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Cuba closes 54 hospitals since 2010: government

Cuba said Tuesday it has closed 54 hospitals since 2010, a sign that recent drastic budget cuts are taking a toll on one of this Communist island's most prized achievements: its vaunted healthcare system.

Oct 10, 2012
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Study: Pregnant teens need better school support

When 15-year-old Kali Gonzalez became pregnant, the honors student considered transferring to an alternative school. She worried teachers would harass her for missing class because of doctor's appointments and morning sickness.

Nov 23, 2012
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Nurses: The forgotten workforce

A new national survey of nurses' attitudes highlights a profession that sees itself as overlooked by management and constantly suffocated by too much red tape.

Sep 02, 2013
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Mathematics: The key to better and cheaper healthcare

Efforts to achieve higher efficiency in healthcare delivery are often assumed to be forced by budget cuts that are in the end harmful to patients. However, quality improvements and cost savings can in fact go side-by-side, ...

Dec 13, 2012
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Thousands protest Spain's health care austerity

(AP)—Thousands of Spanish medical workers and residents angered by budget cuts and plans to partly privatize the cherished national health service marched through some of Madrid's most famous squares on Sunday.

Dec 09, 2012
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