Tag: medical tourism

More Retiring in Other Countries

More people are retiring overseas according to Wharton School of Business. Older people place a higher value on the present moment. Retiring abroad allows one to enjoy the present moment with more ease than retiring in the U.S. and can lead to greater happiness. Beckoned by foreign countries with mild...

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Fewer Consumers Seeking Health Care

According to a Deloitte Center for Health Solutions, one in five Americans did not seek medical care for a recent illness or injury, with four out of 10 citing cost as the primary factor. Fewer consumers visited a physician or healthcare professional in the past year; 79% of respondents sought...

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Think Hospital Care is Local? Think Again.

Read this interesting story at CNN about a woman who wanted to have her baby delivered vaginally after having a previous child by C-section. Her hospital refused. So she moved. And delivered (safely and vaginally) at another hospital. I am not going to debate the medicine and science behind VBAC’s...

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