Tag Archives: National

National Hepatitis Testing Day 2019

May is hepatitis awareness month, and Sunday, May 19, marks National Hepatitis Testing Day 2019. It’s a chance to remind the public and health care providers alike that everyone should be tested for viral hepatitis. What’s viral hepatitis? There are three main types: Hepatitis A virus (HAV), hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus… Read More »

Viewpoints: Can All This Talk About Tradeoffs Stop Progress On Health Care?; Mass Shootings By Americans Are The Real National Emergency

Opinion writers weigh in on these health topics and others. The New York Times: How Much Will Americans Sacrifice For Good Health Care? It’s been nearly 10 years since the passage of the Affordable Care Act — one of the most sweeping health care overhauls in the nation’s history. The law has brought the number… Read More »

Will a 2019 traditional medicine decision by the World Health Organization endanger wildlife? – National Geographic

Traditional Chinese medicine is going global. Earlier this year, Chinese state media reported that 57 traditional medicinal centers were under development in places as far-flung as Poland, the United Arab Emirates, Germany, and France. By some counts, TCM can now be found in more than 180 countries—almost all the world’s recognized nations—and the industry is… Read More »