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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
- 210 days ago - alternet.org
Pharma can entice doctors to prescribe its expensive patent drugs, even when they are dangerous.
Home Health Care Proves Resilient In Face Of Sandy Destruction
Health & Wellness  (tags: superstorm sandy, doctors, nurses, home health aides, hospitals )

Judy
- 654 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
- 691 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
- 713 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
- 870 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
- 943 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
- 964 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
- 1209 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
10 Most Famous Medical Mistakes of All Time
Health & Wellness  (tags: Medical Mistakes, Health, Human lives, Patients, Doctors )

Nancy
- 1264 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
- 1311 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.
10 Common Myths About ADHD
Health & Wellness  (tags: ADHD, Health, Doctors, Disorder, Mental )

Anna
- 1375 days ago - onlineclasses.org
The following myths have been perpetuated by people who don't understand ADHD but have been debunked by doctors, mental health professionals and people who live with the disorder.
How Often Do Doctors and Hospitals Make Mistakes? 25 Startling Studies With Answers
Health & Wellness  (tags: education, e-learning, health, doctors, mistakes, study )

Suzane
- 1479 days ago - masterofhealthadministration.com
Even with all the advances in medical technology, human error accounts for a surprising amount of medical mistakes. Here's a list of some startling studies.
5 Advantages to Mail-Order Your Prescriptions
Health & Wellness  (tags: Mail Order, Prescriptions, Medical, Health, Pharmacy, Doctors )

Anna
- 1485 days ago - mritechniciantraining.org
Those who want quick, convenient and larger supplies of their medications can do so through mail-order pharmacies, which are designed to meet your prescription needs in an easy, safe and affordable manner.
British Docs Demand 'Fat Tax' on Junk Food
Health & Wellness  (tags: warnings, fat, diets, doctors )

Anna
- 1502 days ago - cnews.canoe.ca
Leading British doctors will urge the UK government Monday to impose a "fat tax" on junk food and introduce cigarette-style warnings to children about the dangers of poor diets and products high in fat, salt or sugar.
Doctors Can Be Stuck Off If They Ignore the Right to Die, GMC to Announce
Health & Wellness  (tags: doctors, right to die, terminally ill, rights, food, water )

Lone
- 1555 days ago - telegraph.co.uk
They must allow the terminally ill to refuse food and water if the patient does not want treatment that prolongs their life and must abide by "living wills" in which patients specify in advance that they do not want to be resuscitated
 

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