America faces a deep shortage of doctors as Obamacare is implemented. That is the view shared by 100 health care professionals who gathered at the 33rd annual meeting of Doctors for Disaster Preparedness in Ontario, California over the weekend. They forecast
The government of Sierra Leone has quarantined 624 people in the past week following the death by Ebola of a man in a town that had not experienced any cases of the deadly virus in months. While the outbreak continues with little natural end in sight, however, scientists have announced a breakthrough vaccine development that could eradicate Ebola for good.
Dr. Richard Pan (D-Sacramento) faces a recall effort from Californians that opposed SB 277 after the state Senator spearheaded the bill that made California one of three states with the most severe childhood vaccine laws.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea said Tuesday it is now virtually free of the deadly MERS virus that killed 36 people and sickened nearly 200 since an outbreak was declared in May.
Hundreds of Cal Water customers in a portion of Los Altos were at risk of being sickened by traces of the E. coli bacteria and total coliform in their water this weekend.
Workers at Detroit’s John D. Dingell Veterans Administration Medical Center say that working conditions are so bad they feel like the hospital is being run “like a third world country.” About 100 workers picketed in front of the hospital on
Bellevue Hospital is currently observing an unidentified man for Ebola who recently returned from Africa and came down with a fever.
“Let’s be clear: selling organs of aborted babies for fetal tissue research is unnecessary and prolongs human suffering,” Dr. Michelle Cretella tells Breitbart News. “Fetal tissue research, like embryonic stem cell research, has failed to produce a single successful treatment for human disease, and both have been associated with significant side-effects including overgrowth of cells and the need for immunosuppressive chemotherapy.”
KQED’s data showed Bay Area-based medical students’ rates of proceeding to residency programs after graduation from Stanford and UCSF were some of the lowest in the country. Stanford ranked 117th among 123 U.S. medical schools; only 65% of its students opted to continue their work in residency programs, according to Doximity. UCSF ranked 98th with 79% of the students choosing residency. The figures do not take into account students who may have postponed residency.
StemExpress, located in Placerville, California, describes itself as “a multi-million dollar company that supplies human blood, tissue products, primary cells and other clinical specimens to biomedical researchers.” The company says it “offers the largest variety of raw material in the industry, as well as fresh, fixed and cryopreserved human primary cells.” In response to Breitbart News’ request for comment, Emily Schillinger, Boehner’s press secretary, said, “Charlotte Ivancic is a dedicated public servant who enjoys the utmost respect among her peers and Members of Congress. She has the Speaker’s complete trust and confidence in both her work and her character.”
GOP Rep: ‘I Don’t Care How Much Political Weight Planned Parenthood Throws Around,’ ‘No One Is Above the Law’
In a press conference on Wednesday, Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL) offered an impassioned response to a much-publicized activist video that suggests Planned Parenthood harvests tissue from aborted fetuses for profit. According to Roby, that organization doesn’t have the authority to overstep the law,
The surgeon who presided over an operation that ultimately left comedian Joan Rivers dead took photos of her as she lay unconscious in the operating table, according to court documents from her daughter’s wrongful death lawsuit.
British doctors are calling for a 20 percent tax to be levied on sugar in a bid to cut the obesity epidemic. But low tax campaigners have said that such a tax would “hit the poorest hardest” and have accused
Both Sweden and Norway have a problem with STDs, with Sweden deemed the STD capital of Europe and Norway right up there. RFSU, a Norwegian sex education charity, has attempted to spread a message to their citizens about the importance of protection — by hiring a man to dress in a penis costume to go around spraying unsuspecting bystanders with “confetti.”
New Zealander Jason Patterson wants a weight loss surgery, and he is going on a hunger strike until his government pays for it.
NEW YORK (AP) – The number of U.S. heroin users has grown by nearly 300,000 over a decade, with the bulk of the increase among whites, according to a new government report.
As the financial crisis in Greece worsens, more and more sectors of the Greek economy are taking hits, including the health care system. Greece has a socialized health care system and now that the government is running out of money, so are hospitals.
California Senate Bill 128, which allows terminally ill people to end their own lives, has looked like a shoo-in for passage, but suddenly some key southern California legislators may stand in the way.
Authorities are investigating whether five children in a South Jersey clinic “shots for tots” event were given the wrong vaccines over the last year
First, there was Obamacare, and now, Democrats on Capitol Hill want to require parents to have their children vaccinated to attend public school.