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Time to reopen PFI contracts

It is time to reopen private finance initiative (PFI) contracts say leading public health physician, Professor Allyson Pollock, and colleagues in the British Medical Journal today.

dateFeb 09, 2011 in Health
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Study maps need for kids' doctors in rural areas

(AP) -- There are enough children's doctors in the United States, they just work in the wrong places, a new study finds. Some wealthy areas are oversaturated with pediatricians and family doctors. Other parts of the nation ...

dateDec 20, 2010 in Health
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Low-income populations more affected by asthma

(PhysOrg.com) -- Almost 5 million Californians have been diagnosed with asthma, and those living in poverty suffer more severe consequences from the condition than those in higher income brackets, according to a new report ...

dateDec 17, 2010 in Health
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