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Economics of Pulling Teeth: Drug war puts medical tourism under at Tamps border, official says

Sara Rodriguez couldn’t stop wringing her hands as she sat at a dentist office, waiting to return to the United States. Two of her family members had close calls with organized crime members in Mexico. She didn’t want to be here, but she had no other choice. She didn’t have the $8,000 she needed to get her dental work done in the United States.

Costa Rican Medical Care Expands Providers with Hospital Metropolitano

Dr. Roberto Herrera, along with a group of Costa Rican investors, plan to open a number of these larger ambulatory clinics across Costa Rica. Before opening Hospital Metropolitano, Dr. Herrera was in charge of administration at one of the largest hospitals in Costa Rica and many of his former staff, doctors and surgeons have moved along with him. His son, Dr. Filipe Herrera, is responsible for marketing and expanding their top-of-the-line equipment and services.

Transgender Surgery Medical Travel Package Offered by MTY Medical Tourism in Merida, Yucatan

Merida, Yucatan, Mexico – Medical Traveler Yucatan (MTY) has introduced its first transgender surgery procedure. Transgender patients can now travel to Merida, Yucatan for the Laparoscopic-Assisted Vaginal Hysterectomy (LAVH) procedure, or the Traditional Hysterectomy. This package is offered exclusively via MTY, a U.S.-Canadian medical facilitator service located in Merida, Yucatan.


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