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Deportation Fears Have Legal Immigrants Avoiding Health Care

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MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — The uncertainty in Washington, D.C. as lawmakers work to end the government shutdown is impacting countless lives inside the country. 883 more words

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"Medicalization"

I have just carefully read through several editorials in the January 16, 2018 issue of JAMA, the Journal of the American Medical Association. This issue reflects a growing enthusiasm among medical editors for what’s generally called a “focus issue.” 570 more words

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DNR: do not resuscitate. A chilling moment listening to a doctor discuss this with...your mom. By Chuck Duboff

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A do-not-resuscitate order, or DNR order, is a medical order written by a doctor. It instructs health care providers not to do cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) if a patient’s breathing stops or if the patient’s heart stops beating. 367 more words

Personal Story

Trump's 'religious freedom' division codifies hate in healthcare

Thanks to Donald Trump, you could very well lose your life if the first people you meet in the emergency room don’t like the color of your skin or the wrap of your turban. 450 more words