Both parties will work together to establish and complete a...
To fight high drug prices, Utah will pay for public employees to go fill prescriptions in Mexico

Utah will pay for public employees to go fill prescriptions in Mexico

To save money on drugs, Utah is offering to cover travel expenses for public employees willing to go fill certain high-cost prescriptions in Tijuana. Amid a flurry of national proposals to bring exorbitant U.S. drug prices in line with other countries’ charges, one Utah insurer has a different option for patients: PEHP, which covers 160,000...

Puerto Vallarta continues to lobby for Level-Three hospital

For the municipal government of Puerto Vallarta, the issue of health is a permanent priority in public affairs, which is why the mayor Arturo Dávalos Peña pointed out, he will continue to lobby with the various government agencies and public agencies of health, to bring a Level-Three hospital to the area. While inaugurating the activities...

Gum disease linked to higher blood pressure

Poor oral health makes it harder to for people with hypertension to manage their blood pressure, a new study suggests. Among people being treated for hypertension (high blood pressure), those with gum disease had average blood pressure readings 2 to 3 mmHg (milligrams of mercury) higher than those without gum disease and were less likely...

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