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Why Alexa's Bedside Manner is Bad For Health Care

During Ramadan, Late-Night Gyms Boom in the Gaza Strip

By Elizabeth Rosenthal |
It remains an open question whether virtual medicine will prove a valuable, convenient adjunct to health care. Or, instead, will it be a way for the U.S. profit-driven health care ...

Recovery Unplugged's Richie Supa on the 60s, Drug Culture, and Getting Clean

Recovery Unplugged's Richie Supa on the 60s, Drug Culture, and Getting Clean

By Jill Gleeson | Jun 17
Music legend Richie Supa speaks candidly of the 60s and the era following the Stonewall Uprising where counterculture often led to addiction.

License Revoked at Health Care Facility When Maggots Found Under Patient Bandage

License Revoked at Health Care Facility When Maggots Found Under Patient Bandage

Jun 17
The state of Arizona is revoking the license of a care facility where an incapacitated woman was raped and gave birth last year after another patient was found to have maggots.

Summer Camp is the Newest Front in Battle Against Measles

Summer Camp is the Newest Front in Battle Against Measles

By Michael Hill | Jun 17
The battle to contain the worst U.S. measles outbreak in 27 years has a new front: summer camp.

CDC Director Praises Alabama HIV Clinic Ahead of Campaign

CDC Director Praises Alabama HIV Clinic Ahead of Campaign

By Blake Paterson | Jun 17
As the federal government prepares to launch an ambitious initiative to end the HIV epidemic, the director of the Centers for Disease Control on Friday applauded an Alabama HIV clinic's commitment to providing health services to rural communities.

New York Ends Religious Exemption to Vaccine Mandates

New York Ends Religious Exemption to Vaccine Mandates

By David Klepper | Jun 14
New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday, as the nation's worst measles outbreak in decades prompts states to reconsider giving parents ways to opt out of immunization rules.

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How Trump Administration Rule Would Undo Health Care Protections for LGBTQ Patients

How Trump Administration Rule Would Undo Health Care Protections for LGBTQ Patients

By Emmarie Huetteman | Jun 14
A new Trump administration proposal would change the civil rights rules dictating whether providers must care for patients who are transgender or have had an abortion.


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Why Alexa's Bedside Manner is Bad For Health Care

Why Alexa's Bedside Manner is Bad For Health Care

It remains an open question whether virtual medicine will prove a valuable, convenient adjunct to health care. Or, instead, will it be a way for the U.S. profit-driven health care system to make big bucks by outsourcing core duties?