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Moving to America – Health

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Whether you are emigrating, taking a short term assignment or joint family in America we have put together the information you will need to make your move a smooth one.

Mental Health

Young Expats Struggling The Most With Mental Health – Is Social Media The Cause?

Research by AXA has revealed that as many as two in five (41%) young expats aged 18-24 are negatively impacted mentally by social media and tech addiction. AXA – Global Healthcare has reviewed the Mind Health Index, looking at how young expats are affected by social media. The research found that those who report a negative…

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How To Handle A Prescription Medication Misdiagnosis

Discovering that you have been misdiagnosed and prescribed the wrong medication can be a distressing and challenging situation. Misdiagnoses are unfortunate but not uncommon in the realm of healthcare, and addressing this issue promptly is crucial to safeguard your health and well-being. In situations like these, consulting with healthcare professionals who can provide accurate and…

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expats at higher risk of substance abuse

What Makes Expats At Higher Risk Of Substance Abuse?

Nowadays, many people choose to go expat for better job prospects. This is not at all surprising since many countries might offer a better quality of living than your home country. But regardless of all the benefits, there are also some downsides. All the changes that come with relocating abroad can cause a lot of…

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International Health Insurance

Which Are The Best International Health Insurance Providers

Identifying which international health insurance provider will give the right options for you and any family is essential when moving abroad.  There are some excellent options from which to choose and many are very affordable, especially when compared to options in the US. But which international health insurance companies are the best fit for you?…

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Accessing Healthcare When You Retire Abroad

Retiring abroad is a major decision and one of the key issues if we are to get the best out of life in retirement wherever we are is access to good quality healthcare.  The accessibility of healthcare should be one of the key factors in the decision on where to retire. There can be a…

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coping with expat depression

7 Tips for Coping With Expat Depression

  It is widespread for expats to lack the proper mental health care coverage abroad. Some locations even lack access to mental health professionals and institutions for everyone, not just expats. And even if you end up in a place where counseling is available, like a school in case you are studying abroad, it’s most likely only going…

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major health issues

Moving To The US? Find Out Its Major Health Issues

If you are moving to the United States, you must be aware of the major health issues in this country. The United States has some of the best healthcare in the world, but many health problems affect its citizens. This article will discuss some of the major health issues in the US and how to…

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Who Is Eligible For Medicare

  This article will summarize who is eligible for Medicare in the U.S. and when. Hopefully, you will learn something new about the Medicare program that could help you out in the long run! The person should have lived for at least nine months before turning 65 years old to be eligible for the full…

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international health insurance

Why Expats Choose International Health Insurance

  Moving abroad can be a stressful process that requires plenty of planning, time and energy. When becoming an expat, you have to take into account innumerable factors for your relocation – and healthcare is an essential one.  Here Cigna Healthcare explain why expats choose international health insurance.       Written exclusively for Expat…

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reduce body heat

5 Natural Ways To Reduce Body Heat

  After a long winter period, the weather starts to heat up in many parts of the world.  As expats around the world prepare for summer and as travel restrictions ease and families plan to enjoy some fun in the sun the heat can be a problem as well as a pleasure.  Here are some…

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