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In Los Angeles, reporter Peiwen Jing finds that the public health system could be doing far more to reach out to Chinese immigrants about health care coverage and access to care.
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A British High Court judge has reinstated Dr. Waney Squier’s right to practice medicine, in a decision that dismissed as “unsustainable” a number of findings by a tribunal appointed by the General Medical Council (GMC) in 2015 to investigate her testimony in a series of shaken baby cases. A well res

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You might think that tooth decay was a disease only seen in elderly patients, but the fact of the matter is that teeth can decay long before they are fully matured. In countries where dental care is seen as a luxury rather than a necessity, oral health deficiencies are prevalent in people of all age

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A reporter who was on the scene shortly after the terror attack in San Bernardino follows up with the victims and first responders over the following year to understand how the event impacted their mental health.
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Voiness Nyatsuro (35) a mother of two gave birth to triplets, two boys and a girl on January 28 ,2016 when she least expected it ....

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Cleaning products with antibiotics do not get you “cleaner” than soap and water but they do encourage antibiotic resistance and “superbugs” and disrupt endocrine systems in humans and animals.

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“Our church does not allow us to go to hospitals for medication and child birth as for that I did not do anything wrong here your worship,” said Nyamukondiwa Lazaro a member of the Johanne Marange Apostolic sect  when he appeared before a magistrate facing murder charges....

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Pregnant to term and home alone, 18 year old Sofia Nyangani sneaked out into a nearby bush outside their Odzi home to self-deliver....

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Remember the old days of diagnosing yourself online? From frantically googling your aches and pains to clicking around on WebMD’s interactive Symptom Checker, early digital health resources often left us high and dry, with incomplete - or worse, inaccurate - information.

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The chances of the woman returning for contraceptive advice after giving birth are uncertain thus resulting in high unmet need of contraception....

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