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The poor, in fact, are less likely to sue their doctor

Joan Robinson EurekAlert Study sheds light on why physicians mistakenly believe that poor people sue more often Contrary to the common perception among physicians that poor people sue doctors more frequently, Ramon L. Jimenez from the Monterey Orthopaedic and Sports … Continue reading

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British doctors endorse radical solutions to organ shortage

Michael Cook BioEdge Some of the most controversial methods of obtaining organs have been endorsed by the British Medical Association in a report released this week. “Building on Progress: what next for organ donation policy in the UK?” laments “the … Continue reading

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Internet piracy bill splits technology, entertainment industries

Source: McClatchy WASHINGTON — Legislation to thwart Internet piracy is dividing Capitol Hill lawmakers and has the entertainment industry facing off against the technology industry. At least one major social media website is planning a daylong blackout next week to … Continue reading

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MF Global sold assets to Goldman before collapse: sources

Source: Reuters MF Global unloaded hundreds of millions of dollars’ worth of securities to Goldman Sachs in the days leading up to its collapse, according to two former MF Global employees with direct knowledge of the transactions. But it did … Continue reading

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Charities and private firms to be paid £15,000 to turn around each ‘Shameless’ family

Source: Daily Mail Private firms and charities are to be paid bounties of up to £15,000 a time to lead a crackdown on Britain’s 120,000 ‘Shameless’ families, ministers will announce today. In a major experiment in a system of ‘payment … Continue reading

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Cashless Voice Recognition System Now Being Converted to Analyze Behavior

Source: AP In 2011, it is scarcely even possible to keep up with the new methods of surveillance and control being introduced by governments, corporations, and universities on what seems like a daily basis. I, myself, have had quite a … Continue reading

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Cancer patients to face welfare tests during chemotherapy, charities warn

Source: Guardian Thousands of seriously ill cancer patients will be forced to take medical tests and face “back to work” interviews, despite assurances from ministers that they would not make it harder for the sick to get welfare, charities have … Continue reading

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States negotiating immunity for banks over foreclosures

Source: Reuters State attorneys general are negotiating to give major banks wide immunity over irregularities in handling foreclosures, even as evidence has emerged that banks are continuing to file questionable documents. A coalition of all 50 states’ attorneys general has … Continue reading

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