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  1. Drug trial volunteers

    Drug trial volunteers 'critical' Six men are in intensive care after taking part in a clinical drugs trial in north-west London. They were admitted to Northwick Park Hospital on Monday from an independent research unit in its grounds, suffering from a bad reaction to the drug. Parexel,...

    Started by Bez, 03-14-2006 01:44 PM
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    04-16-2006 01:09 PM Go to last post
  2. Boston Globe Tells Gays "Marry or lose benefits"

    The Boston Globe has told its gay employees that they must marry if they wish to continue health benefits for their domestic partners. Previously, gays were allowed to carry their domestic partners since marriage was not an option for them. But since Massachussetts has legalized gay marriage, The...

    Started by Adam Zapple, 07-09-2006 06:15 PM
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    07-11-2006 04:33 AM Go to last post
  3. Uninsured Patients Flood US Hospital Emergency Rooms

    As discussed in the immigration forum, here is some additional information: WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- Patients lacking health insurance are flooding U.S. emergency rooms, many seeking routine care that they should get elsewhere, a group representing government-funded clinics reported on Monday. ...

    Started by CVX, 08-10-2004 12:23 AM
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    09-26-2006 02:32 PM Go to last post
  4. mandatory health insurance

    I just saw a news report that in Massachussetts they just passed a bill by overwhelmingly large margin to force everyone to buy health insurance. Does this not seem odd in a free country? They said if you dont buy insurance quickly they will raise the cost as a penalty. I beleive they said if you...

    Started by Okie, 04-09-2006 06:46 PM
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    09-30-2006 05:41 AM Go to last post
  5. Sniffling mice

    Scientists have created a mouse that can catch a cold - raising hopes of new ways to treat serious respiratory conditions and asthma. source (http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/7225742.stm) hey, wait... Scientists have created a mouse that can catch a cold? Those sick bastards! :mad:

    Started by koan, 02-04-2008 02:01 PM
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    02-04-2008 04:27 PM Go to last post
  6. Post so vitial

    health care is so vitial fro all of us citzens we need some good coverage plans that will cover us and our familes.

    Started by thomas40, 02-06-2008 10:48 AM
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    02-06-2008 03:41 PM Go to last post
  7. Health Care and the Liberal Mindset

    Time for a serious discussion, are you ready? Massachusetts was the first state to “solve” the health care crisis, in a manner of speaking he said sarcastically. Having spent 47 years administering employer health care programs, serving on the Boards of directors of four HMOs, consulting for...

    Started by QUINNSCOMMENTARY, 07-05-2008 07:44 PM
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    07-09-2008 04:40 PM Go to last post
  8. What Would You Do?

    What should I do? About a year ago the seventeen year old daughter of one of my employees was found to have a brain tumor, a few months later she had a stroke and has been in the hospital ever since. Now the hospital, the health plan and the treating doctor believe the child needs to leave the...

    Started by QUINNSCOMMENTARY, 07-08-2008 04:31 PM
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    07-10-2008 08:41 PM Go to last post
  9. How Should We Die?

    Looks like considerations of euthanasia laws are coming back in style Margaret Forster, in her compelling book Precious Lives discusses two deaths. One was a beloved sister-in-law, dying of cancer, with morphine enough to end her life had she wished, but she didn't and clung on to the last...

    Started by koan, 08-17-2008 08:54 PM
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    08-19-2008 12:46 AM Go to last post
  10. Irish Health care..another screw up…

    Once again the wonderful Irish Health system has completely screwed up and about 100 women who were tested and cleared for Breast Cancer will be receiving emergency phone calls today to make arrangements for urgent surgery as there were ‘errors’ made in their assessments. An absolute disgrace...

    Started by mikeinie, 11-23-2007 03:24 AM
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    09-27-2008 04:35 AM Go to last post
  11. Medicare is a Good Model?

    I am still waiting for someone to define “affordable health care,” but that is another story. Let's try something else for now. Before I go with some ideas on fixing health care in America, let us agree on what is wrong (maybe). Argument number 1 A major portion of the cost is the...

    Started by QUINNSCOMMENTARY, 07-09-2008 04:38 PM
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    01-30-2009 10:11 AM Go to last post
  12. Who is looking at your health records?

    ‘‘TITLE XXX—HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND QUALITY” The above is the section on the House version of the stimulus legislation for the implementation of a national electronic data bank for medical information. There is a similar provision in the Senate bill. What this means is that every...

    Started by QUINNSCOMMENTARY, 02-10-2009 06:22 PM
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    02-11-2009 09:14 AM Go to last post
  13. Nurse struck off...Panaorama

    Well gee whiz....How stupid can someone be!!! A Nurse of 20 years just got struck off the register by the NMC for secretly filming elderly patients for the BBCs Panaorama program. Permission wasnt obtained until AFTER the fact! True, there was abuse and neglect going on. BUT...she broke the...

    Started by Raven, 04-17-2009 07:59 AM
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    04-17-2009 08:40 AM Go to last post
  14. The "Swine Flu" Concern

    The Swine Flu is in the Headlines this week. Could it be an upcoming pandemic? Swine Flu: 5 Things You Need to Know About the Outbreak (http://news.yahoo.com/s/time/20090427/hl_time/08599189402900) Your responses...........

    Started by along-for-the-ride, 04-27-2009 12:34 PM
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  15. What is wrong with healthcare in America and why the solution is far away?

    There is a lot wrong (and right) with health care in the United States, one of the things that is wrong is patient expectations and perceptions. Consider this real life example (a typical case). A patient undergoes surgery and during the main procedure, the surgeon performs a secondary...

    Started by QUINNSCOMMENTARY, 05-08-2009 06:22 PM
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  16. Marketing strategy in the health care field??????

    10 points easy, please help!!? How do economic, technological, social, and competitive factors influence marketing strategy in the health care field? Which factors do you feel are most influential?

    Started by thehcmgorg, 05-16-2009 04:25 AM
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    05-16-2009 04:14 PM Go to last post
  17. For Americans Only the health care debate

    Given the limited scope of interest in reforming US health care, I thought I would just provide links to two new articles I have prepared on the subject if you are interested (and Americans should be). Both are on my new Blog What is wrong with healthcare in America and why the solution is...

    Started by QUINNSCOMMENTARY, 05-23-2009 02:19 PM
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    05-23-2009 02:19 PM Go to last post
  18. can u help me?

    Who will run the health care system under the Minnesota Health Plan?

    Started by thehcmgorg, 05-18-2009 05:50 AM
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    05-25-2009 09:24 AM Go to last post
  19. A Tribute to Senator Ted Kennedy?

    Considering the Brain Cancer that Senator Ted Kennedy is presently being treated for and it's probable outcome, it's my feeling that our legislators will, as a tribute to him, enact the "Kennedy Health Care Reform Bill'. Pres. Obama has requested that some form of Health Care Plan be presented by...

    Started by Lon, 06-10-2009 08:49 AM
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    06-10-2009 03:30 PM Go to last post
  20. Poll Poll: A deadly Poll

    My original questions were too long: I believe a fetus should be aborted if it will be born with severe handicaps and may not survive or have a low-quality life; I also believe in mercy killing and assisted suicide. I believe a fetus should be aborted if it will be born with severe handicaps...

    Started by Accountable, 06-08-2009 05:29 AM
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    06-12-2009 08:05 AM Go to last post

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