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Independent Study Finds That Every Republican Prediction About Obamacare Was Wrong - PoliticusUSA

Independent Study Finds That Every Republican Prediction About Obamacare Was Wrong - PoliticusUSA | Hypocrates | Scoop.it
An independent health policy research program study showed all of his predictions about Obamacare were wrong. Way wrong. Wrong on every single fearmongering prediction and claim they made.
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What the Science Says About Long-Term Damage From Lead - The New York Times

What the Science Says About Long-Term Damage From Lead - The New York Times | Hypocrates | Scoop.it
Exposure to lead has been linked to reduced reading scores, oppositional behavior and increased rates of teen pregnancy.
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Top doctors blow whistle on EU health tourists who bleed NHS dry - DailyMail.co.uk

Top doctors blow whistle on EU health tourists who bleed NHS dry - DailyMail.co.uk | Hypocrates | Scoop.it
European health tourists are milking the NHS for expensive treatments, drugs and dialysis by claiming they are UK residents on the day they arrive in the country, top doctors reveal today.
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Medical professionals exempt in child-abuse law loophole - The Sentinel

Medical professionals exempt in child-abuse law loophole - The Sentinel | Hypocrates | Scoop.it
The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services is advising doctors and medical personnel that they are no longer required to have criminal background checks.
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Five ways the health industry could be upended - Healthcare Finance

Five ways the health industry could be upended - Healthcare Finance | Hypocrates | Scoop.it
Health expert Paul Keckley examines ways in which the heath landscape might change in the near future.
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Men Plead Guilty To Fraud at VA Hospital - LocalMemphis.com

Men Plead Guilty To Fraud at VA Hospital - LocalMemphis.com | Hypocrates | Scoop.it
A former Memphis VA worker and another man will spend two and a years in prison after pleading guilty to a fraud scheme totaling more than $1 million.
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Miami-Dade healthcare operator convicted of $56 million Medicare scam - Miami Herald

Miami-Dade healthcare operator convicted of $56 million Medicare scam - Miami Herald | Hypocrates | Scoop.it
An operator of Miami-Dade healthcare agencies was found guilty on Thursday of falsely billing $56 million to the taxpayer-funded Medicare program while paying bribes to doctors and recruiters to supply patients who did not need or receive...
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Cedar Hill Nurse Gets 10 Years in Prison for Medicare Fraud - NBCDFW.com

Cedar Hill Nurse Gets 10 Years in Prison for Medicare Fraud - NBCDFW.com | Hypocrates | Scoop.it
A North Texas registered nurse must serve 10 years in prison for her role in a $25 million Medicare scam that earlier landed her husband behind bars.
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Rick Scott scuttled Florida child health standards to protect hospital chain donors: report - Raw Story

Rick Scott scuttled Florida child health standards to protect hospital chain donors: report - Raw Story | Hypocrates | Scoop.it

Florida Gov. Rick Scott’s (R) administration was accused of eliminating health standards related to childrens’ heart surgery only after a hospital chain failing to meet them donated $200,000 to state Republicans.

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Hospital consultant charged with 26 child sex offences - DailyMail.co.uk

Hospital consultant charged with 26 child sex offences - DailyMail.co.uk | Hypocrates | Scoop.it
Retired consultant Michael Salmon, 80, of Salisbury, Wiltshire, was a consultant paediatrician at Stoke Mandeville Hospital in Buckinghamshire, where disgraced DJ Jimmy Savile abused 60 people.
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WATCH: Woman confronts ‘full of sh*t’ Ben Carson over claims that people choose to be gay - RawStory.com

WATCH: Woman confronts ‘full of sh*t’ Ben Carson over claims that people choose to be gay - RawStory.com | Hypocrates | Scoop.it
An LGBT activist confronted GOP candidate Ben Carson on Monday evening about claims Carson has made in the past that he believes gay people choose to be gay, in a video posted by ABC News.
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Florida Doctor & Wife Charged With Child Abuse After Tying & Locking Up 12-Yr-Old Daughter In A Cage - RealityWives.net

Florida Doctor & Wife Charged With Child Abuse After Tying & Locking Up 12-Yr-Old Daughter In A Cage - RealityWives.net | Hypocrates | Scoop.it
Doctor Eugenio Erquiaga & his wife Victoria Erquiaga would routinely tie up their adopted 12-year-old daughter in a playhouse for so long she would wet herself.
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Carson confronted at town hall: 'Do you think I chose to be gay?' - TheHill.com

Carson confronted at town hall: 'Do you think I chose to be gay?' - TheHill.com | Hypocrates | Scoop.it

Carson has previously said being gay is a choice since people "go into prison straight and when they come out, they're gay." 

