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Viewpoints: Stop Talking About Expanding Medicare. Fix Its Financial Flaws Instead; Why Do We Need Anymore Lessons On The Societal Risks Of Genome Editing?

Editorial writers weigh in on these health topics and others. The Wall Street Journal: Modest Cuts Could Save Medicare From Disaster Instead of debating how to expand Medicare coverage, politicians should focus on fixing the fatal financial flaws in the existing program that threaten to bankrupt the nation. Medicare spent 3.6% of gross domestic product… Read More »

Poor wifi during operations ‘risks the lives of patients’

The analysis of communication between consultants and their proteges during surgery revealed “very concerning” failures, partly due to a lack of 3G and 4G wifi access in hospitals. It found four in 10 consultants were unaware of what their anaesthetist supervisee was doing and three in 10 trainees or junior anaesthetists were unable to contact… Read More »