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Traveling Abroad for Medical Care

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More and more Americans are crossing international borders in search of health care. It's a practice called medical tourism, and in 2012 alone, it's estimated 1.6 million Americans are expected to travel for procedures.
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Case Study: Bariatric Surgery

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“There was hardly a night when Sonia didn’t awaken from the same bad dream. Her weight was out of control and she was growing to human-mountain proportions. Regretfully, her anxieties didn’t reduce that much when she was awake. Sonia was a woman with a problem. Her doctors warned her that she was “morbidly obese,” a term that meant she could die at any time from a number of maladies that were more likely for overweight individuals.”

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Fewer Heart Attacks Seen After Weight-loss Surgery

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NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - In a new study of obese Swedes, those who had weight-loss surgery were less likely to go on to suffer a heart attack or stroke, or die from one, compared to people who were...
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