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    Once Its Greatest Foes, Doctors Are Embracing Single-Payer

    By Shefali Luthra AUGUST 7, 2018 When the American Medical Association — one of the nation’s most powerful health care groups — met in Chicago this June, its medical student caucus seized an opportunity for change. Though they had tried for years to advance a resolution calling on the...
  2. bajisima

    Wealthy parents are using doctors note to help kids cheat the SAT

    Tomorrow is SAT day... "Last month on a springy Saturday afternoon in a tiny Long Island town, Kim Gronich picked up her teen daughter from the ACTs. The high school junior was upset that she hadn’t answered all of the questions on the standardized test, which has a time limit of 3 hours and 35...
  3. aboutenough

    Trump Is About to Protect Doctors Who Won't Perform Abortions or Treat Transgender

    President Donald Trump’s administration is set to wade into its next health care policy controversy—new federal guidelines that would add protections for doctors and health care workers who have moral or religious objections to certain procedures, such as performing abortions and treating...
  4. Friday13

    For doctors, more opioid prescriptions bring more money

    Where in the world is Kellyanne Conway...she's in charge of 'fixing' this problem... For doctors, more opioid prescriptions bring more money
  5. bajisima

    Doctors warn of heart risks from breast cancer treatments

    Save your life but harm your heart? Health experts are sounding a warning as potential side effects of a growing number of breast cancer treatments come to light. In its first statement on the topic, the American Heart Association on Thursday said women should consider carefully the risks and...
  6. PACE

    Tillerson in Afganistan; doctors photo

    Tillerson and his team wanted to give the impression that Kabul is "safe" by claiming he met with the president in Kabul; no such luck Rex,,, the meeting was at Bagram Air Force base, and why? Because Kabul is not safe Tillerson in Afghanistan: Photo of meeting apparently doctored - BBC...
  7. bajisima

    Cuban doctors revolt: You get tired of being a slave

    In a rare act of collective defiance, scores of Cuban doctors working overseas to make money for their families and their country are suing to break ranks with the Cuban government, demanding to be released from what one judge called a “form of slave labor.” Thousands of Cuban doctors work...
  8. DemoWhip

    Doctors, insurance companies and patient groups slam Graham-Cassidy

    Folks! You Too Must Oppose This Bill! Perhaps some of you still don't understand the ramifications of passage of the Graham-Cassidy Atrocity Bill. It is a humongous hit to the vulnerable ELDERLY in this country and for many others as well. It is so ill thought out that the only reason it has...
  9. bajisima

    Study linking flu vaccine to miscarriages puzzles doctors

    Vaccine experts are puzzling over a study that appears to link one particular flu vaccine with early miscarriages. It’s far too soon to say the vaccine actually did cause miscarriages, and they say the study, paid for by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, did not find anything...
  10. DemoWhip

    At long last! An app that connects gay patients with gay doctors

    It must be difficult for the typical LGBT person to go to a doctor who discriminates against them based on their sexual orientation. Hopefully, this new app will help to change that stigma and ameliorate the circumstances to at least help them feel more comfortable and more welcome in a more...
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    Doctors Warm To Single-Payer Health Care

    By Rachel Bluth August 16, 2017 Single-payer health care is still a controversial idea in the U.S., but a majority of physicians are moving to support it, a new survey finds. Fifty-six percent of doctors registered either strong support or were somewhat supportive of a single-payer health...
  12. ptif219

    Obama Program Made $729 Million in Erroneous Payments to Doctors

    Conservatives like myself warned you about medicaid fraud when Obama expanded it. More waste of taxpayer dollars by Obama Obama Program Made $729 Million in Erroneous Payments to Doctors - Washington Free Beacon
  13. The Man

    Doctors Paid Less Than Fast Food Workers

    In Putin's Russia: Russian Doctors Paid Less Than Fast Food Workers There are big problems with the health system in Russia. Fucking huge. Low pay, because of chronic under-funding, as mentioned. Which, actually, creates safety issues, among other things, because hospitals are...
  14. DemoWhip

    Trump's claim of fleeing doctors rings false

    No wonder Trump is trying to portray his health care plan as being good, only it isn't. It will result in less coverage for Americans and higher costs for those who are insured. Professionals are soundly DENOUNCING the American Health Care Act or Trump/Ryancare. Republicans should never have...
  15. bajisima

    New Kind of Doctors office?

    We had one doctor doing this and now quite a few more. Seems to be catching on. Dr. Bryan Hill spent his career working as a pediatrician, teaching at a university, and working at a hospital. But in March 2016, he decided he no longer wanted a boss. Hill is part of a small but fast-growing...
  16. bajisima

    Doctor shortage: Why doesnt the US train more doctors?

    Health experts warn that recent health care and immigration policies could worsen an ongoing doctor shortage, raising the question of why the federal government doesn't train more doctors in the first place. Some physicians' groups continue to call for an increase in the federal funding of...
  17. BAZINGA DrumpF

    MEET THE PRESS: Tom Price was Priceless! What a FULL BEDPAN! Crazy (R) Doctors! FFS!

    Tom Price undercounts Obamacare impact on getting more Americans insured "The number of individuals who actually got coverage through the exchange who didn't have coverage before, or who weren't eligible for Medicaid before is relatively small. So we've turned things upside down completely...
  18. jacobfitcher

    Trump Travel Ban Spotlights U.S. Dependence On Foreign-Born Doctors

    Patients in Alexandria, La., were the friendliest people Dr. Muhammad Tauseef ever worked with. They'd drive long distances to see him, and often bring gifts. [snip] It's a path thousands of foreign-born medical students follow every year — a path that's been around for more than half a...
  19. Friday13

    Trump's doctor's letter dissected by doctors

    It's about time more attention was paid to Trump's strange "doctor's letter'. It's not Hillary who needs to be examined. A doctor dissects Trump's doctors letter. It ain't pretty. The Bizarre Words of Donald Trump?s Doctor - The Atlantic I'm A Doctor. Here's What I Find Most...
  20. Kontrary

    The outrageous way pharma have bribed doctors to prescribe

    You Won't Believe the Outrageous Ways Big Pharma Has Bribed Doctors to Shill Drugs | Alternet Still, here are some of the ways Pharma managed to get drugs into your medicine cabinet when the financial excess bestowed on doctors was tolerated: 1) Blue Cross Blue Shield said that Pfizer jetted...