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eHealth Technologies innovates to improve patient access to life-saving medical treatments

Dan Torrens has been named CEO of eHealth Technologies. E-health technologies logo New leaders will drive digital solutions that accelerate care for the critically ill ROCHESTER, NEW YORK, USA, March 10, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — When time means life or death for patients with serious diagnoses, eHealth Technologies™ offers powerful digital solutions that advance the delivery […]

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Myanmar junta denies medical treatment to prisoners sick with COVID-19

Obo Jail in Mandalay. By The Irrawaddy March 8, 2022 Sick people showing symptoms of COVID-19 in Mandalay’s Obo prison are being denied medical treatment, according to relatives and people who help political prisoners. “Prisoners are only isolated when they are suspected of having contracted COVID-19. They receive no medical treatment. There […]

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Firefighters union calls for increased funding to improve medical care and retain staff | ARLnow

Arlington County firefighters rescue a window washer hanging from a safety harness in the 1500 block of Wilson Blvd last year (staff photo by Jay Westcott) The Arlington Fire Union says the county’s proposed budget for 2022-23 underfunds the fire department and puts residents at unnecessary risk, but county officials dispute that characterization. The union […]

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Seattle attorney Mike Maxwell wins $10 million judgment for wrongful medical treatment

A federal judge has awarded $10 million to a Seattle woman who mistakenly received a flu shot instead of birth control, resulting in lifelong medical bills. When medical institutions fail to give the right treatment to the right patient, there is an obligation to compensate for the resulting expense and emotional distress. — Lawyer Mike […]

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Texas classifies medical treatment of trans minors as abuse, threatens parents and orders caregivers to report

Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has said any medical treatment of transgender minors is child abuse and said his office could prosecute parents of transgender children, as well as ‘compulsory reporters’ who fail to report not the medical treatment of transgender children to the state. Meanwhile, Republican Gov. Greg Abbott urged state officials to […]

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Overseas medical treatment costs Nigeria $11 billion

Overseas medical treatment continues despite Buhari’s promise to end it By Jeph Ajobaju, Editor-in-Chief Nigerians have spent $11.01 billion on medical care abroad in 10 years, according to Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) balance of payments data, a capital flight that is depleting foreign exchange reserves and weakens the naira. Nigerians spent $11.01 billion on […]

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£7,000 appeal to help eight-year-old in Stratford get life-saving medical treatment

An eight-year-old boy who had a 5% chance of surviving after suffering a life-threatening brain haemorrhage now needs £7,000 in medical support to help him recover. Eight-year-old Szymon Wieribzcki at home with his mother Klaudia Wierzbicka. Photo: Mark Williamson S8/2/22/3580. (54794005) However, the kind of medical care Szymon Wierzbicki needs is not available on the […]

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UPDATE: After 2 years, Syrians displaced from Rukban camp receive medical treatment

A boy holds a tarp provided by private donors at the Rukban IDP camp in southeastern Syria, December 2020 For the first time in years, an international medical team has entered Rukban camp to assess and treat some of the 12,000 displaced civilians in the area. Residents and humanitarian activists confirmed to EA WorldView that […]

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Right to health – Medical care reimbursement provisions should be interpreted liberally: Chhattisgarh High Court

The Chhattisgarh High Court has ruled that self-preservation is a facet of the right to health, a fundamental right under Article 21 of the Constitution of India. Ordering the authority to consider the claimant’s claim for medical reimbursement ex post, Judge Sanjay Kumar Agarwal held that the provisions relating to the reimbursement of medical care […]

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Keeping humans healthy in space will improve medical treatment on Earth

Every discovery made in space has implications for life on Earth. Too often, endless announcements of new space launches, partnerships, and the golden price of returning to the moon and deep space overshadow the more subtle advances in medical research and technology that make a return to earth viable. final border. “How do you make […]

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Health system, companies are responsible for interest in alternative medicine

By Christopher Hernández January 10, 2022 Juana Garcia / The Cougar The current trend towards alternative medicine is often credited to the anti-vaccine movement, but America’s flawed healthcare system and the companies that sell these treatments are causing people to seek out these other options. Although alternative medicine doesn’t always work, instead of shaming the […]

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OBHealthy hosts a webinar to highlight the importance of preventative medical treatment during the pandemic

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ, January 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — What do you expect to be different in your medical care this year? Expert doctors will answer this question and other health issues that webinar attendees would like to discuss. This is an opportunity for you to participate and ask medical questions. You will have the opportunity […]

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Kenya: Bill seeks to regulate alternative medicine

