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Her Very First Slip-Up

She’d had her, very FIRST slip-up, back with the LAST hired helper, it was, in the early mornings, when she’d gotten up to go to the bathrooms, and she’d, tripped and fallen, bruised her forehead… 249 more words

Experiences Of Life

Inside the Doctor-Patient Relationship of China

BY SOPHIA YIN

For Chinese doctors, patient satisfaction can be—quite literally—a matter of life or death. Official data from China’s Ministry of Health reported “9,831 ‘grave incidents’ of medical disputes in 2006, with 5,519 medical staff injured and 200 million yuan (over 29 million dollars) in property damage.1 Such violent incidents are widespread across the country. 2,966 more words

Public Health

The first 1000 days: We either get it or we don't

For any child, the first 1000 days i.e. from conception to the age of three- is a critical opportunity to the precedence of a child’s development. 372 more words

Abuse

Hospital Leaves Thousands Of Medical Records Up On The Internet

Besides your social security number, there really isn’t any personal information more sensitive than medical records. Doctor-patient confidentiality is serious. Well, one major hospital committed a mortal sin, by leaving people’s medical records on the internet for anyone to read. 101 more words

Features

Should people be worried that the "fear gauge" is so low?

This is a chart of the VIX – the “fear gauge” of the title of this blog. It shows that (American) investors are less worried about the markets than at any time since 2012 (actually since the crash). 865 more words

Pensions