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Father of deceased 7-year-old pleads for justice as hospital bills Rs 16 lakhs in 2 weeks

Health Minister JP Nadda has sought a detailed report of the incident which has gone viral on social media. Gurgaon-based Fortis Hospital charged Dwarka resident Jayant Singh over a lakh rupees per day for fifteen days when they admitted their 7-year-old daughter to the hospital for treatment of d

DNA - 2017-11-20 09:30:00

Trump will drop ObamaCare individual mandate repeal to pass tax reform: Kellyanne Conway

Kellyanne Conway, counselor to President Donald Trump, discusses the GOP tax reform push. Counselor to President Donald Trump Kellyanne Conway said President Trump would drop the individual mandate repeal in the Senate plan, in order to pass tax reform. "We just want to make sure everybody underst

FOXBUSINESS - 2017-11-20 13:19:29

The true cost of opioid epidemic tops $500 billion, White House says

The White House says the true cost of the opioid drug epidemic in 2015 was $504 billion, or roughly half a trillion dollars. In an analysis to be released Monday, the Council of Economic Advisers says the figure is more than six times larger than the most recent estimate. The council said a 2016 pri

CNBC - 2017-11-20 11:26:10

Trans People Are Being Badly Let Down In Healthcare, And It's Dangerous

If you want to access a gender identity clinic in the UK, chances are you will be waiting a long time. I don't mean a couple of weeks or even months - it could take years. Earlier this month, an investigation by Gay Star News and trans activists found all but one of the NHS gender identity clinics i

HUFFINGTONPOST.CO.UK - 2017-11-20 14:39:00

America's private health-care is rationed, but socialized medicine is luxury medicine

To hear America's fearmongering private health-care shills describe it, socialized medicine is a kind of Soviet death march, where rationed care and long waits are imposed on all and sundry; but if that state of affairs sounds familiar, it's because of how neatly it describes America's dysfunctiona

BOING BOING - 2017-11-20 17:01:55

Robot companions are just what the doctor ordered

In hospitals and elder care centers, companion bots might make a variety of experiences less painful or lonely. When Phil Parker visits hospitals around the country, he brings Boo Boo along with him. Boo Boo is great with kids. He plays Simon Says, reads books and plays music. He's a good listener,

CNET - 2017-11-20 17:12:59

A year-old video shows Trump has stayed more focused in his first year than you might think

Welcome to Mic's daily read on Donald Trump's America. Want to receive this as a daily email in your inbox? Subscribe here.Monday's dispatch: Trump's constants: immigration, trade and big business A year ago, then President-elect Donald Trump released a video outlining his goals for his first 100 da

MIC - 2017-11-20 14:28:36

Care home staff excluded amid police probe into conduct

Four staff members at a residential facility for vulnerable adults have been excluded from work amid a police investigation into concerns about their conduct. Muckamore Abbey Hospital in Antrim provides care for adults with an intellectual disability and those with behavioural or mental ill health

BELFAST TELEGRAPH - 2017-11-20 15:51:28

Amazon could supercharge its biggest weapon by getting into healthcare

People are thinking a lot about what Amazon could do to the healthcare industry if it decided to get involved. Should Amazon get into the business of prescription drugs, analysts at Morgan Stanley say that building pharmacies at Whole Foods could be a good way to get more Amazon Prime members who a

BUSINESS INSIDER - 2017-11-20 18:46:17

David Cassidy’s family reportedly bedside as actor’s health deteriorates

David Cassidy is surrounded by his family at the hospital. The former child star was moved to intensive care Sunday amid organ failure, his representative told the Daily News. Cassidy is in critical condition and in need of a kidney transplant. While he waits, son Beau, ex-wife Sue Shifrin and b

NY DAILY NEWS - 2017-11-20 03:12:05

Gauteng health official forced to testify at Esidimeni hearings

Doctor Makgabo Manamela was one of the Gauteng health officials instrumental in deciding to move mentally ill patients from Life Esidemeni healthcare facilities to unregistered NGOs. Photo: eNCA JOHANNESBURG - A Gauteng Health Department official, who was instrumental in making decision regarding

ENCA.COM - 2017-11-20 11:13:12

Trump open to dropping health-care provision in Senate tax bill, aide says

U.S. President Donald Trump would not insist on including repeal of an Obama-era health insurance mandate in a bill intended to enact the biggest overhaul of the tax code since the 1980s, a senior White House aide said on Sunday. The version of tax legislation put forward by Senate Republican leader

CNBC - 2017-11-20 10:30:20

When nursing homes dump some patients to make more money

Perspective Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events (Photo from Flickr used under Creative Commons license from www.SeniorLiving.Org) Often when I'm denying my kids something they want me to buy they will jok

WASHINGTON POST - 2017-11-20 12:02:00

Midwifery and children's services to be stripped from hospital in dramatic shake-up

We are part of the Trust Project A hospital is set to be stripped of some midwifery and children's services next year as part of a dramatic shake-up. Cwm Taf University Health Board has confirmed that paediatric and obstetric services at the Royal Glamorgan Hospital will be downgraded from summer 20

WALESONLINE - 2017-11-20 17:25:20

The healthcare gender bias: do men get better medical treatment?

A study this month found that women are less likely than men to be given CPR - but it is not the only way in which they are given short shrift in an industry where female pain is serially misdiagnosed Women are often told to put on a brave face with regards to their pain. Illustration: OhhhKaye.co.

THE GUARDIAN - 2017-11-20 16:35:28

More medical officers to be placed in 1Malaysia Clinics nationwide

(File pix) Deputy Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahaya, during the question and answer session at the Dewan Rakyat today, said the ministry will execute this in stages, having already placed a number of Pharmacy Officer Assistants permanently in 102 1Malaysia Clinics up until Sept 30. (pix by

NST ONLINE - 2017-11-20 13:36:40

White House: Economic cost of opioid crisis about $504B

Tomas Nevesely/iStock/Thinkstock Photos The economic cost of the opioid epidemic was about $504 billion in 2015, which is more than six times higher than other studies from previous years, according to a newly released analysis from the White House Council of Economic Advisers (CEA). This figure ac

THE HILL - 2017-11-20 02:55:35

Skin Cancers Rise - Along With Questionable Treatments

John Dalman was told he would need surgery on at least a half-dozen nonlethal cancerous lesions, as well as radiation for several weeks.Credit Josh Ritchie for The New York Times John Dalman had been in the waiting room at a Loxahatchee, Fla., dermatology clinic for less than 15 minutes when he tur

NEW YORK TIMES - 2017-11-20 15:47:05

It Will Take More Than Single-Payer to Make Baltimore Healthy

This article appears in the Fall 2017 issue of The American Prospect magazine. Subscribe here. "See that over there?" I pull over to the curb and Glenn Ross points to a half-acre patch of weeds and tall grass wedged between a railroad bridge and a new East Baltimore elementary school, the first to

PROSPECT - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Amazon Stock Could Gain 20% by Entering Health Care

Shares of Amazon (AMZN) have done well this year, climbing about 50%. But could there still be more upside left, possibly even another 20%? According to Nomura Instinet analyst Simeon Siegel, that appears to be the case. He argues that Amazon is still a buy as he hiked his price target to $1,360, al

STREET.COM - 2017-11-20 15:40:30