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A middle-aged man who had just suffered a heart attack was rushed to the hospital by ambulance. Once there and upon examination, the doctors discovered that the man was also suffering from numerous sexually transmitted infections. 340 more words
Practicing medicine in underprivileged communities in Kenya, I was exposed to healthcare disparities on a daily basis- Poor access to antiretroviral medication, HIV stigma, rising rates of maternal and infant mortality to name a few. 663 more words
Record rainstorms across the U.S. in the past year have continued to make national news, causing billions of dollars of flood damage and killing dozens. But what has barely made headlines is that these floods often cause massive overflows of untreated sewage into streams, rivers, bays, canals, and even streets and homes. 399 more words
The Zika epidemic in Singapore appears to be progressing towards endemicity. As of yesterday, there are 387 confirmed cases, with 9 clusters.
Among the confirmed cases are 16 pregnant women, and the Ministry of Health has announced plans to set up a national surveillance programme to monitor the development of babies born to these and other Zika-infected pregnant women in Singapore… 283 more words