Local healthcare leaders talk future of Obamacare

Local leaders in the healthcare industry, especially hospitals, are keeping a close eye on talks surrounding the possible repeal of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare John Gizdic, president and CEO of New...

‘March for Science’ Organizer Says It’s About the Public, Not the Scientists

Scientists are no strangers to having their work questioned by lawmakers, and now they are fighting back. On April 22, scientists and their supporters will hold a March for Science to advocate for science...
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Universal healthcare is a sinking ship

Universal undefined’s ability to provide state of the art care has already substantially eroded. In particular, access to timely care has become an embarrassment in Canada compared to countries similar to our own. So why...
Compulsory Licensing in India

Addressing Pharmaceuticals Patent Monopolies through Compulsory Licensing in India

Patents in India are granted to encourage inventions and to secure that it is worked on a commercial scale. The Indian Patent Act ensures that a Patentee should not be able to enjoy a...

Oral Health Status in India

Oral health is critical Oral health is critical but underserved and overlooked component of the overall health and well-being of an individual. It has always received step motherly treatment by health policy- makers. Lack of...
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Antimicrobial Resistance : Coming Full Circle

The phenomenon of antimicrobial drugs resistance The most significant breakthrough of the medical sciences, antimicrobial drugs, the compounds used for growth inhibition of disease causing microrganisms, or for their killing, has started faltering. Many disease...
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Doctors banking on Price to fix U.S. health care

As physicians, we are wondering whether the road to health care reform in America goes in circles. Employer-based coverage began in the 1940s, followed by the creation of Medicare and Medicaid in the 1960s...
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Demand for professionals outweighs supply in healthcare

Healthcare management is emerging as a growing field with several career opportunities. Given the possible growth of India’s health sector, professionals with specialised management degrees will be sought after. It is estimated that healthcare...

We need health care price controls

Would somebody please call my congressman and senators at the country club and ask them to put down their golf clubs and write some drug price controls on our medical care industry? We are...
Zika virus infographics

Zika virus continues its spread throughout the Americas and in tropical regions around the...

There is great urgency to understand Zika virus as it continues its spread throughout the Americas and in tropical regions around the globe. What do we actually know about its biology? And what basic...