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Biden Should Extend a “Public Option” as a Message to “Health Care Royalists”

By MIKE MAGEE In this world of political theatrics, with Democratic legislators from Texas forced into exodus to preserve voters’ rights, and Tucker Carlson rantings about Rep. Eric Swalwell riding shirtless on a camel in Qatar streaming relentlessly, Americans can be excused if they missed a substantive and historic news event last week. On Friday,… Read More »

‘£1.8m jab helped tiny Arthur and no cost should be too high to save a baby’

Newborn babies can have some heartbreaking illnesses, for which there are no treatments. Spinal muscular atrophy used to be one of them, with ­babies rarely living longer than two years old. But now there’s new hope for SMA – gene therapy. Costly though it is, £1.8million for the one-off jab, it promises to give babies… Read More »

Healthcare, Heal Thyself! How the Industry Can and Should Play the Trust Card

The emergence of the COVID-19 vaccine “infodemic” has slowed the ability for nations around the world to emerge out of the public health crisis. Growing cynicism among some health citizens facing the politicization of public health tactics like vaccines and facial masks is what we’re talking about. At the root is peoples’ lack of trust… Read More »

Americans should get colon cancer screenings at 45, new guidelines say

Loading the player… Americans should start getting screened for colon cancer earlier — at age 45 instead of waiting until they’re 50, according to guidelines released Tuesday. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force said it’s time for the change because colorectal cancer increasingly is appearing in younger adults. Colorectal cancer is one of the nation’s… Read More »