Five Steps to Take Before Paying Your Medical Bill

According to experts, almost 80 percent of medical bills may contain errors, writes Real Simple. Take these steps to check your costs, keep them down, and avoid nasty surprises. 1. Check the information First, make sure that the bill is actually paid by your insurance ...

Shooter who killed 4 people in Oklahoma came to the hospital to take revenge on the surgeon for back pain

The gunman who fired at a hospital in Tulsa, Oklahoma, was aiming at a surgeon he believed was responsible for his persistent back pain, police said. More about the incident told the publication CBS News. The man blamed the surgeon for the ongoing pain after a recent operation ...

How To Save On US Health Care: Three Important Tips

According to a study on consumer spending by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, on average, Americans spend more on health than on food, writes Fox Business. Saving money on health care is much more difficult than saving on groceries. It's all to blame for the opaque prices and constantly changing conditions of the insurance company: what ...

Punitive medicine: creepy stories about how patients were abused in a Russian prison hospital

Back in the fall of 2020, it became known that patients were being tortured in the Rostov prison hospital. But the case was opened only a year later. By November last year, more than 60 prisoners had testified. BBC reports why the investigation was silent and how people lose their health in…

'I am giving birth, can I have a day off?': How an American opened the world's eyes to the problems of women in the USA

Marissa Pierce posted a video in which she chooses the words for a message to her boss in order to take time off from work due to the fact that she is giving birth. The video went viral and got 5 million views. Novoye Vremya shared an unusual story. Pierce captioned the video: “I'm literally giving birth, ...

Nothing is impossible: how a Ukrainian woman opened a medical center in America

Maria Figlus is 95 years old; she came to the USA from a refugee camp in Austria 72 years ago. All this time she was treated by American doctors, but as soon as she learned that a hospital appeared in the city where they speak Ukrainian, she immediately moved there. ...

The question to ask in the hospital so as not to run into a huge bill

Are you a Medicare member? If so, ask this question the next time you seek medical help: "Am I admitted to the hospital or am I here for outpatient follow-up?" This can save you thousands of dollars. Why exactly - the Money edition told in more detail ...

Without breaks and food: in what conditions do Chinese doctors fight against coronavirus

The number of cases of the new coronavirus is increasing, but there is little information about the conditions under which they are fighting in Chinese hospitals and clinics, says the BBC. At the beginning of the epidemic, the Chinese press was able to write relatively freely and in detail about what was happening. But now from the Internet ...

Rise of the bacteria: deadly fungus attacks hospitals in the US and the world

In the United States, policy has changed for the virulent drug-resistant microbe Candida auris. It is linked to the CDC's report that many more people die from these types of infections than previously thought. Doctors have provided data that show that every year in the United States from resistant to ...

'Unethical and immoral': the hospital used patients for funding

Newark Beth Israel, a hospital that bills itself as the premier heart transplant center in New Jersey, has overestimated survival rates to maintain its funding. According to the New York Post, in one of the cases, a medical facility supported a patient with a brain-dead life support ...

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