Americans and Canadians are reluctant to visit "Molar City" and other Mexican destinations due to confusion about COVID-19 travel restrictions.
A tiny border town is home to hundreds of dentists and is a major destination for Americans seeking big savings on dental care.
In a continent that bears 25 percent of the world's disease burden but has only 3 percent of its healthcare workers, the
The Westin Hotel, part of Starwood, has long offered the Heavenly Bed (promoted to improve a restful night's sleep). The
Affordable healthcare isn't a myth. In fact, if you look beyond U.S. borders you'll find healthcare systems in other countries that are equally as good -- if not better -- than what you get at home. And you won't have to remortgage your house to stay healthy.
Welcome to the most heavily militarized border in the world.
"I was reminded of the many levels of dislocation involved whenever an individual decided not to let her ability to imagine a healthier self be constrained by the boundaries of her home nation."
Journalist Sasha Issenberg discusses the wild world of medical tourism.
People usually get the disease from inhaling barnyard dust.
Some of the criticisms of medical tourism include that there are fewer regulations in the industry; bringing malpractice litigation can be difficult; you typically have a lack of adequate follow-up care; and the culture shock and jet lag can sometimes be too much for patients.