Hospitals in the USA where patients are not forced to do unnecessary tests and overpay

When you're not feeling well, any test may seem like a good idea. But this is not always the case. In fact, hospitals regularly run low-value tests and procedures on elderly patients at the risk of harm, according to the Lown Institute, a health think tank. About…

Syringe used in a hotel: family vacation in Florida turned into a costly nightmare

A US Army veteran stepped on a used syringe in a hotel room and paid several thousand dollars for medical tests and medications. Colorado-based James Rills was vacationing at the Hampton Inn in Jacksonville Beach, Florida with his wife and daughter. In the room…

Poroshenko passed the urine to the Americans and said that this is a matter of national security

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko considers drug and alcohol addiction analyzes of presidential candidates to be a national security issue. He told this to reporters at the Olimpiyskiy National Sports Complex after leaving the treatment room, after re-taking the tests, reports “Ukrainian ...

From hair to nails: presidential candidates of Ukraine have passed the tests on the air

Ukrainian presidential candidates Petro Poroshenko and Volodymyr Zelenskyy have been tested for alcohol and drugs. The video of the blood donation process at the Eurolab clinic was published on the candidate's official Facebook. Before starting the procedure, Zelensky drank a glass of water. The test results will be ready ...

Pregnant women in Miami can undergo a free test for the Zika virus.

The Florida Department of Health has opened a second clinic in Miami where pregnant women can get screened for the Zika virus free of charge. The facility, called West Perrine Health Center, is located at 18255 Homestead Avenue. In addition, free tests can be taken in ...

In the US, all pregnant women will be checked for Zika virus.

The US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDCP) has released new guidelines for protecting against the Zika virus. Pregnant women are advised to have blood tests for this virus during each routine check-up, writes USA Today. And the men were warned about the possibility of infection ...

What tricks used by Russian athletes in the delivery of doping samples

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published a report that tells about the disruption of taking more than 736 doping tests from Russian athletes for a number of reasons. The report was published in connection with the results of the work of the UK Anti-Doping Agency, which conducted doping tests on Russian athletes in ...

Past Rio? 14 athletes from Russia discovered doping samples from the Olympics-2008

The Russian Olympic Committee confirmed receipt of documents from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) notifying that 2008 Russian athletes tested positive for doping samples taken during the 14 Beijing Olympic Games. Now Russia, as the president had previously warned ...

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