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Medical Procedures: The US Health System Rips Off Its Patients

It has been discovered recently, that a lot of patients who are suffering from severe heart diseases get prescribed medical procedures by doctors that do them no good. Instead of being beneficial for the patients, some of these medical procedures even prove to be dangerous. Take the example of a stent that most doctors prescribe to patients suffering from heart diseases. These stents easily cost patients between $11,000 to $41,000 in the United States of America.
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Medications and Healthcare in the Philippines: A Price that Kills

Getting sick in the Philippines is a nightmare. Not only because you do not feel well but because you have to pay for it. It would have been bearable if the cost of medications and treatment is affordable and if you are doing it short-term, but what if you are reliant on maintenance drugs which cost at least half of your monthly income? What would happen to you?
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Quackery is Alive and Well in the 21st Century

Despite the fact that you’re reading this on a machine that most likely fits in your pocket and would have been inconceivable just 20 years ago you’d be forgiven for forgetting that humanity is actually at the peak of its scientific knowledge, so why is quackery still prevalent?
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President Donald Trump: Grab ’em by the Politics

President Trump is desperate to score any wins he can for his administration. He has signed many laws into effect at this point, but none that have any real positive impact on the average American citizen, with a majority of Trump’s actions being repeals of regulations passed during President Obama’s tenure.
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The Opioid Crisis: Painkillers and What the Doctors Won’t Tell You

Ever had pain that just didn’t go away with aspirin? Have you visited a doctor and asked for something to stop it? He probably prescribed you painkillers, and it helped a lot, but you have to be careful as doctors have been overprescribing drugs and misdiagnosing people for centuries to push brand-name drugs. They do this because they get paid by pharmaceutical companies, often causing drug epidemics. Read more