News tagged with health care crisis

Doctors say Venezuela's health care in collapse

Evelina Gonzalez was supposed to undergo cancer surgery in July following chemotherapy but wound up shuttling from hospital to hospital in search of an available operating table. On the crest of her left ...

Nov 06, 2013
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Spaniards protest health care reforms

(AP)—Thousands of people marched in Madrid on Sunday to protest plans to privatize parts of their public health care system, with some questioning the motives behind the government's actions.

Jan 13, 2013
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Cuba to free doctors from onerous travel rules

(AP)—Cuba is eliminating longstanding restrictions on health care professionals' overseas travel as part of a broader migration reform that takes effect next week, an island doctor told The Associated Press ...

Jan 07, 2013
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Palliative care improves outcomes for seniors

Seniors in long-term care experienced a significant reduction in emergency room visits and depression when receiving palliative care services, according to a recent collaborative study by researchers at Hebrew SeniorLife's ...

Dec 10, 2012
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Supreme Court to reignite US health care debate

History may judge Barack Obama's health care plan either as the anchor of a legacy of reform, or an emblem of a presidency born in high ambition but dragged down by political reality.

Mar 23, 2012
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Slovakia doctors threaten to leave over low pay

(AP) -- Slovakia has declared a state of emergency in more than a dozen hospitals to ensure that health care is not compromised after thousands of doctors resigned from public hospitals over low pay.

Nov 29, 2011
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