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Why Some Hospitals Are Allowing Unnecessary Suffering
Posted on: May 17, 2008, Source: Health Beat
Easing pain is arguably as important as saving a life. But far too many U.S. physicians focus only on the latter.
Just How Secure Is Your Employer-Based Health Insurance?
Posted on: Apr 22, 2008, Source: Health Beat
Many workers believe that if they keep their job, their insurance is safe. That may have been true in the '90s, but not now, not even for top execs.
The Cholesterol Con -- Where Were the Doctors?
Posted on: Feb 28, 2008, Source: Health Beat
For years, medical studies have challenged the efficacy of cholesterol-lowering drugs. Why are we just hearing about this now?
Government Suppresses Major Public Health Report
Posted on: Feb 12, 2008, Source: AlterNet
The public has been denied important information on the link between pollution and health problems including lung, colon and breast cancer.
Why Aren't More Students Applying to Medical School?
Posted on: Jan 14, 2008, Source: The Health Care Blog
Here's one more way Canada's health care system outshines the United States'.
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