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theglobeandmail.com - Carly Weeks - Vote of Confidence: The future of health care in Ontario
Vote of Confidence: The future of health care in Ontario
The Globe and Mail

Please log in to bookmark this story. Create Free Account Hello, and welcome to the first edition of Vote of Confidence, your guide to learning the ins and outs of the biggest issues of the Ontario election. Today, much as it's been for the past…

theintercept.com - Schuyler Mitchell - The Right's Creeping Pro-Natalist Rhetoric on Abortion and Trans Health Care
The Right's Creeping Pro-Natalist Rhetoric on Abortion and Trans Health Care
The Intercept

Conservatives have been sounding the alarm over America's declining birthrates for years. Against this baby bust backdrop, fear of sterilization has emerged as a troubling talking point on the right. In the leaked draft opinion that would overturn…

techcrunch.com - Annie Njanja - CarePoint raises $10M to spread healthcare tech across Africa
CarePoint raises $10M to spread healthcare tech across Africa
TechCrunch

Image Credits: Sangu Delle, CarePoint founder and CEO / CarePoint CarePoint, a technology-driven healthcare startup, has raised $10 million bridge round to accelerate its growth across Africa, as it seeks to make healthcare accessible to the…

forbes.com - Deb Gordon - Amid Healthcare's Great Resignation, Burned Out Workers Are Pursuing Flexibility And Passion
Amid Healthcare's Great Resignation, Burned Out Workers Are Pursuing Flexibility And Passion
Forbes

The Great Resignation—the mass exodus of unsatisfied workers—has hit few industries harder than healthcare. According to some reports, the field has lost an estimated 20% of its workforce, including 30% of nurses. This year alone…

entrepreneur.com - Iman Bashir - The Next Frontier For Healthcare: Blockchain, AR and VR
The Next Frontier For Healthcare: Blockchain, AR and VR
Entrepreneur

The healthcare industry is primed for a revolution as the convergence of blockchain, cryptocurrency, virtual reality and artificial intelligence begin to take hold. U.S. healthcare spending is estimated to reach $8.3 trillion by 2040, up from $4…

mit.edu - Can artificial intelligence overcome the challenges of the health care system?
Can artificial intelligence overcome the challenges of the health care system?
Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Even as rapid improvements in artificial intelligence have led to speculation over significant changes in the health care landscape, the adoption of AI in health care has been minimal. A 2020 survey by Brookings, for example, found that less than 1…

cnbc.com - Andrew Graham, founder and managing partner of Jackson Square CapitalĀ  - Op-ed: Energy and health care are attractive sectors to watch the rest of the year
Op-ed: Energy and health care are attractive sectors to watch the rest of the year
CNBC

Expect mid-to-late cycle dynamics to play out once the inflation scare recedes, meaning financial, energy and materials companies will do best. Then indexes will rebound. Stocks to keep an eye on include Shell, Eli Lilly and Ulta Beauty. The…

reuters.com - Abbye E. Alexander - Navigating the hazard of rising violence in health care facilities
Navigating the hazard of rising violence in health care facilities
Reuters

May 17, 2022 - While not widely spoken about, the health care industry has long been regarded as one of the most dangerous professions due to the recognized hazard of workplace violence many medical providers face while performing their duties. Due…

globalnews.ca - Elizabeth Zogalis - Bill 96: Quebec premier says health care will remain the same for anglophones, immigrants
Bill 96: Quebec premier says health care will remain the same for anglophones, immigrants
Global News

Premier François Legault says critics of Bill 96 have it all wrong. He insists access to health care for anglophones will remain the same once the new language law is passed. Story continues below advertisement “I want to be very…

thehill.com - Joseph Choi - Health Care - FDA expands booster shots to kids 5-11
Health Care - FDA expands booster shots to kids 5-11
The Hill

Congress held a hearing on UFOs for the first time in decades on Tuesday, and we learned there are around 400 reports of strange aerial encounters so far. Today in health care, booster shots are now authorized for children 5-11, and House Democrats…

ctinsider.com - Luther Turmelle - Hartford Healthcare planning to add a dozen new medical facilities in Fairfield County
Hartford Healthcare planning to add a dozen new medical facilities in Fairfield County
CT Insider

Hartford Healthcare is making a major push into southwestern Connecticut, adding a dozen new medical facilities in Fairfield County over the next 18 months, according to an executive with the company that will be handling the construction work.

reuters.com - Gabriella Borter - Michigan judge blocks enforcement of state's pre-Roe v. Wade abortion ban
Michigan judge blocks enforcement of state's pre-Roe v. Wade abortion ban
Reuters

May 17 (Reuters) - A Michigan judge on Tuesday granted a temporary injunction to block the enforcement of a state abortion ban, which might have taken effect if the U.S. Supreme Court overturns the Roe v. Wade precedent that legalized abortion…

nytimes.com - Jan Ransom - Judge Faults Medical Care for Detainees in Latest Sign of Rikers Crisis
Judge Faults Medical Care for Detainees in Latest Sign of Rikers Crisis
The New York Times

A state judge ruled on Tuesday that New York City's Correction Department had failed to provide detainees with timely medical care. The ruling came the same day that city officials and a federal monitor produced a plan to potentially avoid a…

npr.org - The Associated Press - South Carolina becomes the latest state to enact a transgender sports ban
South Carolina becomes the latest state to enact a transgender sports ban
NPR.org

COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina's governor has quietly signed into law a bill that would ban transgender students from playing girls' or women's sports in public schools and colleges as the state joins about a dozen others that have passed…

wilx.com - Maureen Halliday - Your Health: Good dental care for children
Your Health: Good dental care for children
WILX

Published: May. 17, 2022 at 5:23 PM EDT|Updated: 1 hour ago LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 21% of children -- ages 6-11 -- have had cavities in their permanent teeth. What can parents do to…

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