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Replacement Drivers Lend a Helping Hand to the Drunk and Stranded in Korea
...ng full time as a replacement driver after he went bankrupt
and lost his house more than three years ago. He now makes a little over $2,400 a month. After paying his expenses, he still manages to send around $1,000 a month to his wife and son, who live with his mother in a rural town. Like most people, I ...
Cancer Patients Turn Their Backs on Canadian Health Minister
...nce to live longer. Some patients are even going bankrupt
simply trying fund the cost of their treatment, he said. "They're spending anywhere from $40,000 to $60,000 for medically necessary drugs to be injected in the hospital, which is a violation of the Canada Health Act,'' he said. "There are just a ...
Obesity Could Bankrupt the Health System, Warn Doctors
...ng is done, the rising prevalence of obesity could bankrupt
the health system, warn doctors in this week’s BMJ//. In the United Kingdom, well over half the population is overweight and more than one in five adults is obese, write Naveed Sattar and colleagues. Obese people are at high risk of multiple health ...
Diabetes- a Threat to Several Indigenous Populations
...em, which threatens to consume world economies and bankrupt
health systems. It could also mean the end of some of our treasured indigenous groups." Silink said that worldwide there were around 7 to 8 million new cases of diabetes every year. Health experts foresee over 250 million people suffering from the ...
Charity swindler jailed over cash fraud
A Manchester breast cancer charity went bankrupt
after it was apparent that less than 10p per pound was going towards the cause. // Tony Freeman, 40, the man who admitted fraudulently removing money from the company, was jailed at the High Court in Glasgow for 18 months yesterday. His company, So...