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Monthly Archives: December 2017

Chest Pain: Is It Heart Attack or ‘Nutcracker Esophagus’? – Health Essentials from Cleveland Clinic

You may never have heard of a rare condition called “nutcracker esophagus.” Many doctors aren’t familiar with the condition, also called “jackhammer esophagus,” too. Discover what it is and h…

Source: Chest Pain: Is It Heart Attack or ‘Nutcracker Esophagus’? – Health Essentials from Cleveland Clinic

Doctors urged to learn to treat opioid addiction, not shun patients – The Globe and Mail

Dr. Peter Selby, in the addictions division of the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, said stigma and discrimination prevent physicians from getting training to treat vulnerable patients who have become addicted to opioids

Source: Doctors urged to learn to treat opioid addiction, not shun patients – The Globe and Mail

Healthcare costs are pushing millions into extreme poverty. This outrage must end | World Economic Forum

No one should have to choose between death and financial hardship. But this is the reality for millions of people around the world. Universal health coverage should play a major role in solving this problem.

Source: Healthcare costs are pushing millions into extreme poverty. This outrage must end | World Economic Forum

FRAN BAUM. Beyond the social determinants: a manifesto for wellbeing | John Menadue – Pearls and Irritations

Last week the Australian Health Policy Collaboration launched their Health Tracker by socioeconomic status, which is a report card on the health of adult Australians  in relation to chronic disease…

Source: FRAN BAUM. Beyond the social determinants: a manifesto for wellbeing | John Menadue – Pearls and Irritations