Category Healthcare

Medical Error: The Third Leading Cause of Death in the US — Global Research

This article was originally published in 2016. Introduction “2.6 million people die annually in low-and middle-income countries from medical errors, and that most of those deaths are related to misdiagnosis and administration of pharmaceutical products…Medication errors alone cost an estimated … The post Medical Error: The Third Leading Cause of Death in the US appeared… via […]

Nation That Says It Can’t Afford Medicare for All Has Spent $5.6 Trillion on War Since 9/11 — Undernews

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The truth about cancer research — Brasscheck TV

  Archives They don’t want to find answers that will reduce their revenue Chemo, surgery, radiation only – nothing else “pays” The truth about cancer research. First thing to know: It’s a cancer “industry” first and foremost. Bottom line: They don’t want to find answers that will reduce their revenue. Chemo, surgery, radiation only – nothing… […]

Ralph Nader: American Seniors Are Being Duped — Truthdig RSS

While the Democratic presidential candidates are debating full Medicare for All, giant insurance companies like UnitedHealthcare are advertising to the elderly in an attempt to lure them from Traditional Medicare (TM) to the so-called Medicare Advantage (MA)—a corporate plan that UnitedHealthcare promotes to turn a profit at the expense of enrollees. Almost one third of […]

A biased algorithm is delaying healthcare for black people in the US

By Jessica Hamzelou A medical algorithm used in the US is prioritising the treatment of healthier white people over sicker black people Joe Raedle/Getty Images Black people in the US may be missing out on healthcare because a widely used algorithm is racially biased. The proportion of black people referred for extra care would more than […]

QOTD: Goldman Sachs Asks in Biotech Research Report – ‘Is Curing Patients a Sustainable Business Model?’ — RIELPOLITIK

Source – naturalnews.com – “…The success of its hepatitis C franchise has gradually exhausted the available pool of treatable patients,” the analyst wrote. “In the case of infectious diseases such as hepatitis C, curing existing patients also decreases the number of carriers able to transmit the virus to new patients, thus the incident pool also […] […]

Infant and Child Mortality in the US – Worse than 55 Other Countries — The Most Revolutionary Act

September 26, 2019 Infant and Child Mortality in the U.S.—Nothing to Brag About By the Children’s Health Defense Team The United States spends over $230 billion annually on children’s personal health care, representing about 8.4% of total U.S. health care spending. Spending jumped by 56% between 1996 and 2013—with some of the increase likely covering […] […]