Every week, KHN’s Shefali Luthra unearths fascinating reads from across the Internet.
If You Don’t Believe Single Payer Can Work, See How They Do It In Taiwan
Yun Yen is one in all Taiwan’s main oncologists and, till closing yr, used to be president of its maximum prestigious non-public scientific faculty. However Yen is aware of lots about American well being care, too. He skilled at Thomas Jefferson College Health center in Philadelphia, did a fellowship at Yale after which spent greater than 20 years at the personnel at Town of Hope, the across the world identified most cancers sanatorium in Southern California. (Jonathan Cohn, nine/eight)
Should Medicare Pay For Toothpaste And Shoes?
Jim Chadwick listened with disbelief to the nurse and caseworker sitting in his lounge. He had spent months struggling with suicidal ideas, suffering to seek out solace from psychiatrists and medication. Shedding hope and annoyed by means of the well being care machine, he had stopped taking his drugs. The anxiousness used to be overwhelming, and he used to be not able to go away his house to shop for meals or get to the physician. (Rochelle Sharp, nine/12)
These Cancer Patients Wanted To Get Rid Of Their Breasts For Good. Their Doctors Had Other Ideas.
When Kim Bowles aroused from sleep within the sanatorium restoration room, a thick white gauze blanketed her chest. She knew she shouldn’t disturb the surgical dressing, however she needed to see. (Catherine Guthrie, nine/6)
This Hyper-Real Robot Will Cry And Bleed On Med Students
A brand new robotic named Hal is sending scientific coaching immediately into the uncanny valley. (Matt Simon, nine/6)
When Cancer Patients Battle For Taste
Brick Briscoe, who loved eating out along with his spouse and salivating over juicy burgers, did not be expecting most cancers to take this pleasure clear of him. (Matthew Sedacca, nine/10)
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