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Tell the Candidates: Oppose the Privatization of Veterans' Health Care
Health & Wellness  (tags: veterans, health care, VA, Veterans Administration, privatization, doctors, hospitals, petitions )

Freya
- 971 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 )

Dandelion
- 1132 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
- 1275 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
- 1308 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
- 1370 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
- 1453 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
- 1633 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
- 1897 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
- 1934 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
- 1956 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
- 2113 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
- 2186 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
- 2207 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
- 2452 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
- 2478 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.

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