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China HIV leak violates patients' rights: WHO

A leak of HIV carriers' identities in China was a violation of their "fundamental right", the World Health Organization said, after reports that hundreds of infected people were approached by telephone swindlers.

Jul 19, 2016
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Promise of shared patient data uncertain

The vision for broad sharing of clinical data through Health Information Exchanges is a bit hazy, according to two University of Michigan research studies that show the number of public exchanges has declined, and sharing ...

Jul 07, 2016
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New food labels show appetite for change

New federal government country of origin food labels are a good start, but there is plenty of scope to go even further according to a University of Queensland researcher.   

Jul 01, 2016
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Tips provided for leveraging social media

(HealthDay)—During a presentation at the 2016 American Medical Association Annual Meeting, Kevin Pho, M.D., founder and editor of the popular physician blog KevinMD, shared insights into making a difference in health care ...

Jun 22, 2016
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