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July Health Spending Growth up to 4.2 Percent but Moderate Trend Persists

ANN ARBOR — National health expenditures in July 2012 grew by 4.2 percent relative to July 2011, up from the 3.9 percent growth rate observed in June, but still representing a historically moderate trend rate. 308 more words


American healthcare in crisis. Part 3: The evolution of modern western healthcare

What we know today as western medicine began to dramatically diverge from the rest of the world’s healing traditions about three centuries ago.  The main changes did not start within the existing traditions themselves, though, they began as a response to modern science as it began to take its present form.  945 more words

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