Tag Archives: health care

On SAGE Insight: “We Cannot Let Them Die”: Undocumented Immigrants and Media Framing of Health Deservingness in the United States

From Qualitative Health Research The extent to which the U.S. government should provide health services to undocumented immigrants has been a topic of heated debate in recent years. While human rights frameworks support the notion of universal access to health … Continue reading

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On SAGE Insight: The link between superbugs and hospital outsourced cleaners

Article title: Superbugs versus outsourced cleaners: Employment Arrangements and the Spread of Health Care–Associated Infections From ILR Review On any given day, one in every 25 patients in U.S. hospitals has a health care–associated or hospital-acquired infection (HAI)—one of a … Continue reading

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Special Issue: Gender and Commercialisation of Health Care

Guest Editors: Stephen Tanner and Shawn Burns From Indian Journal of Gender Studies This special issue explores how commercialisation of health care impacts women’s life in multiple ways, that is, in terms of general health, access, affordability and utilisation. In … Continue reading

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Stand by your man: The importance of the female in male sexual problems

From Menopause International This article looks at how women can play an important role in ‘standing by their man’ and encouraging him to seek appropriate medical attention. The partner can be a valuable catalyst in getting ‘her man’ to seek … Continue reading

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Considering initiatives to help alleviate some of the costly burden of disabled people on society

Estimates of national health care expenditures associated with disability From Journal of Disability Policy Studies This week in the UK a Tory MP caused an uproar hitting the headlines with a suggested policy that disabled people should be allowed to … Continue reading

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