News tagged with neighborhoods

Kenya hospital imprisons new mothers with no money

(AP)—The director of the Pumwani Maternity Hospital, located in a hardscrabble neighborhood of downtown Nairobi, freely acknowledges what he's accused of: detaining mothers who can't pay their bills. Lazarus ...

Dec 27, 2012
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With problem drinking, where you live may matter

Some people living in disadvantaged neighborhoods may be at increased risk of problem drinking—though much may depend on race and gender, according to a new study in the November issue of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol an ...

Oct 09, 2012
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Medical marijuana outlets not linked to crime

Despite some concerns to the contrary, neighborhoods with medical marijuana dispensaries may not have higher crime rates than other neighborhoods—at least in one California city.

Jun 06, 2012
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Bridging the doctor-patient gap

(HealthDay) -- With health care becoming increasingly high-tech, fast-paced and cost-conscious, a lot of doctors and patients alike are feeling out of sorts.

Jun 01, 2012
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