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Is it necessary for a doctor to examine you on each visit?. A tug-of-war is going on in medicine right now between the past and the future. The present is confused and very unsure of itself. Though I could be writing about health care in the U.S and the looming Supreme Court battle over the new health care law, I’m actually raising a much more intimate issue: Whether […]

End of Life Care part 2. in the final days, hours of life

The following are some of the most common potential problems which can arise in the last days and hours of a patient’s life

the US Medical system sux – the Most expensive medical procedures

Heart problems? oh boy! this is going to hurt and probably ruin any 90% of Americans if they have to face this one. at a cost of $787,700

Charity Profile February 2012: DKMS Americas

The DKMS mission:   is to save lives by recruiting bone marrow donors for blood cancer patients. DKMS is the largest bone marrow donor center in the world. Khatarina Harf, the COO and founder of DKMS was only 14 when her mother passed away due to blood cancer (leukemia/lymphomia) Katharina’s mother’s death shaped her life in … Continue reading

50 Cent in Africa to support World Food Program (WFP)

The World Food Program fight hunger in the world. Recently the rapper 50 Cent went to Africa to support this cause. He went to Somalia and Kenya. He said “What I am seeing is devastating — these women and children have risked everything to come to this Somalia camp, just to get food,” he said. … Continue reading