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Thousands protest in support of public health care in Madrid

Nov. 13, 2022 09:26 AM EST

MADRID (AP) — Tens of thousands of Spanish public health workers and their supporters staged a demonstration Sunday to demand more primary health care staff and protest what they claim is the progressive dismantling of the public health system in favor of private providers by the conservative...

Walgreens push into comprehensive care picks up momentum

Nov. 07, 2022 12:23 PM EST

Walgreens extended its push into more comprehensive health care with its VillageMD unit acquiring another urgent and primary care chain, Summit Health-CityMD, in a deal worth close to $9 billion. Walgreens and rival CVS, two retail chains with thousands of locations, have evolved in...

Abortion access looms over medical residency applications

Oct. 19, 2022 01:18 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Students in obstetrics-gynecology and family medicine — two of the most popular medical residencies — face tough choices about where to advance their training in a landscape where legal access to abortion varies from state to state. Abortions are typically...

Editorial Roundup: New England

Sep. 25, 2022 11:48 AM EDT

Hartford Courant. September 21, 2022. Editorial: A state trooper’s humanity toward a veteran is a lesson to all You really have to see the bodycam video. But if you don’t get that chance, take our word for it: the Connecticut State Police trooper...

US adults should get routine anxiety screening, panel says

Sep. 20, 2022 11:21 AM EDT

U.S. doctors should regularly screen all adults under 65 for anxiety, an influential health guidelines group proposed Tuesday. It’s the first time the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has recommended anxiety screening in primary care for adults without symptoms. The proposal is...

Editorial Roundup: Wisconsin

Sep. 07, 2022 15:13 PM EDT

Wisconsin State Journal. September 5, 2022. Editorial: Pay parents to stay home with babies Wisconsin should join the civilized world in requiring paid parental and family medical leave. Democrats have been supportive for years. Now Republicans seem to be coming...