Health

Busted: Republicans Make the Case for Obamacare?

Busted:  Republicans Make the Case for Obamacare?

By Christopher Flavelle for Bloomberg The Republican presidential candidates are pitching Obamacare. Marco Rubio wants to “ensure those with pre-existing health conditions can get access to affordable coverage.” Ted Cruz wants to “delink health insurance from employment.” Jeb Bush favors letting employers “use financial incentives to encourage wellness programs.”John Kasich wants to use episode-based payments to […]

The Russian Phoenix: Hope or Illusion?

The Russian Phoenix: Hope or Illusion?

Apart from the mainstream portrayal of Russia as a ruthless expansionist dictatorship (a portrayal too ludicrous to merit attention here), most awake commentators fall into one of two camps.

Zika virus transmitted through sex in 2 possible cases – US health authority

Zika virus transmitted through sex in 2 possible cases – US health authority

    There are two recorded cases when the highly dangerous Zika virus may have been transmitted through sexual intercourse, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has said. The WHO says between 3 and 4 million people may have been infected this year. “There is one reported case of Zika virus through possible […]

Superbug Gene Has Reached at Least 19 Countries

Superbug Gene Has Reached at Least 19 Countries

John Tozzi for Bloomberg Just two months ago, researchers in China identified a gene that can make bacteria resistant to a last-resort antibiotic called colistin. It was a bombshell discovery for people who follow superbugs. Now that gene has been detected in at least 19 countries, and scientists are alarmed. Colistin is what doctors give […]

Artificial Smartphone ‘Pancreas’ Automatically Controls Type 1 Diabetes

Artificial Smartphone ‘Pancreas’ Automatically Controls Type 1 Diabetes

TEHRAN (FNA)- An artificial pancreas may soon be as close as your smartphone, as researches prepare to begin final clinical tests for a device that would ease the burden of type 1 diabetes. The device one can automatically measure sugar levels and support insulin delivery. After 183,708 hours of clinical trials since 2008 and 20 […]

Concord Vet Center Paves Way For Needed Heart Centered Approach To Vet Rehabilitation

Concord Vet Center Paves Way For Needed Heart Centered Approach To Vet Rehabilitation

It’s been an incredible personal joy to witness with Sal the heartwarming transformations that occurred as many of these emotionally wounded veterans burst into full flower by going through their fears and finding joy beneath their deep pain and despair. We literally saw the light come on as they began to see through different eyes

Agent Orange: Alphabetized Ships List

Agent Orange: Alphabetized Ships List

If your vessel is not included in the Mobile Riverine Force, ISF Division 93 or listed designations (see “Find Your Ship“), check the alphabetized list of ships below. To search for your ship, look under the first letter of the formal ship name. For example, if your ship’s name is USS Dennis J. Buckley, look […]

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