What if all US health care costs were transparent? | Jeanne Pinder

So, a little while ago, members of my family had three bits of minor surgery, about a half hour each, and we got three sets of bills. For the first one, the anesthesia bill alone was 2,000 dollars; the second one, 2,000 dollars; the third one, 6,000 dollars. So I’m a journalist. I’m like, what’s […]

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Why Public Health?

Public health to me means trying to keep people healthy and preventing them from getting sick and trying to make sure that everyone has access to health and what they need to be healthy. Quite honestly, public health means the world to me. I have a medical background and I realized that I wouldn’t be […]

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The Social Determinants of Health. A Public Health framework.

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Medical Laboratory Program | Howard Community College (HCC)

If you’re interested in a career in the in-demand health care field, Howard Community College can help you get there from here. Consider working as a medical laboratory technician. MLT’s draw blood samples, prepare lab specimens, and use microscopes and other high-powered instruments for tests that are vital to the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of […]

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Reversing Type 2 diabetes starts with ignoring the guidelines | Sarah Hallberg | TEDxPurdueU

Translator: Anders Björk Reviewer: Ivan Stamenković I have the best job in the world. I’m a doctor. No! Believe me that’s not why. I’m an obesity doctor. I have the honor of working with the group of people subject to the last widely accepted prejudice: being fat. These people have suffered a lot by the […]

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