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Medical tourism: Deal-seekers flock to Mexico for health care
San Francisco Chronicle

What did you bring back from your last trip to Mexico? A blanket from Oaxaca? Criollo chocolate from Chiapas? Leather boots from Valladolid? A growing number of U.S. visitors are coming home with a new hip, a repaired hernia, capped teeth, a lap band or a rejuvenated face.

Henry Parecki might best be described as a peripatetic entrepreneur. After opening his first deli in San Francisco, his hometown, he started businesses in Marin — Henry’s Burger Shop is still in business in Novato — before moving to Portland, Ore.