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New England Journal of Medicine: Undermining Genetic Privacy? Employee Wellness Programs and the Law – Kaiser Family Foundation

Posted: Thursday, May 25, 2017

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Number of pensioners needing care set to rise by one quarter: Lancet – Telegraph.co.uk

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The number of pensioners needing social care is set to increase by one quarter by 2025, a major Lancet study warns. The research forecasts a 49 per cent rise in cases of dementia within a decade, with increasing numbers of older people living longer with the condition, and with chronic diseases which require care. The study, published in the Lancet Public Health Journal, warns that the growing burden had “serious implications…

Lancet report ranks Britain’s health care system behind its European neighbours – euronews

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Britain ranks behind many other European nations in a global list of health systems published by medical Journal “The Lancet.” Britain scored 85 on a scale of zero to 100, lagging behind Finland, Spain, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Italy, Ireland, Austria, France, Belgium, Slovenia, Greece, Germany and Malta. The analysis of death-rate data from 195 nations put the UK on a par with Czech Republic and Portugal. The top-ranking country was…

Lancet report ranks Britain’s health care system behind its European neighbours – euronews

Posted: Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Britain ranks behind many other European nations in a global list of health systems published by medical Journal “The Lancet.” Britain scored 85 on a scale of zero to 100, lagging behind Finland, Spain, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Italy, Ireland, Austria, France, Belgium, Slovenia, Greece, Germany and Malta. The analysis of death-rate data from 195 nations put the UK on a par with Czech Republic and Portugal. The top-ranking country was…

Lancet report ranks Britain’s health care system behind its European neighbours – euronews

Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Britain ranks behind many other European nations in a global list of health systems published by medical Journal “The Lancet.” Britain scored 85 on a scale of zero to 100, lagging behind Finland, Spain, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Italy, Ireland, Austria, France, Belgium, Slovenia, Greece, Germany and Malta. The analysis of death-rate data from 195 nations put the UK on a par with Czech Republic and Portugal. The top-ranking country was…

This researcher may have discovered the antidote to health bullshit – Vox

Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Andy Oxman is obsessed with the study of bullshit health claims and how to prevent them from spreading. For decades, he’s been trying to find ways to get adults to think critically about the latest diet fads, vaccine rumors, or “miracle cures.” But he realized these efforts are often in vain: Adults can be stubborn old dogs — resistant to learning new things and changing their minds. So Oxman, now…

Lancet report ranks Britain’s health care system behind its European neighbours – euronews

Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Britain ranks behind many other European nations in a global list of health systems published by medical Journal “The Lancet.” Britain scored 85 on a scale of zero to 100, lagging behind Finland, Spain, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Italy, Ireland, Austria, France, Belgium, Slovenia, Greece, Germany and Malta. The analysis of death-rate data from 195 nations put the UK on a par with Czech Republic and Portugal. The top-ranking country was…

Lancet report ranks Britain’s health care system behind its European neighbours – euronews

Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Britain ranks behind many other European nations in a global list of health systems published by medical Journal “The Lancet.” Britain scored 85 on a scale of zero to 100, lagging behind Finland, Spain, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Italy, Ireland, Austria, France, Belgium, Slovenia, Greece, Germany and Malta. The analysis of death-rate data from 195 nations put the UK on a par with Czech Republic and Portugal. The top-ranking country was…

Lancet report ranks Britain’s health care system behind its European … – euronews

Posted: Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Britain ranks behind many other European nations in a global list of health systems published by medical Journal “The Lancet.” Britain scored 85 on a scale of zero to 100, lagging behind Finland, Spain, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Italy, Ireland, Austria, France, Belgium, Slovenia, Greece, Germany and Malta. The analysis of death-rate data from 195 nations put the UK on a par with Czech Republic and Portugal. The top-ranking country was…

Lancet report ranks Britain’s health care system behind its European neighbours – euronews

Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017

Britain ranks behind many other European nations in a global list of health systems published by medical Journal “The Lancet.” Britain scored 85 on a scale of zero to 100, lagging behind Finland, Spain, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Italy, Ireland, Austria, France, Belgium, Slovenia, Greece, Germany and Malta. The analysis of death-rate data from 195 nations put the UK on a par with Czech Republic and Portugal. The top-ranking country was…

