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8 Unsolved Medical Mysteries That Still Stump Doctors
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, medicine, doctors, mermaid syndrome, memory, allergies, morgellons disease, mysteries )

Joanna
- 58 days ago - rd.com
Modern medicine still struggles to understand these rare and complex cases.
Doctors Don't Believe Women. And It's A Problem For All Of Us.
Health & Wellness  (tags: women's health, women, feminism, science, illness, medicine, doctors, healthcare, disease, medical research bias, misogyny, sexism )

Katherine
- 182 days ago - refinery29.uk
In her new book, 'Doing Harm', Maya Dusenbery explores the ways in which healthcare still fails women - and makes the case that this failure is one of the biggest feminist issues of our time.
Tell HHS: Patients NOT Politics
Health & Wellness  (tags: health care, doctors, nurses, prejudice, religion, petitions )

Freya
- 202 days ago - act.pfaw.org
Politics should never be prioritized above a patient's needs or determine the care a patient receives. Medical personnel and institutions should not be allowed to discriminate against patients and deny them potentially life-saving medical care.
The Lies About Abortion Must Stop. Here's What We're Doing About That
Health & Wellness  (tags: anti-choice, health care, clinics, doctors, lies, propaganda, bills, resistance, activism )

Freya
- 211 days ago - usatoday.com
Many doctors are forced to lie to their patients today precisely because the law requires that they do so. Five states force doctors to tell women that abortion puts them at higher risk of breast cancer. It doesn't.
Protecting Statutory Conscience Rights in Health Care; Delegations of Authority
Health & Wellness  (tags: doctors, patients, LGBTQ rights, treatments, civil rights, human rights )

Freya
- 220 days ago - federalregister.gov
Please comment before 27 March and say that patients' needs outweigh doctors' religious beliefs.
Keeping the Wealthy Healthy - and Everyone Else Waiting
Health & Wellness  (tags: health care, doctors, hospitals, favoritism, discrimination, wealth )

Freya
- 437 days ago - truth-out.org
"'Not Fair': Insiders Say Hospitals Favor Rich and Famous," headlined the expose by NBC's Los Angeles-based I-Team, delivering an inside look at inequality in the American health care system.
Are We Killing Our Young Doctors?
Health & Wellness  (tags: doctors, education, hospitals, health care, medical residency )

Freya
- 647 days ago - forbes.com
It's no secret that medical training is brutal. Medical trainees are not only learning, they are often the primary medical workforce for many hospitals. Patients may see their real doctor only rarely, but they see nurses, residents, and medical students.
Gaza Medics Use Technology to Battle Blockade
Health & Wellness  (tags: Gaza Strip.humanitarian crisis, doctors, blockade, freedom of movement, restrictions, technology, siege-assault on Gaza Strip 2014, news, health, children )

Fly
- 823 days ago - daysofpalestine.com
Gaza doctors have no opportunities to build up their knowledge due to Israeli restrictions on their movement
Meet a Doctor Who Provides Abortion Services BECAUSE of His Christian Faith
Health & Wellness  (tags: abortion, women, reproductive rights, faith, religion, Christianity, doctors, courage, reproductive freedom )

Freya
- 922 days ago - alternet.org
What kind of person becomes a full-time abortion provider, traveling across state lines to end unhealthy or unwanted pregnancy despite screaming protesters threatening death and damnation? Whatever image you may have in mind, Dr. Willie Parker probably...
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
- 1052 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
- 1053 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?
Tell the Candidates: Oppose the Privatization of Veterans' Health Care
Health & Wellness  (tags: veterans, health care, VA, Veterans Administration, privatization, doctors, hospitals, petitions )

Freya
- 1247 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...
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
- 1728 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
- 2173 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
- 2210 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.
 

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