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Sep 19, 2014

This map will make you furious about how much you're paying for health care

Health care costs is a somewhat ambiguous concept, but an insurance company that needs to pay for treatments all around the world needs to reduce it to a concrete index. That's what French HMOs MGEN and LMDE have done with this map. It shows how much...

Sep 19, 2014

Kardashian’s bizarre ‘baby mama’ tweet

ROB Kardashian has prompted more fears for his health after tweeting that he has a ‘baby mama’...

Sep 19, 2014

''Feeble’ Health Canada can't block dodgy drug imports

Canadian drug regulator Health Canada failed to stop pharmaceutical giant Apotex from importing suspect drug ingredients from one of its troubled manufacturing plants in India. Instead, the potentially unsafe products were allowed into the country to... #Canada #Toronto #India #Bangalore #Rona Ambrose #Gary, IN

Sep 19, 2014

2 Chicago women first West Nile deaths in Illinois this year

Two women in Chicago have died after becoming infected with the West Nile virus, the first reported disease-related fatalities in Illinois this year, health officials said... #Chicago, IL #Illinois

Sep 19, 2014

Here’s The Most Bizarre Feature On The New iPhone

The iPhone's new Health app has one totally bizarre feature: you can change your height... By the hour... #Chicago, IL #Illinois

Sep 19, 2014

Prosecutors: Health aide stole from 2 women, one of them on her deathbed

A health aide from Chicago has been charged with stealing from two women in her care, one of them while she was dying, DuPage County prosecutors said... #Chicago, IL #Illinois

Sep 19, 2014

Hackers' 12-hour assault on NZ medical database

Police are investigating after attempts were allegedly made to hack a nationwide patient database.In an email obtained by the Otago Daily Times , Dunedin-based clinical adviser for the Southern Primary Health Organisation, Keith..... #Dunedin, NZ #Otago, NZ

Sep 19, 2014

Peter Gilgan donating $30 million to St. Michael's Hospital

Peter Gilgan , the billionaire philanthropist and founder of Oakville-based Mattamy Homes , is to announce a $30 million gift to downtown Toronto’s St. Michael’s Hospital on Friday morning. The largest single donation in St. Michael’s 122-year histor... #Canada #Toronto

Sep 19, 2014

Smith & Wesson donates $50,000 to YMCA of Greater Springfield's Y-AIM program

Other donors to the program include Big Y foods inc., First Niagara, Bay state Health, Health New England and MassMutual. SPRINGFIELD - The YMCA of Greater Springfield is expanding its Y-AIM mentoring and support program for poorly-performing student... #Canada #Toronto

Sep 19, 2014

The Buzz: California health exchange stays neutral on Proposition 45

After months of intense discussions, California’s health insurance exchange on Thursday remained on the sidelines of a Nov. 4 ballot initiative that would allow the state’s elected insurance commissioner to regulate rates. Diana Dooley, the chairwoma... #Canada #Toronto