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Single-Payer Healthcare Spotlight: Advocate Explains Benefits of ‘Medicare for All’ | UMHS Endeavour

  Single-payer healthcare in the USA is a hot topic these days, particularly among millennials and Generation Z as the 2020 presidential election nears. The...

Diseases Caused by Mosquitoes, Ticks & Fleas Triple in US, CDC Report Says |...

Illnesses caused by mosquitoes, ticks and fleas have tripled in the USA in the past 13 years, causing concern as Americans gear up for...

E-Cigarettes Have Possible Cancer & Heart Disease Risks, Study Says | UMHS Endeavour

  New evidence of cancer and heart disease risks associated with e-cigarettes may mean “vaping” is not really as harmless as some claim. The UMHS Endeavour...

Go Red for Women This February for Heart Health Awareness | UMHS Endeavour

February is American Heart Health Month, and this year’s Go Red for Women Day is Friday, February 2, 2018.  Consider wearing red on this...
Government shutdown

How Another Government Shutdown Could Affect U.S. Health Care | UMHS Endeavour

    Democrats and Republicans made a deal to end the recent government shutdown, but it’s only temporary until February 8, 2018. What could happen to...

Telemedicine: New law & Medicare coverage for 2018

  Telemedicine—allowing health-care providers to treat patients remotely via new technology—is gaining momentum as many states have passed laws allowing telemedicine along with updated practice...

Dr. Harrington of UMHS Explains Why Flu Shots Are Vital for Students, Doctors &...

  U.S. health officials say everyone six months and older should get a flu shot since influenza is the most infectious killer in the USA,...

Doctors & Diversity: Gender Pay Gap for Women

The gender pay gap in America also applies to medicine, and the numbers are shocking. Female doctors are paid approximately 8% less per year...
Single-payer health care

Trump & Obamacare: Bernie Sanders’ Single-Payer System

Since Republicans pulled the American Health Care Act (which was supposed to “repeal and replace” Obamacare), former presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders is proposing...