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USA:Expect your health insurance costs to rise in 2017

August cnbc; You’ll pay a little more for your workplace health insurance plan next year. Health insurance premiums will increase by 5 percent in 2017 for employees, according to a recent study from the National Business Group on Health, a Washington, D.C.-based organization that represents large employers. That’s about on par with …

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NAMIBIA: Cats Feed On Human Flesh At Windhoek Central Hospital

August Namibian; FERAL cats have invaded the Windhoek Central Hospital, forcing the management to keep bags containing amputated body parts in cages. FERAL cats have invaded the Windhoek Central Hospital, forcing the management to keep bags containing amputated body parts in cages. The health ministry has had to capture some of the …

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NIGERIA:’ICT Contributes to Improved Healthcare Delivery’

August 2016 ThisDay; The invention of Information Communication Technology (ICT) has contributed immensely to Healthcare delivery in the world. Indeed, it had contributed to the feat achieved by medical personnel in the diagnosis, treatment and management of diseases in Nigeria, according to speakers and experts in the field of medicine and science. …

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USA: Are We Witnessing an Obamacare Exodus?

August 2016 TheMotleyFool; It’s been more than two years since the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as “Obamacare,” was fully implemented, but the controversy surrounding the health law hasn’t died down one iota. In one corner, supporters of Obamacare can rightly point to the lowest uninsured rates on record. The …

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USA: The Vaccination Double Standard

July 2016 slate; For a baby born at 28 weeks—a full three months early—he was doing remarkably well, “feeding and growing” until he was big and strong enough to be cared for at home. As medical residents on the neonatal unit, we rarely saw this baby’s family. But when we …

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