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Health spending rose in 2009, but at low rate
Total national health spending grew by 4% in 2009, the slowest rate of increase in 50 years, as people lost their...
Web Exclusive: Healthcare Costs Soar Above Overall Inflation
The new numbers are consistent with a trend that from August 2000 to August 2010 has seen healthcare inflation rise...
Gadgets to keep new hospital free from infection
One of the United Kingdom's newest hospitals has been showing off the latest technology to keep hospitals clean...
Economy led to cuts in use of healthcare
The economic crisis in the United States has reduced the use of routine medical care, and the cutbacks here are much...
What prevents falls after strokes? Study: Not much
    While most stroke survivors will suffer falls, strategies to prevent these dangerous events...
Britain to decentralize health care
Perhaps the only consistent thing about Britain's socialized healthcare system is that it is in a perpetual state of...
Eight nations picked as health-aid labs
The Obama administration has selected eight countries to serve as learning labs for a new global health strategy aimed...
In China, shift to privatized healthcare brings long lines and frustration
At a time when the United States is trying to overhaul its healthcare system to provide more Americans with coverage...
Germany strains to fund healthcare for all
Germany's century-old universal healthcare system is a model cited by reform advocates in the U.S. Congress, but it is...
Cuba reaps goodwill from doctor diplomacy
Although thousands of Cuban doctors have defected over the years and others are planning to do the same, more than...