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Disc Hernia Surgery, Orthopedic Knee Surgery medical news in Costa Rica

This February, a 26-year-old Californian woman and her mother boarded a Continental flight for Costa Rica. When they arrived at the Sán Jose International Airport, a driver in a white van picke...

Traveling for medical treatment dates back to the ancient Greeks, who believed that Asklepios, the god of healing, smiled upon people who went to Epidauria, the Lourdes of the Saronic Gulf. Health-car...

PHOENIX — Bob Light's prosthetic hip was eight years overdue for a replacement last summer. He couldn't work, was in constant pain and needed a cane to walk. So the 55-year-old Cottonwood resi...

Health tourism is growing around the world due to the high costs of private medical services in industrialised countries, which have prompted many to look to developing countries in search of good qua...

Medical Tourism is fast changing the face of healthcare industry; 40 Billion dollar industry by year 2010 in USA alone is certainly one of the fastest growing industries in healthcare business. ...

Hospitals in exotic locales are advertising packages for patients needing surgery that include personal medical attention in luxury rooms, airfare, and the chance to enjoy a vacation after recovery.....

Medical treatment is not only less expen sive here than in the U.S., but it is often less expensive than the deductible insured patients would pay for the same treatment at home. ...

In September, Hungarian dentists toured Britain, offering checkups and estimates from an inflatable PVC tent. Hungary is one of a number of former Eastern-bloc nations hoping to attract travellers for...

Insured Americans are starting to see some unusual options in their health-provider networks: doctors and hospitals in Singapore, Costa Rica and other foreign destinations....

For years, U.S. employers have been looking for ways to save money on healthcare costs by having their employees' high-ticket procedures done far more cheaply offshore. Those who have attempted this, ...

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