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Policymakers Should Set Genetic Testing Free

The FDA has banned 23andMe from selling its personal genetic testing kits. But consumers should know the truth about themselves—and so policymakers should set the company free. One would think in an age where everyone is required to have health insurance that we’d want to get the best information about our health as possible. Then, …

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Resistant Infections, a crisis of paralysis of modern medicine

  The combination of the Arab Spring and the economic crisis in southern Europe has led to a quiet panic spreading in hospitals across the Mediterranean Basin. “With the disorganization of medical services, the number of infections resisting most known antibiotics has literally exploded,” says professor Patrice Nordmann, chief of the bacteriology-virology-parasitology department at the …

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America`s Medical Cartels Protected by Politicians

  Americans are too selfish to understand that by helping their neighbors, they create a safety net for themselves.     Two years ago, Barack Obama signed into law the most comprehensive reform of American health care since Medicare. Most of its provisions haven’t been implemented yet. But the debate about it rages on at …

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Somalia UN World Food Program: Refuses to pay and finance Al-Shabaab terrorism

  A human migration that started more than a month     A table made of bits and pieces, an old notebook, green crumbling walls: this is where Luul Mohamed, the 46-year-old head of the pediatrics department at Banadir Hospital in Mogadishu examines a hundred children every day. Sheesam comes in with her mother. She …

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Mitt Romney Reboots Message : “Everything about him is Elite”

  Indeed, Mitt 3.0 hopes to play up his past as a corporate turnaround artist and focus less on being “just one of the guys.” While Romney tends to poll well with upper-middle-class, college-educated voters, he has traditionally struggled with the party’s blue-collar base. The campaign appears now to be betting that even if Tea …

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American health-care reform dead or alive

“EVERYTHING there is to say about health care has been said and just about everyone has said it…now is the time to make a decision.” So declared President Barack Obama to an audience of doctors and nurses gathered at the White House. After a year of dithering, he is now leaping into action.

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