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Venezuelan Hospitals and Pharmacies Face Shocking Shortages of Basic Medical Supplies

Venezuelan Hospitals and Pharmacies Face Shocking Shortages of Basic Medical Supplies

In the United States and most other parts of the world, a patient can seek out medical attention at a hospital, doctor’s office or urgent care center with good faith…

The Healthcare System in Venezuela Is Barely Alive, And This Is Why

The Healthcare System in Venezuela Is Barely Alive, And This Is Why

For nearly a decade, the Venezuelan government has been proud of its healthcare system; then-President Hugo Chavez never hesitated to explain how his administration was able to revamp the system…

Activists Calling For Further Investigation After Deaths of Venezuelan Inmates

Activists Calling For Further Investigation After Deaths of Venezuelan Inmates

As more light is shed on the deaths of 35 inmates in a western Venezuelan prison last week, activists are questioning the legitimacy of the story provided by prison officials.…

Doctors Continue to Recommend HPV Vaccine Following Girl’s Death

Doctors Continue to Recommend HPV Vaccine Following Girl’s Death

Questions about the safety and effects of the Human Papillomavirus vaccine have been raised after a 12-year old Wisconsin girl was reported dead hours after receiving an injection. While the…

U.S. Government Agency Takes Down Spreadsheet Detailing Hospital Errors

U.S. Government Agency Takes Down Spreadsheet Detailing Hospital Errors

As part of a controversial decision, the U.S. government decided to remove public access to a list of avoidable errors, called HACs (“hospital acquired conditions”), which previously had been accessible…