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Medical tourism (also called medical travel, health tourism or global healthcare) is a term initially coined by travel agencies and the mass media to describe the rapidly-growing practice of travelling across international borders to obtain health care.
Flu pandemic could cost U.S. $683 billion

Flu pandemic could cost U.S. $683 billion

Exchange of E. coli between humans and chimps in Uganda

Exchange of E. coli between humans and chimps in Uganda

Poverty, gender inequality contributing to spread of HIV in Caribbean

Poverty, gender inequality contributing to spread of HIV in Caribbean

Outdated physical education syllabus is failing school children

Outdated physical education syllabus is failing school children

Zanzibar adopts first HIV/AIDS policy, rejects conservative Muslim recommendations

Zanzibar adopts first HIV/AIDS policy, rejects conservative Muslim recommendations

Mad dogs and Englishmen should stay out of the midday sun!

Mad dogs and Englishmen should stay out of the midday sun!

Breakdown of disease caused by UV radiation

Breakdown of disease caused by UV radiation

New guidelines for healthy swimming

New guidelines for healthy swimming

Bahamas malaria outbreak causes concern

Bahamas malaria outbreak causes concern

Mosquito virus kills 78 in a month - Indian ocean fears epidemic

Mosquito virus kills 78 in a month - Indian ocean fears epidemic

Avian influenza could have disastrous effects on countries' economies, infrastructures, populations, public health and stability

Avian influenza could have disastrous effects on countries' economies, infrastructures, populations, public health and stability

More deaths in Turkey and Indonesia from bird flu

More deaths in Turkey and Indonesia from bird flu

Bird flu in Asia - tourists not bothered!

Bird flu in Asia - tourists not bothered!

More men pay for sex in the UK

More men pay for sex in the UK

Reproductive tourism is on the increase in Europe

Reproductive tourism is on the increase in Europe

Humans and wildlife in Britain threatened by diseases from imported animals

Humans and wildlife in Britain threatened by diseases from imported animals

Rejected asylum seekers and illegal immigrants should get HIV treatment free on the National Health Service

Rejected asylum seekers and illegal immigrants should get HIV treatment free on the National Health Service

Eating seafood containing toxic substances can have serious neurological as well as gastrointestinal effects

Eating seafood containing toxic substances can have serious neurological as well as gastrointestinal effects

Sexual behaviour study of Nepalese trekking guides

Sexual behaviour study of Nepalese trekking guides

New recommendations which will help pre-empt drinking water contamination

New recommendations which will help pre-empt drinking water contamination