“Oh, we have a hematology analyzer but it stopped working,” the lab technician said as he pointed to a covered tabletop medical equipment in the corner used to measure blood count levels — an important but simple tool for a community where anemia and infections are prevalent

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Request for life-saving anti-viral medication rejected on technicality. Judge finds Pennsylvania protocol for inmates out of line with constitution

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Discrimination by Design

September 1, 2016

The many ways design decisions treat people unequally

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“It’s definitely a blessing for everybody involved,” said Mr. Sumter, 27, who was working as a bartender at the gay nightclub. “You know, we’ve been through a lot.” The hospitals said the donated aid, including emergency care and follow-up surgery, could be worth more than $5.5 million. The hospitals treated more than 50 people, some of whom died from their injuries

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There’s an exceedingly simple way to get better health care: Choose a better hospital. A recent study shows that many patients have already done so, driving up the market shares of higher-quality hospitals

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After being approved by a key committee last week, a bill that would have required drug companies to justify treatment costs and price hikes was pulled by its author on Wednesday

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For people without access to private transportation, getting to medical appointments can be a challenge, especially if they have chronic conditions that require frequent appointments

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The unrelenting struggle of raising Brazil’s Zika babies. Baby Duda sat in bed, a pink barrette in her hair. She was ready to go home after a month in the hospital — when she began gasping for breath. Nurses rushed to her side with emergency oxygen

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