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How Telemedicine Compares to In-Person Treatment & Doctors

Both telemedicine and in-person medical care have much to offer and can provide many different tools and levels of support to patients. Telemedicine won’t fully replace in-person visits. Telemedicine is a growing field of health care that brings digital technology into diagnostics, support, disease management, preventative measures, education, and follow-up care. With telemedicine, you can …

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Immigrants Guide to Navigating American Health Care

In many countries, health care coverage isn’t a luxury. It’s a right. In Mexico, for example, Seguro Popular offers even impoverished citizens access to preventive care, including vaccines and health care screenings. You also have coverage for catastrophic illness. The United States is a little different. We don’t offer universal coverage to all citizens in …

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Weight Loss Procedures Abroad and in America: Costs and Options

Weight loss procedures essentially come in two forms: surgical and nonsurgical. Before choosing to undergo any such procedure, be sure to understand the risks and alternative options, such as dieting and exercise. (Learn More) Surgical weight loss procedures are riskier, and some are irreversible, but they also have much bigger results than nonsurgical weight loss …

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Preventive Health Care

What if it was possible to prevent diseases, and all it took was a visit to the doctor’s office? It sounds like an advertising slogan, but it’s actually true. Preventive care helps your doctor spot disease early. If something is found, it’s easier to treat. (Learn more) The guidelines you’ll follow vary by age. In …

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