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Medical Travel a Hot Topic at AARP Conference

Medical Travel a Hot Topic at AARP Conference | Medical Tourism News | Scoop.it
As the Baby Boomers are reaching retirement age, medical travel is becoming a popular option to control the growing cost of heath care. This topic did not go unnoticed at the the AARP Life at 50+ c...
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Top 5 Medical Tourism Destinations

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“The modern concept of medical tourism - traveling to foreign countries for lower cost of care. Medical tourism destinations have emerged all over the globe, from Thailand to South Africa, and even European countries such as Hungary. The industry anticipates a great deal of growth in the coming years, from a 2004 estimate of $40 billion to $100 billion by 2012, according to statistics produced by McKinsey & Company and the Confederation of India.”

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Medical tourism: A faraway health fix

Medical tourism: A faraway health fix | Medical Tourism News | Scoop.it
When Stan Long's doctor told him he needed prostate surgery, the unpleasant procedure bothered him less than the part of the price tag he'd be on the hook for: $15,000 for the hospital stay his Medicare plan didn't cover.
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Breast Slapping: Ancient Body Wisdom or New Scam?

Breast Slapping: Ancient Body Wisdom or New Scam? | Medical Tourism News | Scoop.it

Ladies: Come to Thailand and Get Your Breasts Slapped? “The secret is out now that the world has caught wind of Bangkok's only government-approved "body-slapping" beauty shop.” [Editors comment: Might be worth trying before resorting to surgery.]

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Cancun Positions Itself as a Medical Tourism Destination

Cancun Positions Itself as a Medical Tourism Destination | Medical Tourism News | Scoop.it
Travelers have long made their way to Cancún and the Riviera Maya for a little rest and relaxation, recuperating both body and soul from the stress of daily grind. With Mexico's increasing popularity as a medical tourism ...
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Medical Tourism Will Force Health Care Change

Medical Tourism Will Force Health Care Change | Medical Tourism News | Scoop.it
I had a big “ah ha!” recently.  It came after reviewing my notes and reflecting on what I heard and learned at the World Medical Tourism & Global...
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Colonoscopy in Costa Rica: Fox 2 Weather Man Turns Medical Tourist to Save Thousands

Colonoscopy in Costa Rica: Fox 2 Weather Man Turns Medical Tourist to Save Thousands | Medical Tourism News | Scoop.it
Fox 2 meteorologist Chris Edwards recently traveled to Costa Rica for fun in the sun, tree gliding and... a colonoscopy.
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Surrogacy in Georgia

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“For couples having problems with conceiving children and looking for modern infertility treatments at reasonable costs, surrogacy in Georgia, Europe is a great option. Cost of surrogacy in Georgia is a pittance as compared to that in the USA and other developed European countries.”

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Medical Tourism Wins Fans | Reuters Money

Medical Tourism Wins Fans | Reuters Money | Medical Tourism News | Scoop.it
First-class facilities, private nurses, good food. Medical tourism has become a $40 billion business, winning over Americans who say they're saving money and getting top-notch treatment abroad.
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