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‘Broken’ care system for most vulnerable

Patients with mental health problems, autism and learning disabilities are being let down by a “broken” care system, a report warns. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) says it knows of at least 62 adults and children that have been living in segregation in mental health hospitals for long periods of time. Health Secretary Matt Hancock,… Read More »

Viewpoints: Lessons On An Old Single-Payer System That Just Might Appeal To Most Americans; Speak Up, Doctors, About Health Dangers Of Climate Change

Editorial pages focus on these health topics and others. The New York Times: A Better Path To Universal Health Care As a Canadian living and studying health policy in the United States, I’ve watched with interest as a growing list of Democratic presidential candidates — Senators Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren, Kirsten Gillibrand and… Read More »

Medical News Today: Immune system vs. gut bacteria: How vitamin A 'keeps the peace'

New findings about the role of vitamin A in mediating the relationship between gut bacteria and the immune system may prove “critical” for devising new therapies for autoimmune conditions, such as Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, and other inflammatory diseases that affect the intestine. Carrots, butter, and cheese are some of the richest sources of vitamin… Read More »