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NHS 'among best health care systems in the world' - Telegraph

NHS 'among best health care systems in the world' - Telegraph | Health Issues | Scoop.it
Britain has one of the best healthcare systems in the world, according to results of an international survey published today (Wednesday).
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Ending Hunger Campaign: Horn of Africa

Ending Hunger Campaign: Horn of Africa | Health Issues | Scoop.it
Like maps? Then check out this map of the Horn of Africa. It shows where people are going hungry and how the @World Food Programme is getting food to them. Regularly updated and made to share. Check it out.
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A Brief History of Influenza

A Brief History of Influenza | Health Issues | Scoop.it
I am TRYING to write an eBook on influenza, which stubbornly refuses to be finished - as part of a sabbatical project, which finished in December 2010.  So, like my History of Virology, I am triall...
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Why Africa can’t feed itself - Business News | IOL Business | IOL.co.za

Why Africa can’t feed itself - Business News | IOL Business | IOL.co.za | Health Issues | Scoop.it
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INFOGRAPHIC: The Most Efficient Health Care In The World

INFOGRAPHIC: The Most Efficient Health Care In The World | Health Issues | Scoop.it
As supporters and opponents of the Affordable Care Act debate the best way to overhaul a clearly broken health care system, it's perhaps helpful to put American medicine in a global perspective. The infographic below is based on a recent Bloomberg ranking of the most efficient countries for health care, and highlights enormous gap between the soaring cost of treatment in the U.S. and its quality and effectiveness.
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What causes famines?

The terrible famine in the Horn of Africa has brought forth torrents of comment, much of it about the cause of the famine. Fortunately, perhaps, cause is such a very slippery word. Causes can be very close in time and
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£5m winter boost for Liverpool NHS healthcare

£5m winter boost for Liverpool NHS healthcare | Health Issues | Scoop.it
Extra cash to help cope with cold weather demand on services
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Aircraft noise may increase risk of heart disease, say researchers

Aircraft noise may increase risk of heart disease, say researchers | Health Issues | Scoop.it
US and UK studies find people living near airports more likely to suffer stroke, coronary and cardiovascular disease
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'Dramatic' drop in global HIV infections

'Dramatic' drop in global HIV infections | Health Issues | Scoop.it
The number of HIV infections and Aids-related deaths has fallen dramatically, according to a UN report.
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