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Fixing the Australian Health Care System

Australia has a system in which health care costs are spiraling out of control and absorbing an inordinate amount of resources while failing to meet the expectations of health consumers. The federal government contributes approximately 45% of the $79 billion a year (or nearly 10% of GDP) devoted to health …

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Neutropenia

Most of the times the presence of cancer, especially blood cancers, in a human body is detected by an unusually high white blood cell count. But as soon as the chemotherapy (one of the weapons in the arsenal against cancer, it can be used along with or instead of the …

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Why French Health Care is Bad – No

In an address to Congress on August 12, 1974, former president Gerald R. Ford stated, a government big enough to give you everything you want, is strong enough to take from you everything you have. Implementing universal health care modeled after the French system, would be a measure of unconstitutionally …

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Misdiagnosis of Illness in Children

Beware the Dog Not Barking. In traditional Acupuncture, it is a maxim to listen for the dog not barking. By that, it is meant that the doctor must be aware of signs that should be present but are not. This of course, is a concept foreign and antithetical to Western …

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Causes and Treatment of Abdominal Swelling

Abdominal swelling or bloated feeling is a common complaint among the general population. The condition can be seen most often in persons who are sedentary in lifestyle or else are bedridden. But, in certain instances, mobile healthy adults may also complain of this symptom for different reasons. In any event, …

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Bipolar

We’ve all thought about it from time to time: what is normal these days? Normal is the characteristics that are predominately manifested and accepted by the larger population. I’m not Webster but that’s a pretty good definition if you ask me. An un-medicated bipolar with trackable symptoms for some years …

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How to Treat Boils

A boil is a bump that is usually filled with pus. These seem to pop out from bacteria which become very painful and come up from the hair follicles. Hair follicles having inflammation is where boils usually begin. If you see one of these coming up on your skin, it …

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On going Research re Evaluation and re Assessment

Ongoing Research, Re-evaluation and Re-assessment To understand the difference between legal, moral and ethical issues, particularly as they concern the practice of medicine, it is important to distinguish between these three realms of inquiry. While it is possible to simplify this to some extent, at the same time, one must …

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Aging is not a Medical Condition

Aging is a FACT; until recently this was a true statement. Now, with the New Discovery of the “Rejuvenation System” this might not be relevant any more. A new discovery of our innate “Rejuvenation System” to each and every one of us, is soon going to change that. Just like …

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The Link between Poverty and Obesity in America

It seems that obesity can hit anywhere in society today and be caused by a multitude of reasons, from uncontrolled portion sizes, sheer greed, genetics, and unhealthy food choices. However whilst it is perfectly normal for some people to be obese and wealthy, or obese and comfortable, the largest sector …

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