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The medicalization of life

Here's a question that's not being asked in the health-care debate: How much medical care do we want in our lives? It's something we should be discussing.

dateMar 16, 2010 in Health
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Wealth buys health -- even in China

Studies in the United States have long shown that rich people tend to be healthier than poor people, and that this "health gap" between the haves and have-nots gets worse as people get older. But is that because the U.S. ...

dateMar 15, 2010 in Health
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A full house raises risk of hospital deaths

Admission to a hospital when most of the beds are already full can be deadly for patients, according to a new University of Michigan Health System study showing high occupancy increases the risk of dying in the hospital by ...

dateMar 09, 2010 in Other
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