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Adjusting to the local water

Pretty much whenever you move, the water will taste different. Maybe it'll be harder, maybe softer, maybe it'll have been purified with a different process or different chemicals. Chances are, you may ...
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Overstaying in Norway?

My case is my visa will expire on Dec 23 2015. I got pregnant and my due date is january 9 2016. I am already 34 weeks in my pregnancy. Can I still travel by plane for 20 hours to get home to my home ...
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Can a German visa be denied due to abdominal tuberculosis, even though it is not contagious?

Can the German Authorities refuse to renew a Student Visa due to Abdominal Tuberculosis? How should one go about the whole process in case of this Illness!
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How does the Swedish healthcare system work for non-EU citizens?

I'll live in Sweden for two years, doing my master's degree. According to this, it seems like I'll be entitled to all the Swedish healthcare system and pay Swedish patient fees. How does this ...
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Health insurance questioning my finances again

I moved to Munich in November and after months of trying I eventually managed to get a state policy with Mobil Oil. I saw a doctor and was referred to hospital for an operation. Before I arrived home ...
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If Americans wear shoes indoors, what happens when there are babies?

Shoes indoors - is this common? So adding to the question linked above, what happens when Americans have children -- Do they prepare a separate shoes-free room where the baby can freely crawl ...
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Moving to France, American resident (Finnish Citizen who has never lived there)

I know I can technically move to France, but since I have not been living in the EU- is there anything I need to be aware of? For example, how to register as a resident, how to obtain public health ...
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Can Canada-UK dual citizen get EHIC?

My daughter is a Canadian citizen/resident who also has a UK/EU passport. She's going to study in France for 4 months next January. Can she obtain a European Health Insurance Card and if so, how would ...
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As a US citizen can I go to the US and sign up for obamacare for a short period of time?

I did research and I don't see why this wouldn't work. I would like to preface this with the fact that I do have insurance, in fact great insurance that covers the entire world except the USA, and I ...
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Health checkup (Gesundheits-Check-up) in Germany before 35 years old?

It seems that in Germany, under public insurance, you're entitled to a full body health checkup every 2 years once you reach the age of 35 (https://www.krankenkassen.de/gesetzliche-krankenkassen/...
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Health insurance for Germans living in another EU country temporarily

My partner is a German citizen working in Germany. She will quit her job and come to join me in France soon, initially for a period of a few months (but she may stay longer depending on how things ...
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Accessing prescription medications as an American visa holder

I will shortly be entering the United States on a K-1 visa. I understand that my travel insurance will cover me for health until my adjustment of status at which time I will need to apply for ...
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Are there any required medical examinations to travel to France?

I'm going to France to spend 1 year studying at an university. Do I have to take any medical examination to take a visa for that?
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How can I do tuberculosis test for UK visa if I live in country where TB test is not required

I am from a country where TB test is required for UK Tier 2 General Visa. I currently live in a country where TB test is not required, and I didnt find any information of where I can do that test at ...
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German Students' Health insurance policy, when studying for a year abroad?

I have been studying in Germany since 2009. In Germany, in order to continue being enrolled at a university as international student, you have to have a health insurance which costs you around 80 ...
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Health Insurance for ex-pats

Am I covered by G.H.I. Blue Cross/Blue Shield if I move to Italy under an elective residency visa?
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Australian PTSD dependant on UK based partner - can I return?

I am an Australian who finished their Youth Mobility Visa in July 2016. I was diagnosed with PTSD 5 years ago. My partner is still in the UK proceeding with residency application - he has the right ...
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Selecting a health plan in Texas

It's possible that I may move to Texas next year. Ignoring any potential legislation changes, I'd like to understand what my options are going to be, health-care-wise. I will likely earn a respectable ...
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I'm travelling to the UK to study and I must continue a vaccine treatment, how do I do it?

I get a vaccine shot every month, and I get to store the doses in my fridge. However now at the end of September I am travelling to the UK to study there. I am from Spain and I was told by my doctor ...
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Migration to any European country from Sri-Lanka with a medical condition

One of my friends applied to New Zealand migration a few years back and during the medical exam discovered that there was a kidney failure problem, so the application was rejected. Now it's been ...
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Where to find every-day healthy food near Heathrow Airport?

My friend is long-term traveling to Hounslow, UK, and will be working in Heathrow Airport. However, he got sick recently, and has lost a lot of weight. He is still recovering. He was told that there ...
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Medicare Plan B penalty for late enrolment

I have dual citizenship for the UK and US and have full insurance coverage with the NHS in the UK and also have Medicare plan A. I have pensions in both countries. I will be moving back to the US ...