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Health Care in Afghanistan Is Crumbling, Aid Groups Warn

Health Care in Afghanistan Is Crumbling, Aid Groups Warn

Health Care in Afghanistan Is Crumbling, Aid Groups Warn Health Care in Afghanistan Is Crumbling, Aid Groups Warn “It’s terrible timing that this would happen, when right now we’re faced with a situation where humanitarian needs are escalating,” said Dr. Richard Brennan, the regional emergency director for the World Health Organization’s Eastern Mediterranean region. Cesarean sections, immunizations for polio, tuberculosis, …

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Joseph Brodsky Slept Here. The Great Poet’s Cranky Neighbor Couldn’t Care Less.

Joseph Brodsky Slept Here. The Great Poet’s Cranky Neighbor Couldn’t Care Less.

Joseph Brodsky Slept Here. The Great Poet’s Cranky Neighbor Couldn’t Care Less. Joseph Brodsky Slept Here. The Great Poet’s Cranky Neighbor Couldn’t Care Less. ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Until he fled the Soviet Union in 1972, the Russian poet Joseph Brodsky lived in a drab communal apartment in St. Petersburg, sharing a bathroom and kitchen with three other families. Whatever …

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Social care levy ‘could affect family stability for those just about managing’

Social care levy ‘could affect family stability for those just about managing’ Social care levy ‘could affect family stability for those just about managing’ The family stability of those who are just about managing financially could be affected by the new health and social care levy, according to Government documents. A policy paper placed on the Gov.uk website set out the …

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What impact will the social care reforms have on your payslip?

What impact will the social care reforms have on your payslip? What impact will the social care reforms have on your payslip? Around one in seven adults aged 65 face lifetime care costs of more than £100,000, it has been estimated. Here is a look at how a new health and social care levy announced on Tuesday will help to …

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Five Decades Later, Medicare Might Cover Dental Care

Five Decades Later, Medicare Might Cover Dental Care

Five Decades Later, Medicare Might Cover Dental Care Five Decades Later, Medicare Might Cover Dental Care But research increasingly shows how closely dental health is connected to overall health. Dental problems, and their accompanying inflammation and bacteria, can worsen other chronic conditions, like diabetes and heart disease. And missing or sore teeth can make it hard to eat a healthy …

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Dr. Gino Strada, Who Brought Health Care to the Desperate, Dies at 73

Dr. Gino Strada, Who Brought Health Care to the Desperate, Dies at 73

Dr. Gino Strada, Who Brought Health Care to the Desperate, Dies at 73 Dr. Gino Strada, Who Brought Health Care to the Desperate, Dies at 73 Last year, Emergency joined the “People’s Vaccine” campaign, an assembly of health and humanitarian associations and individuals lobbying to ensure that free Covid-19 vaccines are made available to all. On the day he died, …

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Racial Inequities Persist in Health Care Despite Expanded Insurance

Racial Inequities Persist in Health Care Despite Expanded Insurance

Racial Inequities Persist in Health Care Despite Expanded Insurance Racial Inequities Persist in Health Care Despite Expanded Insurance In Dr. Johnston’s hometown St. Louis, as in other cities, fewer health care providers and specialists are found in low-income and minority neighborhoods, which is a function of structural racism and a legacy of residential segregation, Dr. Johnston said. “It’s not a …

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‘I’m the Only Surgeon’: After Haiti Quake, Thousands Seek Scarce Care

‘I’m the Only Surgeon’: After Haiti Quake, Thousands Seek Scarce Care

‘I’m the Only Surgeon’: After Haiti Quake, Thousands Seek Scarce Care ‘I’m the Only Surgeon’: After Haiti Quake, Thousands Seek Scarce Care LES CAYES, Haiti — With broken bones and open wounds, the injured jammed into damaged hospitals or headed to the airport, hoping for mercy flights out. A handful of doctors toiled all night in makeshift triage wards. A …

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Kamala Harris Summons Business Leaders to Discuss Child Care

Kamala Harris Summons Business Leaders to Discuss Child Care

Kamala Harris Summons Business Leaders to Discuss Child Care Kamala Harris Summons Business Leaders to Discuss Child Care The day after Senate Democrats passed their “big, bold” $3.5 trillion budget blueprint, Vice President Kamala Harris convened business leaders on Thursday to build corporate support for one of the plan’s pillars: child care. “Affordable child care, we know, relates to both …

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Return to Work? Not With Child Care Still in Limbo, Some Parents Say.

Return to Work? Not With Child Care Still in Limbo, Some Parents Say.

Return to Work? Not With Child Care Still in Limbo, Some Parents Say. Return to Work? Not With Child Care Still in Limbo, Some Parents Say. Brianna McCain left her job as an office manager when the pandemic started, to care for her two young daughters. By last spring, she was ready to go back to work. But she hasn’t …

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