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Physician Sought To Use Police To Force Woman Into Hospital For Birth

Physician Sought To Use Police To Force Woman Into Hospital For Birth

After giving birth four times via caesarean delivery, Lisa Epsteen wanted to have her fifth child vaginally. She found someone to help her through her high-risk pregnancy, and she thought he was on her side. That is until her doctor threatened to have police pick her up and drag her to the hospital for a surgical delivery.

Big Pharma Courts Med School Students

Big Pharma Courts Med School Students

Even while they are still medical school students and residents, future healthcare providers are already commonly given meals, gifts and industry-sponsored educational materials by pharmaceutical sales representatives.

Hormone-Releasing Contraception May Pose Diabetes Risk

Hormone-Releasing Contraception May Pose Diabetes Risk

Obese women are often warned by their doctors to avoid contraceptives containing estrogen, such as the pill, patch and vaginal ring because of a higher risk for pregnancy-related complications.

Virologists Complaints Lead To Lawsuit Over Mumps Vaccine

Two former Merck virologists claim in a False Claims Act complaint — filed in 2010 but just recently unsealed — that Merck knowingly falsified its mumps vaccine test data and issued a vaccine that it knew was not as effective against the disease as it claimed.

Supersized Backlash

Supersized Backlash

A recent study sought to determine if modernization, which often correlates with a sedentary lifestyle, is a major contributing factor to obesity and heart disease, the leading cause of death in the United States.

How To Avoid The Obamacare Death Trap

How To Avoid The Obamacare Death Trap

We are less than one year out from healthcare tyranny under the oligarchy-endorsed Obamacare. Obamacare is not healthcare. It has absolutely nothing to do with healthcare. It’s a great transfer of wealth and population control with a ticket to the death panels when we are no longer considered productive citizens.

Obamacare Will Cost Aging Smokers Big Bucks

Obamacare Will Cost Aging Smokers Big Bucks

A little-discussed provision of President Barack Obama’s healthcare bill could allow insurers to charge American smokers premiums up to 50 percent higher than those paid by nonsmokers.

Bacteria With Bad Rap Proves Protective

Bacteria With Bad Rap Proves Protective

Recent research shows that H. pylori, an ancient bacterium linked to gastric diseases ranging from gastritis to stomach cancer actually may have some positive benefits for its human hosts.

Hope On The Horizon For Alzheimer’s

Hope On The Horizon For Alzheimer’s

A major breakthrough shows much hope for those suffering from Alzheimer’s, a complicated and devastating disease affecting both victim and loved ones.

Combined Therapies May Relieve Back Pain Best

Combined Therapies May Relieve Back Pain Best

Conventional medicine and alternative medicine most often seem to be at odds with each other. However, many people — whether due to growing skepticism, skyrocketing medical costs or desperation — are opting for alternative treatments.

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