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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…

wsj.com - Peter Loftus - Hospitals Cancel Medical Scans Because of Dye Shortage
Hospitals Cancel Medical Scans Because of Dye Shortage
Wall Street Journal

China's Covid-19 pandemic lockdowns have led to a shortage of a dye widely used in medical scans, prompting U.S. hospitals including the Mayo Clinic to ration supplies, postpone procedures or switch to less optimal imaging. The shortage arose in…

19thnews.org - Shefali Luthra - Medication abortion is recognized as safe - even without a doctor - but do enough people know about it?
Medication abortion is recognized as safe - even without a doctor - but do enough people know about it?
19th News

With the Supreme Court likely to soon strike down Roe v. Wade, abortion rights activists, researchers and providers are pointing to “self-managed abortion” — ending a pregnancy on one's own, without a doctor — as the…

foxnews.com - Peter Aitken - UK 'dangerously over reliant' on China for medical supplies despite Prime Minister's 2020 pledge: report
UK 'dangerously over reliant' on China for medical supplies despite Prime Minister's 2020 pledge: report
Fox News

The British National Health Service (NHS) over the past two years has tripled its spending on Chinese-made medical supplies, spending more than $7 billion in 2021. 'Before the pandemic hit only 6 percent of vital medical supplies were shipped in…

forbes.com - Howard Gleckman - Why Congress Will Borrow To Help Ukraine But May Offset New COVID-19 Medical Costs With Spending Cuts
Why Congress Will Borrow To Help Ukraine But May Offset New COVID-19 Medical Costs With Spending Cuts
Forbes

Why is Congress prepared to spend billions of dollars for new aid to Ukraine without requiring offsetting tax increases or spending cuts at the same time lawmakers are demanding that more COVID-19-related therapeutics and testing be fully paid for?

nytimes.com - Soumya Karlamangla - How the Bay Area Became California's Latest Covid Hot Spot
How the Bay Area Became California's Latest Covid Hot Spot
The New York Times

Since the early days of the pandemic, the Bay Area has been seen as a model for how to minimize the spread of the coronavirus. The region instated the nation's first stay-at-home orders in March 2020, and has since consistently seen lower levels of…

utexas.edu - Changing the Cancer Equation | Dell Medical School
Changing the Cancer Equation | Dell Medical School
The University of Texas at Austin

Cancer is arguably the greatest health challenge of our time. Nearly 40% of us will be diagnosed with it at some point in our lives. In the last 50 years, clinical advances have substantially reduced the mortality rate for people with cancer, but…

health.com - Jocelyn Solis-Moreira - When Is Abortion Considered Medically Necessary?
When Is Abortion Considered Medically Necessary?
Health

Fact checked on May 17, 2022 by Rich Scherr, a journalist and fact-checker with more than three decades of experience. The Supreme Court may very well overturn Roe v. Wade, a long-standing precedent that gives pregnant people the constitutional…

cleveland.com - Laura Hancock, cleveland.com - Ohio medical marijuana dispensary expansion begins: Capitol Letter
Ohio medical marijuana dispensary expansion begins: Capitol Letter
cleveland

Just doob it: Ohio could soon double the number of medicinal marijuana dispensaries. Laura Hancock reports that the Ohio Board of Pharmacy gave the go-ahead for 70 provisional licenses for new medical marijuana dispensaries in the state Monday…

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.

statnews.com - Russian aggression underscores the U.S.'s need for greater investment in medical countermeasures
Russian aggression underscores the U.S.'s need for greater investment in medical countermeasures
STAT

The U.S. government has warned that Russia could use chemical weapons against Ukraine. Russia's president, Vladimir Putin, has threatened to use nuclear weapons under certain conditions. Russia's secret police have used nerve agents to attack…

tuoitrenews.vn - Vinh Tho - Than Hoang - Lan Anh / Tuoi Tre News - Kickbacks in medical equipment procurement exposed in Vietnam
Kickbacks in medical equipment procurement exposed in Vietnam
Vietnam

Giving and taking kickbacks in procuring coronavirus test kits during the COVID-19 pandemic has been uncovered across Vietnam, with dozens of health officials arrested for involvement in price gouging for illegitimate profit by a supplier…

forbes.com - Katie Jennings - Mirvie Raises $60 Million For Blood Test To Predict Pregnancy Complications
Mirvie Raises $60 Million For Blood Test To Predict Pregnancy Complications
Forbes

This year, more than 3.6 million women will give birth in the U.S. Around 4% of them will have a potentially fatal high blood pressure condition known as preeclampsia. It will be three times more likely to kill Black mothers than white ones. And…

nytimes.com - Daniel Bergner - Doctors Gave Her Antipsychotics. She Decided to Live With Her Voices.
Doctors Gave Her Antipsychotics. She Decided to Live With Her Voices.
The New York Times

Caroline Mazel-Carlton began hearing voices when she was in day care. Mornings, by the time she was in middle school, a bowl of oatmeal awaited her for breakfast next to a white saucer of colorful pills. Her voices remained vibrant. They weren't…

washingtontechnology.com - Ross Wilkers - DHA awards $10B military medical research contract
DHA awards $10B military medical research contract
Washington Technology

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