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Friday November 17 2017

Health
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Scuba Diving and Insurance

Scuba diving with compressed air is something that many people do when they are on holiday and Cabo Pulmo has the only coral reef on the Baja Peninsula. I dove there in December and it is worth a visit. The unique feature I saw there missing from many reefs around the world was the abundance of big game fish. In many places the big fish have been k...

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Admitted Health Insurance?

Almost all insurance policies are admitted. That means companies are licensed and registered in the place where they sell policies. For example, if you buy car insurance for a Mexican car, you would have to buy it from a Mexican car insurer. You couldn’t buy it from an American provider. Almost all health insurance policies are admitted as wel...

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Medical Evacuation and Insurance Policies

What is Medical Evacuation? This is the transport of a patient from a place where he was usually injured in an accident, to a medical facility capable of treating him. The expedient solution for short distances might be ground ambulance, but sometimes due to the patient criticality, time constraint, or terrain, short distances are done by helicopte...

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Medical Tourism and Healthcare for kids in Los Cabos

As Baby Boomers age and become “Baby Zoomers”, they realize life decisions need to be made sooner rather than later; many involve one of today’s fastest growing economies ... Medical Tourism. Many initiatives are underway in Los Cabos to attract people here for medical reasons including diagnosis, treatments, procedures and surgeries, man...

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Underwriting Pre-existing Medical Conditions

Pre-existing medical conditions are always problematic for people wanting medical insurance. Just like buying car insurance, you have to buy the car insurance before you have the car accident, otherwise nobody would buy car insurance before they had a crash! There are 2 methods of underwriting and approaching this problem that medical insurers adop...

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A Green Entrepreneur in Chapala Lake

Driving West from Ajijic to San Juan Cosalá, through the route which runs around the Chapala Lake, passing through small fishermen´s Villages, with some subdivisions which are mostly built by wealthy Mexican families and here and there upscale Gated communities, you will see, all of a sudden amidst this bucolic and gentle environment, a large, pr...

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Avoiding Heat Stroke by Keeping the Body Hydrated

We continue to live and work in Baja year round. After our seemingly cooler than usual winter temperatures, this week in La Paz soared past 100°F. It's time to remind ourselves how important proper hydration is in your survival in this beautiful but harsh climate. In this article we will cover the physiology of hydration, the warning signs, preven...

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Temazcal: Traditional Healer or Pleasing Dominatrix?

Curandera Doña Mariana chants while controlling your body with the laying of water over hot rock, as the mysterious meandering of a range of herbal bouquets piques the olfactory sense. She methodically swats almost every inch of your torso and each limb, with varying degrees of assertiveness and pressure. Yet she is ever so gentle; she reassures...

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Overview of Medical and Dental Treatment and Coverage in Mexico

One often assumes that the years added to your life by leading a much more stress-free existence in Mexico will be lost by the inferior health care system to which you be exposed, subjected and restricted. This, then, is an assessment of the extent to which such presuppositions are accurate, together with information and advice for both would-be e...

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