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Featured Video: U.S. Healthcare System Ranks Last In Developed World

Study: U.S. Healthcare System Ranks Last In Developed World Commonwealth Fund.org ยท Vox Media.com Thanks: The David Pakman Show The U.S. ranks last of 11 nations overall. Findings in this report confirm many of those in the earlier four editions of Mirror, Mirror, with the U.S....
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Newark Hospital Emergency Room Co-Stars in “NY Med” TV series

Source: NJ.com Health To NY Med producer Terence Wrong… “reality TV” (is a) term has been so bastardized by manipulative footage and staged storylines that it has ceased to bear any resemblance to reality. His series, on the other hand, is about as real as it...
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Child thyroid cancer rates skyrocket three years after Japan’s nuclear accident

Source: FireDogLake.com Some 39 months after the multiple explosions at Fukushima, thyroid cancer rates among nearby children have skyrocketed to more than forty times (40x) normal. …(T)he deadly epidemic at Fukushima is consistent with impacts suffered among children near...
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Corpse Of Jahi McMath Reported To Be At New Jersey Hospital

Source: San Jose Mercury News Jahi McMath, the Oakland girl who was declared brain dead after a trio of nose and throat surgeries last December, is being kept at St. Peter’s Children’s Hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey, television station KPIX reported late...
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Healthy seniors tested in bid to block Alzheimer’s

Source: AP News/Excite.com In one of the most ambitious attempts yet to thwart Alzheimer’s disease, a major study got underway Monday to see if an experimental drug can protect healthy seniors whose brains harbor silent signs that they’re at risk. Scientists plan to...
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Feds (And Governor Christie) Undermine Medical Marijuana at NJ Hospitals

Source: New Jersey Newsroom.com Confusion over medical marijuana laws prevent patients from using the drug in some New Jersey hospitals. Although the state law allows the use of marijuana under certain circumstances, federal law still considers the drug illegal. This creates a...
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