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2 years ago, China announced a major shake-up of its health system to try to make it both better and fairer for its billion citizens. Ted Alcorn and Beibei Bao review the developments so far.
“If you want to live longer and healthier than the average American, come to New York City”, pronounced New York City’s Mayor Michael Bloomberg as he released updated data on the city’s life… (More)
Antibiotics are arguably the most important medical technology ever developed, and save thousands of human lives every day. But their biggest consumers in the USA are no longer people, but livestock… (More)
Treatment for diabetes has changed dramatically over the past 40 years in China, and no one knows this better than Wang Wenying. Now retired from her government job but as active and gregarious as… (More)
Preventing individuals who are deemed too risky or dangerous from obtaining firearms is arguably the most important objective of gun control policies. Many perpetrators of gun violence are prohibited… (More)
High rates of hepatitis C and B infection along with widespread alcohol use have left Mongolia with a burden of liver cancer that it is ill-equipped to handle. Ted Alcorn reports from Ulaanbaatar.
FIREARM VIOLENCE Trends in Research Publications About Gun Violence in the United States, 1960 to 2014 The response to firearm injuries and gun violence in the United States is constrained by a lack… (More)