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Hip pain? Fly to Spain!

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Hits: 5745 | Favorites: 2 | Emailed: 2 | Rating: 3.1 | Category: Lifestyle | Date: 01/17/2014
 
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Linkenberger
Male, 18-29, Canada
 1166 Posts
Sunday, January 19, 2014 4:22:54 AM
I hate watching these videos because they're like, "This is the problem and you should do something about it", and I sit here thinking, "I live in Canada; this is your problem and you should do something about it."

Enjin
Male, 30-39, Asia
 790 Posts
Saturday, January 18, 2014 7:06:45 PM
But would you really call it living if you were stuck in Spain for two years trying to survive off $26,000? Great if you speak Spanish and love ghettos I guess.

5Cats
Male, 50-59, Canada
 26337 Posts
Saturday, January 18, 2014 7:03:37 PM
@Kcorb: I'm not suggesting anything like that!

"Public Healthcare" As envisioned by Tommy Douglas is a GREAT idea!
Too bad it doesn`t exist in Canada...

Your link is `pre-ObamaCare`. Just fyi...

And it`s a lot more than you think! Since it`s largely "unreported" the official statistics don`t accurately reflect the large number of Canadians `going south` for tests or treatments. But it`s a significant %.

There are several US cities & towns with medical centers that do HALF their business with Canadians! I know of several in North Dakota alone!

A few years back? Manitoba had 5 MRI machines, total.
Grand Forks ND had 4... just saying...

Wait time (currently) for MRI in MB is a few weeks.
In ND? A few hours...

Kcorb
Male, 30-39, Canada
 54 Posts
Saturday, January 18, 2014 8:14:23 AM
5Cats, I'm pretty certain that the number of times Canadians travel outside of Canada is a tiny fraction when compared to the millions of medical procedures completed in country.

Not saying it doesn`t happen and not saying our system is perfect.

Link

IRockYeah
Male, 40-49, Europe
 2602 Posts
Saturday, January 18, 2014 6:39:56 AM
Yeah, do that in Spain. We already have a huge problem with "health tourists" stealing our NHS treatments.

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