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Monica Rix Paxson

Monica Rix Paxson
Monica Rix Paxson is a science and medical researcher and the author of the 4th edition of The English Speaker’s Guide to Medical Care in Mexico. She has appeared on CNN, Good Morning America, CBS This Morning and the BBC. Her book is available in print, ebook and pdf formats at http://bit.ly/MedicalCareinMexico.
Pharmacist taking stock of medicine

Pharmacies and Medicines in Mexico

Pharmacies and medicines in Mexico have a very long history in this country. When the Spaniards arrived in Mexico in 1521 there was already...
Casa Anastasia Care Home, Riberas del Pilar, Mexico

Assisted and Independent Living and Nursing Care in Mexico

Those of you from the U.S. and other countries who are considering Mexico for retirement will find it reassuring to know there is a...

The Cost of Medical Care in Mexico

One of the many benefits of living in Mexico as an expat is the generally excellent level of medical care and the comparatively low...
Healthcare in Mexico at CMQ Hospital in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

How Healthcare in Mexico Ranks in the World  

Jump on the Internet and you will find numerous websites that tell you where you can live or retire around the world, at a...
Healthcare in Mexico at San Javier Hospital in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

A Lifetime of Healthcare in Mexico

Moving to Mexico has become both a dream and a reality for many Americans, Canadians and people from other countries; and not all are...
Surgeon in mask healthcare in Mexico

Healthcare in Mexico Is Much Better Than You Might Expect

We are so profoundly influenced by our perceptions, assumptions and biases that we may not even realize how we are being influenced. That goes...
Stethoscope and medical prescription

Private Hospitals in Mexico Keep Prices Lower

My first experiences with hospital care in Mexico were in the public sector (IMSS), so the first time I visited a private hospital, I...
Healthcare in Mexico at San Javier Hospital in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico

Good Healthcare in Mexico Is About Communication

In survey after survey, Mexico’s healthcare system is ranked as one of the best in the world on a number of important rankings that...
Doctor looking at x-ray scans

The Future of the Seguro Popular Program for Expats

I’ve been getting questions lately about the future of the Seguro Popular program for expats and want to provide all of you who are...
Pharmacist at work

Understanding How Pharmacies Work in Mexico

Understanding how pharmacies work in Mexico is important information for expats as well as travelers to this country. There are a lot of pharmacies...