Tag Archives: Disability

HHS Investigating Complaints Over Ventilator Rationing in Disabled

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 28, 2020 — The federal government is investigating complaints from advocates that some states are formulating plans to ration ventilators and other crucial treatments for COVID-19 that they say discriminate against people with disabilities. “We’re in the process of …

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COVID-19 Daily: Ventilator Rationing, Fast-Turnaround Tests

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MARCH 28, 2020 — Here are the latest coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think you need to know about today:  Ventilator Rationing? Over the last week, advocates reported that various US states are planning to ration ventilators and …

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So Wrong That Trump Is Blocking the Gate to Coronavirus Info, Says Ethicist

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What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: February 28, 2020 — The presidential press conference Wednesday night on the coronavirus pandemic was, sadly, a disappointment. What did President Trump offer? His reassurance that all will be well. He seemed to be talking to the financial markets, not …

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Too Much Sitting After 60 May Lead to Disability, Study Says

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Latest Senior Health News By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Too much sitting has been linked to increased risk for health problems such as heart failure and earlier death. Now, a new study finds older adults who sit too much are more likely …

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