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Healthcare is one of the most important, and yet disparate elements of societies around the world.

As travelers we often need access to healthcare on the road, and end up coming away with new perspectives on healthcare via our experiences of how healthcare systems work in other states or countries.

These ground level experiences and perspectives help inform our ongoing conversation on how healthcare can be improved around the world.

Healthcare Articles

Watch: the mental health stigma for women of color

by Amanda Machado

This is what it’s like to be a traveler with an eating disorder

by No - Yolo

This experimental Zika vaccine is starting to be tested on humans.

by Cathy Brown

What Americans could learn from Traditional Chinese Medicine

by Whitney Shindelar

Yes, there will be cases of Zika in the US this summer. Here’s what you need to know.

by Matt Hershberger

Don’t let the cancer be you

by Mary Sojourner

Here’s why one woman from Mississippi is walking 1000 miles to Capitol Hill bare chested

by Cathy Brown

As more abortion clinics close in the US, here’s what women wanting to abort are doing

by Cathy Brown

There’s only one country in the world that offers the same health care to illegal migrant workers as they do nationals

by Cathy Brown

Here’s what happens when women are punished for having abortions

by Maria Murriel and Joyce Hackel

Why are Thailand’s monks so fat they need to wear special girdles?

by Allison Jackson

Everyone is talking about Zika. But here’s what you need to know about Lassa Fever virus

by Cathy Brown

This Republican never supported President Obama — until Obamacare saved his life

by Amanda Machado

How travel helped me deal with mental health issues

by Sian Ferguson

Would you actually use this new condom made from this material?

by Cathy Brown

Most Americans aren’t pro-choice or pro-life, but something in between. If that’s you, watch this video.

by Amanda Machado

If you think vaping is a safe alternative to cigarettes, read this

by Katie Scott Aiton

Why the US has the most expensive (and least effective) healthcare system in the world

by Joanna Kalafatis
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