medical care

I once heard an astronaut describe his trip to space. At first he saw individual countries, then continents, bound by oceans. When he went high enough he could see only one world. Do we all need to go to the moon to understand that we live together in one interconnected world where peace can be found? I hope that this exhibit helps bring us closer to this view.
Medical tourism increasingly takes place beyond hospitals. Forging a new definition of "mobile health," cruise ships now
10. What are the top 1-3 issues that you think will be important in Medicaid during the next 6 months? 1. Access to Quality
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When Kerry O'Reilly Wilks was 33 weeks pregnant with her second child, she went to St. Michael's Hospital with back pain one evening, looking for advice on pain relief. Instead she was told that she would have to deliver the baby that night or both of them would die.
Cori McWilliams, Project Stow-It, Vero Beach, Florida, USA. Discarded tennis ball cans are repurposed into portable trash
My eighteen-month-old daughter loves cats, and that's all thanks to Inky. She calls them "kees" and her face lights up like a Christmas tree whenever she sees him. Which is why it pains me to say that we lost him, simply because we couldn't afford basic veterinary care. He was only three years old.
Some things just aren't worth the fight. Lime jello is one of them.
Soon after I began reporting on the military, I uncovered something quite disturbing: that thousands of our wounded soldiers are being discharged from the military not for their injuries but for "personality disorder."
I was hugely dismayed to walk into a local doctor's office recently and see the following sign: Please be advised that your waiting time could be extensive. If you are unable to continue your wait, please let the receptionist know and she will reschedule your appointment.
Eliezer Nussbaum, M.D. is one of America's most respected doctors, having founded the Miller Children's Hospital Pediatric
We must all die and for most of us, death will not come quickly or painlessly. For too long, the medical profession has turned
Imagine a scenario in which you enter the hospital for routine, outpatient hernia surgery. You know you are brewing a cold (or worse), but you don't want to have to reschedule the surgery, so you don't tell your doctor you are getting sick.
I tripped and had a bad fall at the end of May. Sadly, I was given a wrong diagnosis by an emergency room doctor. The x-ray showed no break so she sent me home with Advil and told me to rest, I'd be fine.
Yet another racial disparity in medical care.
Children living with relatives often receive the short end of the stick -- regularly lacking health benefits, access to programs and college grants received by other foster youth -- but, seemingly, no one knows or cares to discuss the topic. Often, the media discusses foster care, yet does not go into the deeper complexities of the confusing child welfare system.
Mike DeWindt and Steve Lucero explain what their jobs entail.
A major reason for the dramatic lack of funding for lung cancer care and research is that it is misrepresented as a smoker's disease -- however, there are more than 100 types of cancer and "NEVER-smoker" lung cancer is ranked as number five.