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El programa de Sida del Medi-Cal está subfinanciado, dicen defensores

El cuerpo de Andy Martin había rechazado otra medicación para el VIH, y ahora su carga viral estaba disparándose.

Sentado en su living, Martin le dijo a una enfermera y a un trabajador social que recientemente había pasado tres días en el hospital con fiebre alta. 1,280 more words

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Tent Cities for questionable dwellers

What does Victoria BC’s tent city (also called InTent City since it has become fashionable and IN to permanently live out doors in city parks, and cool – hence supported by Victoria’s Cool Aid Society) has in common with Brussel’s Moolenbeek Moslem Quarter and France’s huge tent city bordering Calais ? 508 more words

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27. IV 2016 I have returned there where I had never been Debt and guilt are two intimately related concepts. In some languages (Sanskrit, Aramaic, Hebrew, German) the two words even have the…

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Counterfeit Opioid Poisonings Spread To Bay Area

An outbreak of poisonings linked to a counterfeit prescription painkiller — previously seen in the Sacramento region — has reached the Bay Area, according to the U.S. 569 more words

Public Health

4 times the PAP spoke too soon.

Last week, Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan posted a blog entry celebrating 100 disruption-free days on the North-South Line.

Clearly no one ever told him about the whole ‘celebrating too early’ thing, because less than a week later, … 409 more words

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A Talk With The Head Of California’s Troubled Dental Program

A damning report released earlier this month by a state oversight commission described California’s dental program for low income people as an “outright mess,” detailing its severe shortcomings and poor performance. 1,140 more words

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Hollow Mansion - Revisited

Our culture has an endless fascination with the rich and famous, which becomes especially acute when an iconic star passes away (e.g. Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston…).  676 more words

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