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The hidden impact of aids on South African children

December 1st is World AIDS day. There are 33.4 million people worldwide living with HIV, 67per cent in the Sub-Saharan Africa region. In South Africa alone, 5.6 million people are HIV-positive, with only 22 per cent having ...

dateDec 01, 2010 in Health
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Phone-in doctoring fails to improve patient outcomes

Keeping in close contact with heart failure patients once they leave the hospital has been an ongoing challenge for physicians. A patient's condition can worsen with no notice and early intervention could potentially make ...

dateNov 16, 2010 in Other
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Germany passes unpopular health system reforms

Germany's parliament Friday passed some unpopular reforms to the country's creaking health system that will increase the financial burden on patients in a bid to ease yawning healthcare deficits.

dateNov 12, 2010 in Health
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