Guide to Surgery in Latin America

the Hidden Gem series

Life in the fast lane: my most recent assignment

or a glimpse inside the workings of a large trauma center

January 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Obamacare, American medicine, medical tourism and what it means for me

and to the many people out there in situations similar to mine.

December 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ebola and medical tourism

What is the potential effect of the Ebola outbreak on medical tourism? Also – another cautionary tale of regarding plastic surgery overseas as a 24 patient dies.

October 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Story updates: Be care my friends, and Mexicali

Updates on several of our previous stories – including surrogacy scandal of couples defrauded by Planet Hospital, Mexicali and Dr. Israel Quintana, my Mexicali dentist.

October 13, 2014 · 3 Comments

The second time is the charm!

Giving Clinica Medellin a second chance.

September 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Crazy days!

Busy week in Medellin

August 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Street of Dreams – Calle 49

Looking for fabric in Colombia’s textile capitol?

July 28, 2014 · 1 Comment

Under Une Canal

Introducing the gentleman videographers of Une Canal.

July 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Colombia Moda and

  Colombia Moda is over, and I am exhausted.. ┬áSorting through several thousands of photos while writing articles about fashion collections has to be done in as timely a manner … Continue reading

July 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Colombia Moda, Fashion and wearable art

Who would ever wear that? A look at the world of fashion.

July 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Crochet, crafts and traditional arts in Colombia

and the Aguardiente Girls!

July 20, 2014 · 1 Comment

Calling all fashionistas!

What’s a girl to do while in Medellin for fashion and textile week (Colombia Moda 2014)? Why, shopping, of course, as part of my research into fashion, clothing and textiles in Medellin, Colombia. Also a survey for my fashionista friends..

July 15, 2014 · 3 Comments

It’s not vanity and it’s not easy: NHS agrees

Addressing stigma surrounding bariatric surgery as a vanity procedure and surgical treatment of diabetes as the NHS takes the lead.

July 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Eckland Effect

We’re back and off to a racing start as we talk about Medical Tourism, VIP medicine and elitism in health care. Sometimes you don’t get what you pay for.

July 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

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