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Drug Maker Gave Large Payments to Doctors With Troubled Track Records
New York Times - Health : November 27, 2014, 12:57 pm
Five of the 20 physicians who received the most money from Insys, maker of Subsys, a powerful painkiller, recently faced legal or disciplinary action.
Activists Help Pay for Patients’ Travel to Shrinking Number of Abortion Clinics
New York Times - Health : November 27, 2014, 11:23 am
A Texas woman has founded Fund Texas Choice, to help finance lodging and transportation when nearby facilities are shut down.
Despite Aid Push, Ebola Is Raging in Sierra Leone
New York Times - Health : November 27, 2014, 9:50 am
After calling for an ambulance more than 35 times, a family in Sierra Leone, where Ebola has hit harder than in neighboring countries, waited for three days for help to arrive.
In Arizona, a Textbook Fuels a Broader Dispute Over Sex Education
New York Times - Health : November 27, 2014, 9:47 am
The board in Gilbert, Ariz., said two pages in a biology textbook that discuss sexually transmitted diseases and contraception violated a state law passed in 2012.
Study Details Presidents’ Paths From Power to Dusty Corner of Cultural Memory
New York Times - Health : November 27, 2014, 2:00 am
The broader significance of the report is that societies collectively forget according to the same formula as, say, a student who has studied a list of words.