News tagged with financial burden

Germany passes unpopular health system reforms

Germany's parliament Friday passed some unpopular reforms to the country's creaking health system that will increase the financial burden on patients in a bid to ease yawning healthcare deficits.

Nov 12, 2010
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Late-stage melanoma results in economic burden

In an article published in the March 2010 Archives of Dermatology, researchers report that in the United States, melanoma treatment in late stages of the disease is of significant cost in the population 65 years and older.

Mar 15, 2010
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'It costs too much to be healthy'

The high cost of health care is deterring parents from taking their children to the doctor or buying prescription medication, regardless of how much money they make or whether they have health insurance, according to a study ...

May 02, 2011
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WHO chief accuses 'big tobacco' of dirty tricks

The World Health Organization's chief on Monday urged governments to unite against "big tobacco", as she accused the industry of dirty tricks, bullying and immorality in its quest to keep people smoking.

Oct 10, 2011
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