A 58-year-old Maryland woman breaks her ankle, develops a blood clot and, unable to find a doctor to monitor her blood-thinning drug, winds up in an emergency room 30 times in six months. A 55-year-old Mississippi man with severe hypertension and kidney disease is repeatedly hospitalized for worsening heart and kidney failure; doctors don’t know…

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Article by Harvard School of Public Health–Karen Feldscher– September 13, 2013 September 13, 2013 — Countries that are wealthy, have less income inequality, and whose citizens have the highest educational levels are the most likely to develop universal health care systems, according to new research from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH). The study also…

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Article by Drug Store News- By ALARIC DEARMENT-10/8/2013 RHINEBECK, N.Y. — Consumers in the United States are more likely than those in three other countries to say they prefer to receive generic drugs over branded drugs, according to a new study. The study, by Phoenix Marketing International, included 810 consumers from the United States, Canada, the United…

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