When Michelle Fenner signed up to run this year’s Los Angeles Marathon, it got her thinking: Tijuana, Mexico, is only a 2½-hour drive from L.A. Why not take a trip across the border and buy some insulin for her son? “It’s so easy to just go across the border,” mused Fenner. This idea had been…
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The school is St. George’s University School of Medicine in Granada. Interesting article.
Tuition and fees at St. George’s come to $246,400 for four years.
The cost of attending this school is what caught my eye. It makes Oklahoma look like a bargain.
During the past three decades there has been a dramatic, 130-fold increase in knee replacement surgeries, particularly among individuals in their 50s, a Finnish study found.
After reading about the dramatic increase in the number of knee replacements I did a Google search for “average cost knee replacement” without the quotation marks in the search string. At the top of page one was the second link above.
I don’t make this stuff up.
The video is less than four minutes long and gives you a sense of the current state of medical tourism.
I was doing some morality research on Lap Band surgery and stumbled across this website. Due to the proximity of Mexico, surgical procedures have to be cheaper than India or Thailand.
Maybe we should start asking application questions like:
“Within the past five years have you had, or are you considering having, any form of surgery outside of the United States?”