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Feds investigate North Texas compounding pharmacy accused of paying doctor kickbacks - The Dallas Morning News

Feds investigate North Texas compounding pharmacy accused of paying doctor kickbacks - The Dallas Morning News | Hypocrates | Scoop.it
RXpress Pharmacy and related entities in the Dallas area also paid sales reps commissions to market the pharmacy’s services to doctors in apparent violation of federal anti-kickback laws, according to lawsuits.
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U.S. Is Probing a Possible Half-Billion Dollar Health Care Fraud - Fortune.com

U.S. Is Probing a Possible Half-Billion Dollar Health Care Fraud - Fortune.com | Hypocrates | Scoop.it
The fraud has supposedly affected private insurance companies, Medicare, and Medicaid. The biggest alleged victim is a health insurance program for military personnel and veterans.
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13 indicted in huge health care fraud case - Fox5SanDiego.com

13 indicted in huge health care fraud case - Fox5SanDiego.com | Hypocrates | Scoop.it
Thirteen new defendants, including chiropractors and a radiologist, were indicted Thursday in one of the largest workers' compensation fraud schemes ever uncovered in San Diego County.
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Deficiencies at Theranos ‘pose immediate jeopardy to patient health’ - The Washington Post

Deficiencies at Theranos ‘pose immediate jeopardy to patient health’ - The Washington Post | Hypocrates | Scoop.it
The company has 10 days to fix the problem.
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Niagara Falls’ ‘Dr. Feel Good’ gets two years in prison for dealing pills, contributing to opiate epidemic - The Buffalo News

Niagara Falls’ ‘Dr. Feel Good’ gets two years in prison for dealing pills, contributing to opiate epidemic  - The Buffalo News | Hypocrates | Scoop.it

Even at the age of 77, Pravin V. Mehta is one of the faces of the opiate epidemic.The former Niagara Falls doctor signed tens of thousands of prescriptions over a five-year period and, at one time, wrote more prescriptions than all but one other doctor in New York State.

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Corporate greed: it’s enough to make you sick - Dubbo Photo News

Corporate greed: it’s enough to make you sick - Dubbo Photo News | Hypocrates | Scoop.it
Let’s look at the health problems of the US against some of the countries you’d not usually compare with America. 
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In Alabama's Poorest County, Tuberculosis Is Far From Eradicated - The Huffington Post

In Alabama's Poorest County, Tuberculosis Is Far From Eradicated - The Huffington Post | Hypocrates | Scoop.it
Experts say Marion County's TB outbreak is worse than in many developing countries.
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Miami Medicare-fraud fugitive returns from Cuba — voluntarily - Miami Herald

Miami Medicare-fraud fugitive returns from Cuba — voluntarily - Miami Herald | Hypocrates | Scoop.it
When federal agents came knocking, Sandy De La Fe was not at home. The Miami pharmacy owner had already fled to Cuba with his loot from ripping off Medicare, they say.
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Tulsa doctor pleads guilty in child exploitation case - The Joplin Globe

Tulsa doctor pleads guilty in child exploitation case - The Joplin Globe | Hypocrates | Scoop.it
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — A doctor from Tulsa, Oklahoma, pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to sexual exploitation of a child in a case investigated by the Southwest Missouri Cyber Crimes Task Force, which includes officers with the Joplin Police Department.
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Oklahoma doctor pleads guilty to producing child porn - NewsOn6.com

Oklahoma doctor pleads guilty to producing child porn - NewsOn6.com | Hypocrates | Scoop.it
A doctor from Tulsa, Oklahoma, has pleaded guilty to using a Missouri minor to produce child pornography.
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Kids Company psychologist pleads to keep job after giving MDMA to client - The Guardian

Kids Company psychologist pleads to keep job after giving MDMA to client - The Guardian | Hypocrates | Scoop.it
Helen Winter admits to taking party drug with two clients and that her actions may have discredited the profession
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Carson leaves open possibility of run for Congress - TheHill.com

Carson leaves open possibility of run for Congress - TheHill.com | Hypocrates | Scoop.it
"I wouldn't rule out anything. I keep all options open at all times."
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'Scandalous neglect' of elderly sees soaring numbers rushed from care homes to hospital - The Telegraph

'Scandalous neglect' of elderly sees soaring numbers rushed from care homes to hospital - The Telegraph | Hypocrates | Scoop.it

New figures show the number of care home residents rushed to hospital has risen by 63 per cent in four years, with charities warning that cutbacks mean pensioners are being neglected until they become perilously ill...

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