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97 Percent of The Time, Chemotherapy Does Not Work And Continues To Be Used Only For One Reason
Health & Wellness  (tags: chemotherapy, cancer, doctors, pharmaceutical companies )

Lone
- 73 days ago - getholistichealth.com
Doctors and pharmaceutical companies make money from it. ThatâEUR(TM)s the only reason chemotherapy is still used. Not because itâEUR(TM)s effective, decreases morbidity, mortality or diminishes any specific cancer rates.
When Surgeons Multitask: The Little-Known Practice of Concurrent Surgeries
Health & Wellness  (tags: hospitals, surgeons, doctors, surgery, patients )

Freya
- 75 days ago - truth-out.org
When you go to the hospital for an operation, did you know your surgeon might also be performing a procedure on another patient, in a different operating room, over the same scheduled time period?
Alarm' as Patients Shun Flu Jab
Offbeat  (tags: flu-jab, Medication, health care, doctors )

Ray
- 93 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Doctors have expressed alarm at a seemingly sharp fall in the number of people having the seasonal flu jab.
WATCH: While Arab Terrorists Stab Jews, Israeli Doctors Are Saving Palestinian Babies
World  (tags: Islam, Muslims, Muslim terrorists, Palestinians, Palestinian terrorists, Jews, Israelis, Arabs, doctors, stabbings, children, conflict, corruption, crime, death, ethics, freedoms, violence, terrorism )

Penny
- 103 days ago - unitedwithisrael.org
While Arab terrorists are busy stabbing, shooting and running over Israeli civilians, this Israeli hospital, with its staff of Jewish and Arab doctors, is busy saving the lives of Palestinian babies.
FGM: Legal Duty to Inform Police Comes Into Force
Offbeat  (tags: health, law, criminal, FGM, police, teachers, doctors, nurses, midwives, UK )

Ray
- 104 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Doctors, nurses, midwives and teachers are now legally required to report cases of female genital mutilation (FGM) to the police. Failure to do so will result in disciplinary measures and could ultimately lead to them being barred from working.
GPs Being Paid to Cut Patient Referrals
Offbeat  (tags: health Care, Doctors, Hospitals, CCG, BMA, NHS, politics )

Ray
- 134 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Doctors are being offered thousands of pounds in bonuses to cut the number of patients being sent to hospital, an investigation has found.
Can You Prescribe Nature?
Offbeat  (tags: health, Health Care, Doctors, Advise, Nature )

Ray
- 213 days ago - bbc.co.uk
"Here's your prescription, walk in the forest five times a week for an hour." According to experts, it is not inconceivable that doctors will be giving health advice like this in the not too distant future.
Tell the Candidates: Oppose the Privatization of Veterans' Health Care
Health & Wellness  (tags: veterans, health care, VA, Veterans Administration, privatization, doctors, hospitals, petitions )

Freya
- 268 days ago - action.votevets.org
Privatizing the system would severely underfund the department, leaving veterans out in the cold with many service-connected injuries. Often times, VA centers are equipped to deal with specialized care, amputations and traumatic brain injuries in a way...
How Doctors, Psychologists, And Others Sworn To Aid Human Beings Made The Torture Possible
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: The Senate CIA Torture Report, Atul Gawande MD, Doctors, Psychologists, The Office of Medical Services )

Unpacking
- 429 days ago - storify.com
Atul Gawande M.D., M.P.H., is an American surgeon, author, and public health researcher. The Senate CIA Torture Report reveals savage, immoral, utterly despicable practices by our govt. Read his tweets and link to the report so you can read.
Gaza Hospitals Struggle to Treat Injured in Latest Israeli Airstrikes (TEXT and PHOTOS)
Society & Culture  (tags: Human Rights, Israel, Palestine, Gaza, hospitals, doctors, medicine, ethics, death, violence, humans, sadness, safety, rights, politics, abuse )

Carrie
- 572 days ago - america.aljazeera.com
As Israel continues to pound Gaza with airstrikes -- carrying out 50 bombings overnight Monday and more throughout the day on Tuesday -- Sahbani expressed concern about the capacity of the territory's hospitals to attend to the many injured.
Legal Duty Over Resuscitation Orders
Offbeat  (tags: Master of the Rolls, Court of Appeal, Resuscitation Orders, DNR, legal duty, Doctors, Health )

Ray
- 605 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Doctors now have a legal duty to consult with and inform patients if they want to place a Do Not Resuscitate (DNR) order on medical notes, the Court of Appeal in England ruled.
Should Drug Firms Make Payments to Doctors?
Offbeat  (tags: Doctors, Drugs, Medication, Health, Drug Firms )

Ray
- 667 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Gifts and payments to US doctors from drug firms are seen by some as encouraging unnecessary prescriptions. Do such transfers make any difference and will President Obama's healthcare reform help, by forcing companies to disclose them?
5 Shady Ways Big Pharma May Be Influencing Your Doctor
Health & Wellness  (tags: medicine, drugs, big pharma, corruption, doctors, disease, illness, healthcare, protection, treatment, risks, safety )

Roseann
- 750 days ago - alternet.org
Pharma can entice doctors to prescribe its expensive patent drugs, even when they are dangerous.
18th Century Doctors Blamed Chocolate for Making Women Hysterical
Society & Culture  (tags: women, health, hysteria, chocolate, doctors, sadness, society, interesting, culture )

Carrie
- 930 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Its arrival coincided with so-called 'hysteria plague' amongst 18th C women. Chocaholic nuns were forced to eat communally to reduce consumption, but modern docs say eating less may have increased supposed hysteria.
Home Health Care Proves Resilient In Face Of Sandy Destruction
Health & Wellness  (tags: superstorm sandy, doctors, nurses, home health aides, hospitals )

Judy
- 1194 days ago - npr.org
One lasting image of Sandy will be very sick patients being evacuated from flooded hospitals. Less visible are thousands of patients who rely on visiting nurses and home health aides for care ranging from bathing and feeding to oxygen and ventilators.
 

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