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Medical Tourism

Anthonia Akitunde

Medical Tourism: What To Keep In Mind | Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 06.06.2012 | Fifty

With the cost of health care continuing to soar, more older Americans are exploring medical tourism -- that is, going abroad for medical treatment. ...

Anthonia Akitunde

Why More Older Americans Are Going Abroad For Medical Treatment | Anthonia Akitunde | Posted 06.06.2012 | Fifty

Fred Schuler is the type of guy you’d want to have a pitcher with within two minutes of speaking to him. He’s affable and funny –- he laughs eas...

The Real Cost of Delaying Your Health Care

Josef Woodman | Posted 04.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Josef Woodman

The cure for procrastination is action. Patients seeking care closer to home need only call their local doctor or clinic to stop postponing and start acting to promote their health and well-being.

Medical Makeovers For Tourists In India

Posted 01.23.2012 | Travel

India is becoming a hot stop for medical tourists. That's especially the case for those seeking cosmetic surgeries like "mommy makeovers," according t...

How A Medical Tourism Company Is Speeding Up Surrogate Baby Production | Posted 01.11.2012 | Parents

The booming business in international surrogacy, whereby Westerners have begun hiring poor women in developing countries to carry their babies, has be...

Paying for Your Trip as an Incidental Health Traveler

Josef Woodman | Posted 02.15.2012 | Business
Josef Woodman

With more than 400 American-accredited hospitals and clinics now offering Western-style medical treatment in 47 countries around the world, it's a bit of a no-brainer to check out your medical tourism options.

How To Climb Out Of The Thorny Thicket Of Healthcare

Josef Woodman | Posted 11.29.2011 | Fifty
Josef Woodman

The steep and seemingly endless rise of U.S. healthcare costs, particularly for post-50 Americans, remains a thorny and prevailing topic regardless your political persuasions.

Plastic Surgery Tourism: Buyer Be Aware

Michael Yaremchuk, M.D. | Posted 09.20.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Yaremchuk, M.D.

Medical tourism is an established element of the international medical landscape. But buyer be aware: Plastic surgery tourism is a reflection of both the best and worst of our global society.

Dental Tourism: How Far Would You Go For A Crown?

Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S. | Posted 08.04.2011 | Healthy Living
Thomas P. Connelly, D.D.S.

Maybe you've seen some ads or websites that state something like: Hey, how about a Mexican vacation, complete with sun, surf and tequila? And while you're here, why not get a dental implant or cheap crown?

Fatima, 4-Year-Old Deaf Iraqi Girl, Given The Ability To Hear In India (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Though her parents had initially lost all hope, a deaf Iraqi girl has been granted the ability to hear thanks to a team of tireless Indian doctors, th...

Costa Rica No Longer A Stem Cell Tourism Destination

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Alex Leff SAN JOSE, Costa Rica -- Doctors and patients claim it's a miracle cure, and one not yet available in the United States. They say it can...

Capitalist Free Markets Can Successfully Provide Healthcare - If the Playing Field is Leveled

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howard Steven Friedman

When I caught up with Phil a few days later I abruptly greeted him saying, "Let's chat about situations where health care services can be optimized by...

Former Minnesota Businesswoman Of The Year Now Collecting Food Stamps

Huffington Post | Julian Hattem | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

As part of its Bearing Witness 2.0 project, the Huffington Post is rounding up compelling local stories about the victims of the recession. In 2006,...

India: Medical Tourism Draws Attention Away From Disastrous Conditions At Most Hospitals

Global Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Jason Overdorf NEW DELHI, India -- Seema sits cross-legged on a filthy sheet of cardboard next to a crumbling concrete planter in the central squa...