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Fear and Loathing in Liberia

Two weeks ago, I wrote a commentary decrying the current hysteria in the US over Ebola. It was ironic, I argued, that so many people were demanding the federal government take immediate steps to address the perceived threat of Ebola while simultaneously ignoring the real public health threats that we face. 807 more words

Policy

Fear and Loathing in Liberia

by Sean Philpott-Jones, Director of the Center for Bioethics and Clinical Leadership

Two weeks ago, I wrote a commentary decrying the current hysteria in the US over Ebola. 869 more words

Policy

Congress Fiddles While Children's Health at Risk

Nearly two million children may soon have no affordable health insurance — perhaps no health insurance at all. They’re at risk because federal funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program will expire next year, unless Congress extends it — or fixes the so-called… 1,104 more words

Health Care

To Save a Tooth

“How can someone so young and healthy have such a serious problem with their teeth?”

The endodontist (root canal specialist) actually asked this during our meeting today – … 1,793 more words

Mental Health

Leamington hospital votes to close obstetrics unit

Leamington District Memorial Hospital is getting out of the birthing business.

In a vote taken behind closed doors at the hospital Wednesday, the board of directors voted unanimously to close its obstetrics unit by March 31, 2015. 547 more words

News

The Helper of Weight-Loss: X5 Times Slimming Belt

Have you ever complained about your fat and felt sad to your fatty body? If you are the one who is as slimming as a bamboo, surely you will not have such troublesome thing. 268 more words

Health Care