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First Boys Rescued From Thailand Cave as Rest of Youth Soccer Team Awaits Safety. But What About the Thai Health Care System?

Karen Mizoguchi of People magazine reported this morning that rescue operations have begun for the 12 boys and their coach trapped at the Thailand cave for more than two weeks. 3,447 more words

Hospitals Offset Drug Costs for People with High-Deductible Health Plans

Project Access Now has expanded the scope of its Pharmacy Bridge program beyond uninsured people. Oregon hospitals contributed $400,000 to fund the program for the fiscal year ending next week. 36 more words

The Lund Report

Experts Find Global Lessons for U.S. Healthcare

Universal care is an achievable goal, but it requires an understanding of the political landscape, panelists said Wednesday at the Oregon Health Forum.

The United States has a lot to learn from how other industrialized nations provide healthcare to their citizens – but it will take incremental change and a willingness to act before this country can achieve widespread coverage, two experts in health policy aid Wednesday morning at the Oregon Heal… 12 more words

The Lund Report

Has the United States' Infant Mortality Rate Ranking Been Dropping as We Vaccinate More Kids?

Of all of the myths about vaccines that confuse and scare some parents, those about infant mortality rates can be especially hard to easily put aside… 707 more words

Vaccine Myths

Hey Democrats -- Listen UP!!!

As a left-leaning, liberal-thinking independent voter, I have had serious reservations regarding the ‘blue wave’ that everyone is talking about.  It is a theory that democrats will win big in November simply based on the fact that Trump and his sycophants in Congress are doing such a horrible job that all sensible voters will vote in a democratic candidate … … 809 more words

Political Commentary

Bill eyes free outpatient services

From Dasmariñas City, Cavite, 28-year-old Jovie Mae Pelere, parent to two children, brought her youngest child to the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) in Manila to get her checked for an ailment because they couldn’t afford the expensive consultation fee in the nearby hospital. 876 more words


Trump brings the cruelty! Gotta pay for those tax cuts for Tim Cook at Apple!

From Reuters here:

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump will request a package of $15 billion in spending cuts from Congress on Tuesday, … 19 more words

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