Health Care

‘I can’t afford that’ – Woman Trapped By Train Begs People Not To Call Ambulance – Video

‘I can’t afford that’ – Woman Trapped By Train Begs People Not To Call Ambulance – Video

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Woman trapped by train: “It’s $3000,” she wailed. “I can’t afford that.” Boston Globe reporter Maria Cramer posted a heart-wrenching Twitter thread about a woman who had her leg caught between a train and the platform last Friday. Cramer’s initial tweet stated: Awful scene on the orange line. […]

New York City Medical Examiner’s Lab DNA Testing Potentially Unreliable

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit Attorneys for the Legal Aid Society and Federal Defenders of New York have requested that New York State inspector general’s office open an investigation on the New York City medical examiner’s lab. The attorneys are questioning the reliability of two different DNA testing techniques that the lab had […]

Increased Sex Hormone Levels may mean Increased Risk of Death for Men 

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit A new study published in Hypertension shows that men with increased levels of sex hormones may be at higher risk for pulmonary arterial hypertension, or PAH. This condition causes increased blood pressure in the arteries of the lungs, a condition that can be fatal. Symptoms of PAH include shortness of […]

The GOP’s Healthcare Fail Has Not Been Ignored by Democrats

The GOP’s Healthcare Fail Has Not Been Ignored by Democrats

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit It’s good to see that Democrats are still pushing, even if quietly, for healthcare reform. Republicans have talked about repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act for years. When the time came for them to do it, though, they fell short and came off looking generally unprepared. Democrats […]

New Indiana Law Requires Doctors To Report Abortion Histories To State Department

New Indiana Law Requires Doctors To Report Abortion Histories To State Department

Share on Facebook Twitter Google+ E-mail Reddit A new Indiana state law requires doctors and hospitals to find out whether or not a woman has had an abortion if she’s seeking treatment for a physical or a psychological condition to see if there’s a correlation between the two. If there is a correlation, starting July […]

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