Archive | August 2014

Infographic: comparing international health systems

The Conversation is funded by the following universities: Aberdeen, Bath Spa, Birmingham, Bradford, Brighton, Bristol, Brunel, Cardiff, Cardiff Metropolitan, City, Coventry, Durham, Edinburgh Napier, Essex, Glasgow Caledonian, Goldsmiths, King’s College, Lancaster, Leeds, Leicester,…
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Yes, I Was a Smoker

My mother was a gentle soul. In her best disciplinary voice, a whisper at most, used one time during my teenage years, she said, “Bill, I wish you would not smoke — it’s bad for you.”  
Mom was determined to get me to quit smoking and even took me to a smoking…
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Swedish hospital investigating possible case of Ebola: media

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – A hospital in the Swedish capital is investigating a possible case of Ebola, Swedish media reported on Sunday.
A man who recently traveled to a “risk area” for the virus was taken to Karolinska University Hospital in Stockholm suffering from a…
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Creating a better health system: lessons from the United States

Australia has a relatively strong health system by international standards, but it needs a makeover. To generate fresh ideas, The Conversation is profiling five international health systems that have important lessons – good and bad – to pull Australia out of its health reform…
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Infographic: comparing international health systems

The Conversation is funded by the following universities: Aberdeen, Bath Spa, Birmingham, Bradford, Brighton, Bristol, Brunel, Cardiff, Cardiff Metropolitan, City, Coventry, Durham, Edinburgh Napier, Essex, Glasgow Caledonian, Goldsmiths, King’s College, Lancaster, Leeds, Leicester,…
Source: Infographic: comparing international health systems

Australian health care: where do we stand internationally?

There is an old joke about one fish asking another about the state of the water and the other answering “what’s water?” When you’re immersed in something and that is your daily experience, you are not able to step outside it – all you see is what you know.

But with all…
Source: Australian health care: where do we stand internationally?

Yes, I Was a Smoker

My mother was a gentle soul. In her best disciplinary voice, a whisper at most, used one time during my teenage years, she said, “Bill, I wish you would not smoke — it’s bad for you.”  Mom was determined to get me to quit smoking and even took me to a…
Source: Yes, I Was a Smoker