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Healthcare vs. Diseasecare

As a student studying Public Health, soon (hopefully) to be studying medicine, I’m often concerned about the distinction between Healthcare and Diseasecare. The word “healthcare” is very familiar, and is usually what people connect with what hospitals and clinics do. 374 more words


How EpiPen's maker raised prices, and hackles, so much

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Sky-high price hikes for EpiPen, the injected emergency medicine for severe allergic reactions to foods and bug bites, have made its maker the latest target for patients and politicians infuriated by soaring drug prices. 720 more words


New therapies offer hope to cancer patients

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

One in three people can expect to get cancer some time in their life, generally as they age.

The National Cancer Registry puts it at one in four men and five women getting cancer by the time they are 75 years old. 1,077 more words

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