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Muninn 🍃
3 weeks ago
(-) extreme brutality of life when housing insecure, non-neurotypical, transgender, etc in America; suicide
Woman who set self on fire in Portland park remembered as 'brilliant and tortured' artist

"There was no help available to her that did not begin with her having to magically overcome the same developmental disabilities that were hindering her from getting care."

https://www.oregonlive.com/portland/index.ssf/2018/06/woman_who_set_self_on_fire_in.html

#mentalhealth #healthcare #America #USA

Woman who set self on fire in Portland park remembered as 'brilliant and tortured' artist

"Chloe was brilliant and rarely got a chance to show it."
pinkprius
3 weeks ago
terminally ill kid, no health insurance, capitalism kills
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Teaching this girl an early lesson that she isn't worth anything to society.
#latestagecapitalism #healthcare

14-year-old dying of cancer sells bracelets to survive

Since Olivia Stoy's insurance won't pay for her bone marrow transplant, the cost of the procedure is $950,000.
switching.social
4 weeks ago
If you're in the UK, you can opt out of sharing your confidential medical data with researchers at this address:

https://www.nhs.uk/your-nhs-data-matters/

Opting out does NOT affect your own treatment, your doctors will still be able to access your data when they need it.

#NHS #UK #Medical #Healthcare #Privacy #BigData #Research

Overview – Find out why your data matters - NHS.UK

Overview – Find out why your data matters

- NHS.UK
neville park
1 month ago
So this NYT story about rising topical estradiol prices - curious about implications for trans healthcare. Don't some trans men use it too? Does this also affect the estradiol products trans women take?

https://mobile.nytimes.com/2018/06/03/health/vagina-womens-health-drug-prices.html

#trans #transgender #lgbtq #healthcare

The New York Times: Prices Keep Rising for Drugs Treating Painful Sex in Women (By KATIE THOMAS)

neville park
2 months ago
Perhaps of interest to @switter & allies:

Planned Parenthood Toronto & sex worker org Maggie's present the results of their study on young sex workers' sex & reproductive health needs!

Friday June 1, 4:30-6:00 PM, Maggie's, 526 Richmond St E. Free. Details/RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/young-sex-workers-sexual-and-reproductive-health-needs-research-launch-tickets-45841490131

#toronto #event #sexwork #healthcare #switter #research

Young Sex Workers’ Sexual and Reproductive Health Needs Research Launch

Hear from our amazing youth advisory committee, Monica Forrester from Maggie’s, the research team (Cheryl Dobinson, Carmen Logie, Lori Ross, and Andrea Sterling) with a performance by the Indigenous Sex Workers’ Drumming Group and screening of a film made by the youth advisory committee.

Maggie’s is equipped with a ramp and a single stall, wheelchair accessible, gender neutral washroom.

Refreshments will be provided by Planned Parenthood Toronto

Who should come?
Health service providers, educators, policymakers, young adult sex workers, and community allies!
Temple of Kiri-Jolith
silverwizard
3 months ago from ZoobopDeDoDop!
Don't be fooled by Doug Ford and his cronies. #onpoli #canlab #DougFord #FordNation #healthcare

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silverwizard
8 months ago from ZoobopDeDoDop!
The hard part is building tools that focus on the patient rather than the market. Being best in class often means being high risk or based on bad factors.
A market-driven system will not—cannot—be truly patient-centered. https://twitter.com/SeemaCMS/status/929738081946820608
Temple of Kiri-Jolith
silverwizard
8 months ago from ZoobopDeDoDop!
A market-driven system will not—cannot—be truly patient-centered. https://twitter.com/SeemaCMS/status/929738081946820608
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