This researcher may have discovered the antidote to health bullshit … – Vox

Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017

Andy Oxman is obsessed with the study of bullshit health claims and how to prevent them from spreading. For decades, he’s been trying to find ways to get adults to think critically about the latest diet fads, vaccine rumors, or “miracle cures.” But he realized these efforts are often in vain: Adults can be stubborn old dogs — resistant to learning new things and changing their minds. So Oxman, now…

Lancet report ranks Britain’s health care system behind its European … – euronews

Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017

Britain ranks behind many other European nations in a global list of health systems published by medical Journal “The Lancet.” Britain scored 85 on a scale of zero to 100, lagging behind Finland, Spain, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Italy, Ireland, Austria, France, Belgium, Slovenia, Greece, Germany and Malta. The analysis of death-rate data from 195 nations put the UK on a par with Czech Republic and Portugal. The top-ranking country was…

Lancet report ranks Britain’s health care system behind its European neighbours – euronews

Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017

Britain ranks behind many other European nations in a global list of health systems published by medical Journal “The Lancet.” Britain scored 85 on a scale of zero to 100, lagging behind Finland, Spain, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Italy, Ireland, Austria, France, Belgium, Slovenia, Greece, Germany and Malta. The analysis of death-rate data from 195 nations put the UK on a par with Czech Republic and Portugal. The top-ranking country was…

Lancet report ranks Britain’s health care system behind its European … – euronews

Posted: Monday, May 22, 2017

Britain ranks behind many other European nations in a global list of health systems published by medical Journal “The Lancet.” Britain scored 85 on a scale of zero to 100, lagging behind Finland, Spain, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Italy, Ireland, Austria, France, Belgium, Slovenia, Greece, Germany and Malta. The analysis of death-rate data from 195 nations put the UK on a par with Czech Republic and Portugal. The top-ranking country was…

Lancet report ranks Britain’s health care system behind its European neighbours – euronews

Posted: Sunday, May 21, 2017

Britain ranks behind many other European nations in a global list of health systems published by medical Journal “The Lancet.” Britain scored 85 on a scale of zero to 100, lagging behind Finland, Spain, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Italy, Ireland, Austria, France, Belgium, Slovenia, Greece, Germany and Malta. The analysis of death-rate data from 195 nations put the UK on a par with Czech Republic and Portugal. The top-ranking country was…

Lancet report ranks Britain’s health care system behind its European … – euronews

Posted: Sunday, May 21, 2017

Britain ranks behind many other European nations in a global list of health systems published by medical Journal “The Lancet.” Britain scored 85 on a scale of zero to 100, lagging behind Finland, Spain, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Italy, Ireland, Austria, France, Belgium, Slovenia, Greece, Germany and Malta. The analysis of death-rate data from 195 nations put the UK on a par with Czech Republic and Portugal. The top-ranking country was…

Lancet report ranks Britain’s health care system behind its European … – euronews

Posted: Sunday, May 21, 2017

Britain ranks behind many other European nations in a global list of health systems published by medical Journal “The Lancet.” Britain scored 85 on a scale of zero to 100, lagging behind Finland, Spain, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Italy, Ireland, Austria, France, Belgium, Slovenia, Greece, Germany and Malta. The analysis of death-rate data from 195 nations put the UK on a par with Czech Republic and Portugal. The top-ranking country was…

Lancet report ranks Britain’s health care system behind its European … – euronews

Posted: Sunday, May 21, 2017

Britain ranks behind many other European nations in a global list of health systems published by medical Journal “The Lancet.” Britain scored 85 on a scale of zero to 100, lagging behind Finland, Spain, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Italy, Ireland, Austria, France, Belgium, Slovenia, Greece, Germany and Malta. The analysis of death-rate data from 195 nations put the UK on a par with Czech Republic and Portugal. The top-ranking country was…

Lancet report ranks Britain’s health care system behind its European neighbours – euronews

Posted: Sunday, May 21, 2017

Britain ranks behind many other European nations in a global list of health systems published by medical Journal “The Lancet.” Britain scored 85 on a scale of zero to 100, lagging behind Finland, Spain, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Italy, Ireland, Austria, France, Belgium, Slovenia, Greece, Germany and Malta. The analysis of death-rate data from 195 nations put the UK on a par with Czech Republic and Portugal. The top-ranking country was…