Group Of Civilly Committed Men Sues Mass. Alleging Gender Discrimination In 'Section 35' Law
The lawsuit filed by 10 men civilly committed to a minimum security prison in Plymouth alleges that because the state no longer allows women to be involuntarily committed to prisons for addiction treatment, it should not do so for men, either.
Health Workers In Congo Face Violent Threats In Addition To Ebola
Officials say many in the Democratic Republic of the Congo are mistrustful of health workers and resist their help —...
Why The Promise Of Electronic Health Records Has Gone Unfulfilled
The government used a 2009 financial stimulus package to move the country from paper medical charts to electronic records. Care...
Former Physician At Rikers Island Exposes Health Risks Of Incarceration
Dr. Homer Venters describes a number of traumatic outcomes related to subpar medical care inside the New York City jail...
Is It Alzheimer's Or Another Dementia? The Right Answer Matters
Many older people diagnosed with Alzheimer's actually have dementia caused by something else. Without the right diagnosis, these people are...
A Second Patient Is Reportedly Free Of HIV
Researchers in London say that an HIV patient has been cleared of HIV after receiving a bone marrow transplant.
Up To 15 Percent Of Stroke Patients Are Under The Age Of 55, Doctor Says
About 140,000 Americans die from stroke every year, the CDC finds.
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