#Health Care

  • Article: This Trump Administration Policy Could Cause STD Rates to Rise
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    This Trump Administration Policy Could Cause STD Rates to Rise

    By Daniele Selby|June 14, 2018

    Newly reported cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis in the US hit a record high in 2016. Read more

  • Article: Hurricane Maria May Have Killed 5,000 People in Puerto Rico: Harvard Study
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    Hurricane Maria May Have Killed 5,000 People in Puerto Rico: Harvard Study

    By Phineas Rueckert|May 29, 2018

    Researchers attribute the bulk of the deaths to “health care disruption.” Read more

  • Article: The World's Most Populous Country Says It's Close to Eliminating Malaria
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    The World's Most Populous Country Says It's Close to Eliminating Malaria

    By Phineas Rueckert|May 23, 2018

    China may be almost ready to say “zài jiàn” to malaria. Read more

  • Article: Americans Are Smoking Less, But the Poorest People Still Suffer from Addiction
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    Americans Are Smoking Less, But the Poorest People Still Suffer from Addiction

    By Andrew McMaster|Feb. 23, 2018

    480,000 Americans die from smoking each year. Three-quarters of them live in poverty. Read more

  • Article: A Seattle Local News Channel Bought $1,000,000 in Medical Debt and Forgave It All
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    A Seattle Local News Channel Bought $1,000,000 in Medical Debt and Forgave It All

    By Phineas Rueckert|Feb. 13, 2018

    “It’s something we felt that needed to be done.” Read more

  • Article: Doctors in Uganda Are Trying to Save Patients By Going On Strike
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    Doctors in Uganda Are Trying to Save Patients By Going On Strike

    By Andrew McMaster|Nov. 22, 2017

    Low wages, poor working conditions, and inadequate funding plagues Uganda’s public health care. Read more

  • Article: Watch Jimmy Kimmel Completely Tear Apart the New Republican Healthcare Bill
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    Watch Jimmy Kimmel Completely Tear Apart the New Republican Healthcare Bill

    By Phineas Rueckert|Sept. 20, 2017

    “There’s a new Jimmy Kimmel test — it’s called a lie detector test.” Read more

  • Article: 23 Million People Could Lose Health Care Under House-Approved Bill
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    23 Million People Could Lose Health Care Under House-Approved Bill

    By Colleen Curry|May 24, 2017

    The Obamacare replacement may still be rewritten. Read more