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Patients take flight as medical tourism booms

Medical tourism has grown into a healthy travel sector as people shop beyond their borders for everything from dental work to plastic surgery, say experts at Berlin's ITB travel fair.

Mar 11, 2017
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Allergan buys fat-freezing company for $2.5 bn

Drug giant Allergan announced Monday the $2.5 billion acquisition of Zeltiq Aesthetics, makers of a fast-growing technology to eliminate body fat through "CoolSculpting," which essentially freezes unwanted fat away.

Feb 13, 2017
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Plastic surgery

Plastic surgery is a medical specialty concerned with the correction or restoration of form and function. While famous for aesthetic surgery, plastic surgery also includes two main fields: plastic and reconstructive surgery. The word "plastic" derives from the Greek plastikos meaning to mold or to shape; its use here is not connected with the synthetic polymer material known as plastic.

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