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Mexico’s Seguro Popular–Back for more–Round 3

The next Sunday, my husband had his rescheduled appointment at 11:40. Again, it was an all-day event for a 10 minute consultation. The doctor, not the doctor who operated on him mind you, said it was just a small hernia … Continue reading

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Mexico’s Seguro Popular–Back for more–Round 2

The following Sunday, we were back at the Regional Hospital for my husband’s doctor’s appointment. We arrived at the crack of dawn to get a ficha (number) and wait in the Archivos waiting room until the doctor arrived. Well, my … Continue reading

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Mexico’s Seguro Popular–Back for more–Round 1

Six months after my last doctor’s appointment, it was time for another blood workup for hypothyroidism. That’s what I was scheduled for, that’s what I did, even though I had been out of medication for nearly a month and felt … Continue reading

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The Challenges of Living in Poverty in Mexico

After my Herbal Material Medica and Permacultural courses were finished, I signed up to audit the MIT sponsored online course entitled The Challenges of Global Poverty. ┬áThe text for the course was entitled Poor Economics by Abhijit V. Banerjee and … Continue reading

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