South of the Border

If you are considering medical tourism, this news may pique your interest. We’re not advocating traveling out of the country for weight loss surgery. It has its pros and cons, to be sure.

But we take note of what is going on in the industry, and this discount package from the Hospital Angeles in Tijuana, Mexico is priced to get your attention.

With “all-inclusive” lap band surgery going for $5,000, this hospital just over the border serves a lot of patients in the U.S.