Health Headlines

  • Kremlin doubts ex-spy’s daughter’s statement on poisoning

    The Kremlin says it doubts that Yulia Skripal has issued a statement of her own free will after her recovery from poisoning that Britain blames on Russia.

    Washington Post
  • Landmark abortion vote in Ireland may change constitution

    An abortion debate that has inflamed passions in Ireland for decades will come down to a single question on Friday: yes or no?

    Washington Post
  • South Sudan's quiet victims of war: With HIV, without help

    Tracing his fingers over his bald head, the 11-year-old boy shifts uncomfortably in his chair. "I'm scared," James Seferino says. "All I know is that if I don't take my pills I'll die." The boy's mother died of AIDS several years ago because she didn't know where to get help, said the boy's...

    ABC News
  • Public patients waiting twice as long for elective surgery, hospitals data reveals

    Report finds Australians using private hospitals less while admissions to public hospitals are rising Eight per cent of public hospital admissions for surgery and 18% of emergency department admissions were funded by private health insurance in 2016-17. An Australian Institute of Health and Welfare report, Admitted patient care 2016–17: Australian hospital statistics, also found that people were using private hospitals less while admissions to public hospitals were rising. Overnight private...

    the Guardian
  • China says finds no clues to explain U.S. sonic incident

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China has found no clues to explain what happened to an American citizen working at a U.S. consulate who reported suffering from "abnormal" sounds and pressure leading to a mild brain injury, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Thursday.

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  • China says finds no clues to explain U.S. sonic incident

    BEIJING (Reuters) - China has found no clues to explain what happened to an American citizen working at a U.S. consulate who reported suffering from "abnormal" sounds and pressure leading to a mild brain injury, a foreign ministry spokesman said on Thursday.

    www.reuters.com