Parliament moved to regulate alternative medicine to ensure practitioners work under formal guidelines, including proof of their medical history. The National Assembly’s health committee is working on a bill that will regulate the operations of traditional herbalists. MPs retreated to Mombasa over the weekend to consider the cost of health care in the country. The […]

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The autistic patient: obstacles to medical treatment

An autistic woman’s perspective on why much needs to be done to improve medical intervention for people on the spectrum. My neck and arm had begun to throb, joining the sharp pain in my back, and I shifted in the chair to try to relieve it, temporarily losing track of the conversation. “I don’t understand […]

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Channels and Meridians in Alternative Medicine: The Research

We typically think of energy as something that powers light, heat, and electricity in our homes. But does energy, in some ways, power us? Throughout history, religions like Hinduism, Buddhism, and systems of medicine like Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) have referred to life energy flowing through the body in currents or “channels.” Traditionally, the channels […]

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The Bahamian heritage of bush medicine

Martha Hanna-Smith is an educator who grew up on Acklins Island in the Bahamas, which is 92 square miles in size. As an artisan and educator, Hanna-Smith has been teaching local residents how to turn their crafts into entrepreneurship for over 40 years. She works with the natural materials of her native land, including straw, […]

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WCRI Update: No Delays in Medical Treatment of Workers’ Compensation at Height of Pandemic: Risk and Insurance

Study shows no significant delay in workers’ compensation care early in COVID-19 pandemic. A new study from the Workers Compensation Research Institute, titled “The Early Impact of COVID-19 on Medical Treatment for Workers Compensation Non-COVID-19 Claims,” found virtually no delays in treatment during the first two quarters of the pandemic. The report aimed to “investigate […]

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Volunteer Pilots Connect Remote Areas to Advanced Medical Treatment – California Health Report

Chris Bennett, volunteer pilot for Angel Flight West, outside his hangar at Reid-Hillview Airport in San Jose. Click the “play” button on the image above to watch “Flying with ‘Angels’”. Eileen Ambrosini moved to the small town of Atwater, California in 1979. Over the next three decades, she met her husband, raised her daughter, and […]

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Recent Cases of Bad Faith Concerning the Reasonableness of Medical Treatment | Cozen O’Connor

In two recent cases, courts have shown great deference to physicians treating patients in determining the reasonableness of medical treatment. This deference seems to reflect a reluctance of the courts to decide what health care is appropriate for a patient. In Peterson v. Western National Mut. Ins. Co., 946 NW2d 903 (Minn. 2020), the policyholder […]

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Refusing medical treatment: do you have the right to say no?

Key points: Individual autonomy is a core value in Western medical systems. Courts have upheld the right of patients to choose their own medical treatment, even when their decisions may result in ill health or death. The right to refuse medical treatment can only be overridden when a patient is found by a court to […]

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Many patients with ischemia do not receive optimal medical treatment

Less than half of patients whose peripheral vascular disease progressed to critical limb ischemia (CLI) received guideline-directed optimal medical treatment (GDMT), according to new research. GDMT is a comprehensive treatment plan designed to reduce the risk of cardiovascular events and improve blood circulation in the lower extremities. The authors collected recent data from the Vascular […]

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Medically clear: Medical therapy holds more promise than surgery… : Emergency medicine news

peritonsillar abscess: peritonsillar abscess Figure Figure Suction. To verify. Headlamp. To verify. Cetacaine. To verify. Gauze. To verify. Vaginal ultrasound probe. To verify. Needle and syringe. To verify. Sound familiar? It’s always been one of the trickiest procedures in the emergency department: Invasive drainage of angina requires a patient patient, a patient nurse and, if […]

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The psychology of alternative medicine

“Pseudoscience is popular because it confirms what we believe; science is unpopular because it makes us question what we believe. Good science, like good art, often upends our established ways of seeing the world.” —Carol Tavris, social psychologist Source: Pixabay With Gwyneth Paltrow’s new Netflix docuseries, The Goop Lab, slated to launch on January 24, […]

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The conflict between alternative medicine and medical science dates back to the 19th century

Medicine today is a highly specialized science, advanced by expensive laboratory research published in reputable scientific journals, following strict criteria of scientific evidence. Meanwhile, unorthodox or alternative medicine thrives on divergent theories, which more or less conflict with orthodox medicine. This division dates back to the 19and century, where the central themes of the modern […]

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Medical treatment not yet approved? No problem! Welcome to bypass tourism

Medical tourism is the practice of seeking medical care across international borders. Countries with established medical sectors like the United States, Europe, India and Thailand are traditional destinations for international visitors seeking medical care. Although costs are usually paid out of pocket, some patients seek medical care abroad because it is cheaper than in their […]