Medical Tourism

Healthline examines the pros and cons of the increasingly common practice of medical tourism.

about the show

The award winning Healthline series gives viewers a daily dose of what they need to take control of their health care concerns. Hosted by Kevin J. Soden, M.D., author of The Art of Medicine: What Every Doctor and Patient Should Know, Healthline offers viewers a first-hand look at the illnesses and concerns we all face as we get older. Patients share their personal health care experiences along with leading medical experts who offer tips for viewers to become better advocates for themselves. Whether it’s chronic, cosmetic, or just confusing, medical issues are tempered with wisdom humility and humor. In a world full of medical questions, Healthline is the answer to what ails you.

 

about the Host

Kevin Soden, M.D.

Emmy award-winning medical journalist Kevin Soden, M.D. spent two decades as an emergency room physician prior to his television career. In addition to his medical degree, Dr. Soden holds a Masters in Public Health from the Medical College of Wisconsin. He has authored two books, including the critically acclaimed The Art of Medicine: What Every Doctor and Patient Should Know,and is soon to publish his third, Women, Stress and Happiness: 10 Steps to Having It All and Saving Your Life. Among his many accolades, Dr. Soden garnered the 2008 Award for Excellence in Medical Reporting by the National Association of Medical Communicators, the second time he has been honored with this distinction. He is also one of the original inductees into the University of Florida's Medical Wall of Fame.

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