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Medical Tourism:

Medical tourism examined

We check out a new website that will help people considering surgery outside of Canada assess the risks and potential benefits of medical tourism.

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Sisters joined at the hip

Two sisters living in Sooke. Both have bad hips and they find different solutions. We go on their journey into the operating theatre and back in a feature documentary.

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Medical Tourism: White sand and whiter teeth

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Mexico's become a popular destination for people seeking major dental procedures at a fraction of the cost in Canada.

On the Island's Deborah Wilson goes south to check out the advantages, and the risks of low-priced dental care in Mexico.

The SFU Medical Tourism Research Group has published guidelines for potential medical tourists:

(This report was supported by a journalism award from the Canadian Institutes for Health Research.)

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