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The Man Who Says He Hasn't Eaten or Drunk for 70 Years: Why Are Eminent Doctors Taking Him Seriously?
Offbeat  (tags: doctors, food, hindu, meal, consume, morsel )

- 2933 days ago -
There are few people, however busy their lives, unable to remember the last meal that they consumed. But Prahlad Jani is one of them. And the reason is that the last morsel of food that he says passed his lips did so in the early years of World War II.
How Often Do Doctors and Hospitals Make Mistakes? 25 Startling Studies With Answers
Health & Wellness  (tags: education, e-learning, health, doctors, mistakes, study )

- 2972 days ago -
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 )

- 2978 days ago -
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.
10 Ways to Irritate Your Doctor
Offbeat  (tags: Doctors, Health, Fitness, Medical, Medicines )

- 2981 days ago -
Doctors are very important people, who we admire, confide in and trust to keep us alive and well. On the funnier side, here are 10 ways to irritate your doctor.
British Docs Demand 'Fat Tax' on Junk Food
Health & Wellness  (tags: warnings, fat, diets, doctors )

- 2995 days ago -
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.
Mother in Right to Life Battle With Doctors After Refusing to Turn Off Conjoined Twins' Life Support
Society & Culture  (tags: doctors, hospitalized, twins, machines, interesting )

- 3026 days ago -
A young mother of conjoined twins is locked in 'right to life' battle with doctors who believe she should consider allowing the three-month-old boys die.
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 )

- 3048 days ago -
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
Academy Introduces Native American Youth to Health Care Field
Health & Wellness  (tags: Native Americans, healthcare, study, doctors )

- 3053 days ago -
-- 23 high schoolers from Indian communities across Upper Michigan are taking over the campus of NMU for a few days. "The College Prep Medicine Wheel Academy is really designed to introduce Native youth to the idea of the health sciences," explains
What Doctors Want You to Know About the Web
Health & Wellness  (tags: Medical, Health, Doctors, Web 2.0 )

- 3062 days ago -
No matter how much you rely on the Internet for school or work, you shouldn't trust the Internet quite as much when it comes to your health. Keep reading for the risks and benefits of using the web, according to doctors.
The System of Vetting Foreign Medics 'Needs Improving'
Health & Wellness  (tags: Medic, doctors, patient, medical skills, health committee )

- 3090 days ago -
Urgent changes to protect patients must be made to vetting of foreign doctors offering out-of-hours GP care, MPs say.
Top 10 Celebrity Doctors of All Time
Health & Wellness  (tags: Celebrity, Doctors, Art, Entertainment, Television )

- 3092 days ago -
Luckily with over 50 years of television broadcasting, there are many other options. For decades we have watched them treat, cure, and lose patients but have we picked a favorite? For your approval and debate,
Girl, 9, Saved By Optician After Doctors Fail to Spot Plum-Sized Brain Tumour SIX Times
Health & Wellness  (tags: Brain Tumor, Opticians, eye test, doctors, GP's, headaches )

- 3108 days ago -
Nine year old girl who's brain tumor was missed six time by doctors, was saved by opticians after her worried mother took her for an eye test
Doctors Hastened Dying Kids' Death, Say Parents
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, children, doctors, ethics, mercy killing )

- 3126 days ago -
It's a situation too agonizing to contemplate -- a child dying and in pain. Now a small but provocative study suggests that doctors may be giving fatal morphine doses to a few children dying of cancer, to end their suffering at their parents' request.
PHYSICIANS FOR PEACE....Donate Prosthetics & Crutches
Health & Wellness  (tags: healthcare, doctors, prosthetics, crutches, peace )

- 3161 days ago -
As relief efforts mount in the aftermath of Haiti's horrific devastation, Physicians for Peace is preparing for the reconstruction phase to help the countless tens of thousands who are disabled as a result of trauma and amputations.
Doctor's Mission to Save Ethiopian Kids' Hearts
World  (tags: world, children, humans, doctors, kids, heart, save, africa )

- 3190 days ago -
Doctors, nurses, family members and an NBC cameraman fanned out across the hospital in an all-out search for Aden.

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