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During Ramadan, Late-Night Gyms Boom in the Gaza Strip
Why Alexa's Bedside Manner is Bad For Health Care
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Why Alexa's Bedside Manner is Bad For Health Care

During Ramadan, Late-Night Gyms Boom in the Gaza Strip

By Elizabeth Rosenthal |
It remains an open question whether virtual medicine will prove a valuable, convenient adjunct to health care. Or, instead, will it be a way for the U.S. profit-driven health care ...

New York Ends Religious Exemption to Vaccine Mandates

New York Ends Religious Exemption to Vaccine Mandates

By David Klepper | Jun 14
New York eliminated the religious exemption to vaccine requirements for schoolchildren Thursday, as the nation's worst measles outbreak in decades prompts states to reconsider giving parents ways to opt out of immunization rules.

How Trump Administration Rule Would Undo Health Care Protections for LGBTQ Patients

How Trump Administration Rule Would Undo Health Care Protections for LGBTQ Patients

By Emmarie Huetteman | Jun 14
A new Trump administration proposal would change the civil rights rules dictating whether providers must care for patients who are transgender or have had an abortion.

'5B' Documentary Tells Story of Pioneering AIDS Caretakers

'5B' Documentary Tells Story of Pioneering AIDS Caretakers

By Katie Campione | Jun 13
The impact of San Francisco General Hospital's ward 5B — the first hospital division dedicated to treating people with AIDS — has far outlasted its existence.

Jessica Biel Not Against Vaccinations, Just Against Bill

Jessica Biel Not Against Vaccinations, Just Against Bill

Jun 13
Actress Jessica Biel says she's not opposed to vaccinations, but she does not support a bill in California that would limit medical exemptions.

How Measles Detectives Work To Contain An Outbreak

How Measles Detectives Work To Contain An Outbreak

By Jenny Gold | Jun 13
Measles is so contagious that up to 90% of people close to an infected person who are not protected by a vaccine or previous case of the disease will become infected.

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Why Alexa's Bedside Manner is Bad For Health Care

Why Alexa's Bedside Manner is Bad For Health Care

It remains an open question whether virtual medicine will prove a valuable, convenient adjunct to health care. Or, instead, will it be a way for the U.S. profit-driven health care system to make big bucks by outsourcing core duties?