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TIL Residents of the US, particularly those living near the Mexican border, now routinely cross the border into Mexico for medical care. Mexican dentists often charge 20 to 25 percent of U.S. prices, while other procedures typically cost a third what they would cost in the US

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TIL Residents of the US, particularly those living near the Mexican border, now routinely cross the border into Mexico for medical care. Mexican dentists often charge 20 to 25 percent of U.S. prices, while other procedures typically cost a third

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TIL it is illegal in many countries to perform surgical procedures on an octopus without anesthesia due to their intelligence

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TIL it is illegal in many countries to perform surgical procedures on an octopus without anesthesia due to their intelligence submitted by HiddenMarkovModel [link] [1542 comments] Source: top scoring links : todayilearned

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YSK there’s a national nonprofit website that can tell you in advance what’s a fair cost for medical procedures

YSK there’s a national nonprofit website that can tell you in advance what’s a fair cost for medical procedures FAIRHealth Consumer Cost Lookup can tell you, based on your zip code and the medical procedure codes, what a medical or

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YSK Medical costs are ridiculous, but procedures can be way cheaper down the street

YSK Medical costs are ridiculous, but procedures can be way cheaper down the street This data provides hospital-specific charges for more than 3000 US hospitals that receive Medicare payments for inpatient procedures. It includes the top 100 most frequently billed

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TIL: that an entire operation theatre from the 1700’s was discovered in the roof of a London church in the 1950’s. The entrance had been walled up and the room undisturbed. The operating table has cuts in it left from amputations and other procedures.

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TIL: that an entire operation theatre from the 1700’s was discovered in the roof of a London church in the 1950’s. The entrance had been walled up and the room undisturbed. The operating table has cuts in it left from

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