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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 )

CarrieSIC
- 126 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
- 159 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
- 221 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
- 303 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 )

CarrieSIC
- 484 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
- 748 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.
For This Doctor, Business As Usual Is Over
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, healthcare, doctors, patients. prevention, protection, ethics, treatment )

Dee
- 785 days ago - psychologytoday.com
Dr. Rob Lamberts cares for a living. Make no mistake, he's a bona-fide primary care physician, but his out-of-the-box health care practice is turning heads because he really does care about his patients.
CIGNA: Don't Deny My 13-Y-O Brother the Drug He Needs to Grow ACTION
Health & Wellness  (tags: Cigna, insurance, Increlex, treatment, doctors, children, healthcare, ethics, medicine, health )

Nancy
- 807 days ago - change.org
The insurance giant says that they will not cover the Increlex because Seth has grown too tall -- exactly the point of the medication! Essentially, Seth has to get sicker and risk the underdevelopment of his body and internal organs until Cigna agrees to~
DO YOU WANT CANCER? Raise More Effective Awareness Of The Dangers Of Tanning Beds. SIGN!
Health & Wellness  (tags: diseases, illness, humans, interesting, abuse, women, men, science, prevention, study, cancer, tanning beds, tan, risks, warning, doctors, skin, death, protection, research )

Jim
- 964 days ago - forcechange.com
Indoor tanning is an incredibly popular trend currently with young teenagers and even middle-aged adults. There is plenty of warnings and information that is easily accesible and that clearly outlines the risks of indoor tanning, namely cancer. Despite
Blood Feud: The Man Who Blew the Whistle on One of the Deadliest Prescription Drugs Ever
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, cancer, death, disease, doctors, drugs, ethics, health, healthcare, illness, investigation, medicine, research, protection, risks, safety, science, treatment )

Kit
- 1037 days ago - truth-out.org
In the moments before she became a widow, veiled in blood, Sharon Lenox was happier than she'd been in ages. Her fifty-four-year-old husband, Jim, had just returned home from the hospital where he'd spent the night receiving infusions of magnesium, -->
Utah Doctors Join "Occupy" Movement
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, doctors, cancer, death, disease, environment, healthcare, illness, medicine, prevention, protection, risks, safety, society, warning )

Kit
- 1058 days ago - commondreams.org
Air pollution causes between 1,000 and 2,000 premature deaths every year in Utah. Moreover, medical research in the last ten years has firmly established that air pollution causes the same broad array of diseases well known to result from first-->
The Dangers of the Medical Industrial Complex
Health & Wellness  (tags: doctors, FDA, Big Pharm, drug company )

Nancy
- 1303 days ago - drhyman.com
YOUR DOCTORS THINK they make decisions based on medical evidence. But they don't! In fact, half of medical evidence is hidden from your doctors. And the half that's hidden is the half that shows drugs don't work. The bad news is that drug companies e
Healthcare: Justice Dept. Says Congress Has Interstate Authority To Force All Citizens Into Coverage Or Else Face Penalties
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: u.s., healthcare, health, wellness, insurance, policy, coverage, doctors, nurses, americans, legislation, news, constitution, law, mandate, justice-department, congress, democrats, republicans, interesting, politics, government, business, ethics, rights )

MAD HATTA
- 1329 days ago - cbsnews.com
The Justice Department appealed a judge's ruling that Obama's signature healthcare legislation was unconstitutional and further mandates its new version to become accepted and enforced under constitutional law.
10 Most Famous Medical Mistakes of All Time
Health & Wellness  (tags: Medical Mistakes, Health, Human lives, Patients, Doctors )

Nancy
- 1357 days ago - mastersinhealthcare.com
We sometimes forget that doctors and nurses are humans who make mistakes from time to time, but when human lives are at stake, there should be no room for error. Here are the 10 most famous medical mistakes of all time:
Patients Miss Operations as Government 'Tosses Grenade' Into NHS
Health & Wellness  (tags: proposals, doctors, Patients, operations )

Suzane
- 1404 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
The Health Select Committee said that uncertainty surrounding the "surprise" proposals to hand more power to family doctors is increasing costs and leading to poor decisions on care, while expertise is being lost as two tiers of management are scrapped.
 

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