Doctors Say They Face ‘Moral Injury’ Because Of A Business Model That Interferes With Patient Care

By Melissa Bailey, -

Physician Keith Corl was working in a Las Vegas emergency room when a patient arrived with chest pain. The patient, wearing his street clothes, had a two-minute exam in the triage area with a [...]

Chinese Doctors Are Using Cuban Antivirals Against Coronavirus

By Staff, -

The Recombinant Interferon Alpha 2B (IFNrec), an antiviral produced by the Cuban biotech industry, is being used by Chinese doctors to treat patients infected by the 2019-nCoV coronavirus, which [...]

U.S. Crusade Against Cuban International Medical Cooperation

By Staff, -

As MINREX warned in a statement released August 29, 2019, the United States government has, since last year, been waging an intense, offensive campaign against the medical collaboration Cuba [...]

Medicine For All: The Case For A Public Option In The Pharmaceutical Industry

By Dana Brown, -

Too many Americans are suffering and dying prematurely because we have ceded control over a key part of our infrastructure for public health—the pharmaceutical industry—to unaccountable [...]

Cuba: U.S. Government Earmarks Millions To Hinder Cuban Medical Cooperation

By Staff, Radio Rebelde -

The Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement today strongly rejecting a USAID program against Cuban medical cooperation projects. Cuban News Agency reproduces the full text of the [...]

More Than 70 U.S. Health, Consumer And Other Groups Demand Elimination Of NAFTA 2.0 Terms That Would Lock In High U.S. Medicine Prices

By Eyes on Trade, Public Citizen -

WASHINGTON, D.C. – After overwhelming public demand to reduce medicine prices helped propel Democrats to a majority in the U.S. House of Representatives, today more than 70 U.S. organizations [...]

The Clock Is Ticking On Addressing Climate Change — Med Students Can Help

By Sidhant Gugale, -

The latest report by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warns us that we have only 12 years left to keep the maximum temperature increase to 1.5 degrees Celsius and, [...]

Rosemary Gibson On America’s Dependence On China For Medicine

By Russell Mokhiber, -

At one time, decades ago, penicillin, vitamin C, and many other prescription and over-the-counter products were manufactured in the United States. But now, antibiotics, antidepressants, birth [...]

Healthcare Lessons From The Cuban Polyclinic

By Don Fitz, -

During the 1960s, Cuban medicine experienced changes as tumultuous as the civil rights and anti-war protests in the US. While those in western Europe and the US confronted the institutions of [...]

In Memory Of Zahara Heckscher

By Staff, -

All of us at Public Citizen lift up in loving memory our dear friend and peaceful warrior Zahara Heckscher, who passed away on February 24 at the age of 53, after her years-long battle with [...]

Revolutionary Medicine: The Change We Need

By Michael Pappas, -

By Michael Pappas for Truth Dig - It’s time to start talking to our patients about climate change and the structural causes of disease. Hurricane Harvey has devastated Texas, leaving many dead, [...]

Stephen Hawking Blames Tory Politicians For Damaging NHS

By Denis Campbell, -

By Denis Campbell for The Guardian - Stephen Hawking has accused ministers of damaging the NHS, blaming the Conservatives in a passionate and sustained attack for slashing funding, weakening the [...]

Rapid Burnout, Dissatisfaction Of U.S. Doctors Threatens Public Health Crisis

By Alexander Reed Kelly, -

By Alexander Reed Kelly for Truth Dig - Half of U.S. physicians are “disengaged, burned out, and demoralized and plan to either retire, cut back on work hours, or seek non-clinical roles,” [...]

Future Doctors Rising Up For ‘Medicare For All’

By Vanessa Van Doren, -

By Vanessa Van Doren in Common Dreams - For most of us in medicine, helping people live healthy, happy lives is at the heart of why we chose this career. We expound upon this in application [...]

Obamacare? Wall St. Suddenly Scrambles To Buy Doctors

By Wolf Ritcher, -

By Wolf Ritcher in Wolf Street - For PE firms, the fracking boom was nirvana. An eternal-growth industry. A big part of the money they poured into the scrappy oil & gas companies is now going up [...]

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