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PETITION - Tell Harvard: Cut Ties With Makers of OxyContin
Health & Wellness  (tags: Harvard, cut ties, makers, oxycontin, Sackler Family, mislead, doctors, patients, dangers, Powerful chemicals, opioids, painkillers, healthcare, humans )

Lone
- 114 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
According to the New York Times, "the Sackler family, which owns the company that makes OxyContin, directed years of efforts to mislead doctors and patients about the dangers of the powerful opioid painkiller."
Drug Companies Making Record Profits While 1 in 4 Patients Cannot Afford Meds
Health & Wellness  (tags: drugs, drug companies, pharmaceuticals, pharmaceutical companies, prescription drugs, patients, healthchare )

Joanna
- 201 days ago - washingtonexaminer.com
Over the past five years, brand name drug prices have increased at 10 times the rate of inflation.
Grady Hospital, Please Offer Your Patients Vegan Options
Health & Wellness  (tags: hospitals, diets, patients, vegetarian, food )

Freya
- 425 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Good Samaritan Medical Center in West Palm Beach, FL, just became the first hospital in that state to offer a 100 percent vegan meal option to patients. Shockingly, most hospitals don't have a plant-based menu option.
Piedmont Hospital, Please Offer Your Patients Vegan Options
Health & Wellness  (tags: hospitals, patients, food, vegetarian, diets )

Freya
- 425 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Good Samaritan Medical Center in West Palm Beach, FL, just became the first hospital in that state to offer a 100 percent vegan meal option to patients. Shockingly, most hospitals don't have a plant-based menu option.
Protecting Statutory Conscience Rights in Health Care; Delegations of Authority
Health & Wellness  (tags: doctors, patients, LGBTQ rights, treatments, civil rights, human rights )

Freya
- 435 days ago - federalregister.gov
Please comment before 27 March and say that patients' needs outweigh doctors' religious beliefs.
Approve Alternative Cancer Treatment for Canadians - PLEASE SIGN!!!
Health & Wellness  (tags: Alternative Cancer Treatments, canadians, Matsumura, patients, stage 3 cancer, stage 4 cancer, cliinical trial, remission, long-term, disease, government, health, healthcare, humans, illness, prevention, treatment )

Lone
- 464 days ago - change.org
Dr. Matsumura has reported approximately 90% response rate for the patients with stage 3 and early stage 4 cancers, and in the first small clinical trial of 6 patients, 4 achieved long-term complete remission of cancer.
PETITION - First Nation Health Matters in the Mushkegowuk Territory.
Health & Wellness  (tags: first Nation, health, Mushkegowuk Territory. aborigional peopl, patients, ethics, healthcare, humans, protection )

Lone
- 549 days ago - change.org
As Aboriginal people who receive substandard medical services, we value medical doctors who are committed to the health of their patients, no matter what social stratification or ethnicity they originate from.
AP Exclusive: Drugs Vanish at Some VA Hospitals
Health & Wellness  (tags: veterans, drugs, hospitals, patients, theft )

Freya
- 814 days ago - seattletimes.com
Federal authorities are stepping up investigations at Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers due to a sharp increase in opioid theft, missing prescriptions or unauthorized drug use by VA employees since 2009.
Stop Drug Companies From Price Gouging Us PETITION
Health & Wellness  (tags: DRUG COMPANIES, Price gouging, patients, abuse, drugs, ethics, health, healthcare, humans, medicine )

Lone
- 998 days ago - forcechange.com
Goal: Stop price-gouging patients for drugs developed using public funds.
These Bones Are Made Just for You
Health & Wellness  (tags: bones, 3-D printing, interlocking joints, longer-lasting treatment, patients, researchers, healthcare, humans, research, treatment )

Lone
- 1107 days ago - startouch.thestar.com
Researchers are creating 3D-printed joints that interlock with the patientâEUR(TM)s cells to create a longer-lasting treatment
When Surgeons Multitask: The Little-Known Practice of Concurrent Surgeries
Health & Wellness  (tags: hospitals, surgeons, doctors, surgery, patients )

Freya
- 1268 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?
Dark Chocolate, Red Wine Could Benefit AlzheimerâEUR(TM)s Patients
Health & Wellness  (tags: chocolate, red wine, alzheimer's, patients, study, disease, food, interesting )

Lone
- 1346 days ago - thestar.com
Study rekindles hope that an antioxidant found in both could slow the progression of the disease.
Personalized Cancer Vaccines Have Already Helped Treat Three Patients
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, cancer vaccine, patients, treatment, disease, healthcare, humans, illness, medicine, protection, research, society, study, treatment )

Lone
- 1508 days ago - washingtonpost.com
One day, cancer treatment regimens might include vaccines specially tailored to each patient.
Disturbing Questions Raised By L.A. Superbug Outbreak
Health & Wellness  (tags: superbug, Los Angeles, patients, death, health, healthcare, humans, illness, risks, safety, society )

Lone
- 1550 days ago - thestar.com
At least seven people âEUR" two of whom died âEUR" have been infected with a potentially lethal, antibiotic-resistant strain of bacteria after undergoing endoscopic procedures
Why Are Asthma Patients Noncompliant With Their Inhalers?
Health & Wellness  (tags: Why Are Asthma, Patients, Noncompliant, With, Their, Inhalers? )

Agnes
- 2676 days ago - clinicalcorrelations.org
I distinctly remember being 9 years old, sitting in my doctor's office after a cold left me struggling for breath, doubled over and wheezing, when he told me that I had asthma. At first I didn't believe the diagnosis,
 

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