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The New Health Care: The Goal Was Simplicity; Instead, There’s a Many-Headed Medicaid
New York Times - Health : January 28, 2015, 12:51 pm
Medicaid has become less uniform and more complicated, with variations across states, but researchers will be able to watch many experiments bloom.
Charles H. Townes Dies at 99; He Envisioned the Laser, Bringing It Into Daily Life
New York Times - Health : January 28, 2015, 8:24 am
Dr. Townes shared the Nobel Prize in 1964 for his work on lasers, in a career that included advising on lunar landings, verifying Einstein’s theories and creating an atomic clock.
World Briefing: Brazil: Drastic Water Rationing May Be Put in Place in São Paulo
New York Times - Health : January 28, 2015, 7:09 am
The worst drought to hit São Paulo, Brazil’s biggest city, in decades may leave many residents with water service only two days a week.
In Pakistan, a Charity Project Points to Official Tolerance of Militants
New York Times - Health : January 28, 2015, 4:59 am
On Monday, Hafiz Muhammad Saeed, the founder of Lashkar-e-Taiba, the group that waged the deadly 2008 Mumbai attacks, inaugurated an ambulance service run by the group’s charity wing, Jamaat-ud-Dawa, in Karachi.
Study Finds H.I.V. Drugs Priced Out of Reach
New York Times - Health : January 28, 2015, 4:32 am
The study found evidence of “adverse tiering,” or placing all of the drugs used to treat H.I.V. in a specialty tier, where consumers are required to pay at least 30 percent of the cost of the drug.