FINLAND — Finland is one of the best places to get medical care in Europe.
Its medical care is second only to Denmark in the EU.
But there are some serious drawbacks to the care.
The country has a high rate of chronic illnesses, including diabetes, obesity and cardiovascular disease, and its hospitals are overcrowded.
In fact, only 8% of Finnish residents are in private hospitals, and the rest are hospitalized in nursing homes, according to a recent study.
Finlanders are also at a higher risk for a variety of health problems, including lung cancer and colon cancer.
If you want to get better medical care from Finland, there are a number of options, but the biggest challenge is the cost.
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