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50+ Times American Healthcare System Shocked The Rest Of The World

In military might and defence spending the U.S. is undisputedly number one. But in other areas, more important aspects of human wellbeing such as education, life expectancy, happiness, ...

Trump’s New Obamacare Killer to Cost Uncle Sam $194 Billion

President Donald Trump is halting some Obamacare subsidies. A big money saver for taxpayers, right? Wrong. The move could actually force the government to dole out almost $200 billion ...

You Lied Your Way Into A Job As A Surgeon! Can You Avoid Killing Anyone Long Enough To Collect Your First Paycheck?

This feature requires JavaScript to function. Sounds sweet. You have already gone through the arduous process of becoming a surgeon. After calling the hospital ...

The doctor will not see you now: How Singapore is pioneering telemedicine

(CNN)Stroke patients in Singapore are using iPads for remote rehabilitation — removing the need to visit their clinic. The new treatment is part of a tele-rehabilitation program ...

To Fight Zika Beyond Florida We Need Better Sex Ed

In light of the recent news that Zika virus could stay in semen for more than six months twice as long as scientists previously though the virus could be detected it’s time for ...

Major Health Insurer Drops Obamacare In Most Markets

Aetna Inc, the No. 3 U.S. health insurer, on Monday said that due to persistent financial losses on Obamacare plans, it will sell individual insurance on the government-run online marketplaces ...

NHS budget control ‘will require staff cuts’ – BBC News

The NHS leadership is set to unveil plans to get hospitals and other trusts to stick to agreed spending limits. In the last financial year, trusts ran up a collective deficit of ...

Fungal infection ‘threat’ to human health – BBC News

Aspergillus – which affects the lungs Cryptococcus – which mainly attacks the brain Candida – which infects mucosal membranes including in the mouth and genitals Prof ...

Innocent women tortured in Mexico to boost arrest figures, report says

Research finds women were illegally arrested and raped to justify war on drugs and only a handful of perpetrators in law enforcement have been prosecuted Tailyn Wang was two months ...

Pregnant women with epilepsy ‘need specialist care’ – BBC News

Early advice But there are risks to the health of unborn babies from taking some anti-epileptic drugs during pregnancy, particularly sodium valproate. Some women stop taking their ...

Sickle cell disease: Nurses need better training, says health union – BBC News

The disease can cause episodes of severe pain known as “crises”, which will kill if not treated correctly. Despite a higher profile, there are about 5,000 fewer UK patients ...
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