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A (Lower Cost) Healthcare Industry to Deal With a (Higher Cost) Healthcare Industry

I recently had lunch with a medical device company executive who was describing his company’s efforts to develop a non-invasive diagnostic device that could quantify the degree of… 419 more words

Healthcare Costs

AJN July Issue: Hepatitis Update, Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Nursing's Blind Spots, More

On the cover of AJN‘s July issue is the 2015 logo for World Hepatitis Day, which takes place on July 28. About 400 million people around the globe live with viral hepatitis, a disease that kills 1.4 million people every year—approximately 4,000 a day. 390 more words

Nursing Perspective

Ontario approves second costly drug for hepatitis C

With provincial approval of a second costly drug that can cure hepatitis C, Ottawa liver specialist Dr. Curtis Cooper is now expecting to see thousands of his patients cured of the disease that, without treatment, had the potential to destroy their lives. 528 more words

Local News

Boston Hospital fires Physician for Discussing ‘Gay’ Medical Dangers!

By Dr. Rich Swier

On March 30, a major Harvard-affiliated hospital in Boston, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), expelled a well-respected urologist from its medical staff because he voiced concerns about the unhealthy nature of homosexual behavior and objected to the hospital’s aggressive promotion of “gay pride” activities. 1,149 more words

Health

New Hepatitis C Pill Offers Faster Cure With Far Fewer Side Effects

Those suffering with hepatitis C, a disease which causes life threatening liver damage, now have a new treatment option with a new drug having been approved by the FDA which cures the disease. 258 more words

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Transmission of hepatitis B

Transmission of hepatitis B

A large number of people at Sirsa in Haryana were found to be infected by hepatitis B. Investigations showed two quacks practising in this area, using a single syringe each for all their patients without boiling them or changing their needles. 206 more words

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