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Rising popularity of medical tourism reveals deterioration of U.S. healthcare system - by: Mike Adams,Natural News


Defenders of organized medicine are fond of saying that the United States has the best healthcare in the world, but I challenge that. I don't think we have the best healthcare in the world, I think we...

EUROPE: Medical tourism keeps hospital budgets healthy - by: Hugh Williamson,Financial Times


Heinz Zurbrügg is a doctor with a difference. Besides being a surgeon with 3,500 open-heart operations to his credit, the 48-year old Swiss medic is an ambitious businessman.  "Medical provision in ...

TRAVELING FOR TREATMENT - by: FRED DE SAM LAZARO,PBS


One of Thailand's most profitable tourist attractions is in the heart of the capital's business district. It's a hospital, though it doesn't look like one. ...

This UK patient avoided the NHS list and flew to India for a heart bypass. Is health tourism the future? - by: Randeep Ramesh,Guardian


Three months ago George Marshall fretted about the choice offered by his doctor in Britain. Diagnosed with coronary heart disease, the violin repairer from Bradford was told he could either wait up to...

Surgeries, Side Trips for 'Medical Tourists' - by: John Lancaster,Washington Post Foreign Service


Affordable Care at India's Private Hospitals Draws Growing Number of Foreigners. Three months ago, Howard Staab learned that he suffered from a life-threatening heart condition and would have to under...

BODY TALK: NIP AND TUCK: THE TRUTH - by: Helen Foster,Mirror


Many celebs have given their beauty a boost. If you're considering cosmetic surgery too, here are the answers to all your burning questions. STARS as diverse as Dannii Minogue, Patsy Kensit and Anne R...

Cosmetic surgery holidays warning - by: ,BBC News


The British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons say increasing numbers are choosing to travel to East Europe or Africa for cheap treatments. Procedures can often be hundreds of pounds cheaper th...

Medical tourism: Need surgery, will travel - by: ,CBC News


What's called medical tourism – patients going to a different country for either urgent or elective medical procedures – is fast becoming a worldwide, multibillion-dollar industry. The reasons pat...

India eyeing share in medical tourism pie - by: M. Somasekhar,The HINDU


A NICE blend of top-class medical expertise at attractive prices is helping a growing number of Indian corporate hospitals lure foreign patients, including from developed nations such as the UK and th...

Over The Sea, Then Under The Knife - by: Frederik Balfour and Manjeet Kripalani,Businessweek


Patients worldwide are heading to hospitals in Asia for affordable, high-quality surgery Shaun Reese's bad knee had been nagging him for months. He had torn a ligament a couple of years earlier that ...

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