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Reviews | Don’t let vindictiveness seep into medicine as it has in politics

The callous and inhumane dislocation of migrants recently perpetrated by the state governors of Florida and Texas reminded me of an equally dismissive and appalling tactic used by healthcare workers since the 1960s: “Greyhound Therapy”. Greyhound therapy refers to attempts by health workers and administrators to remove unwanted patients from emergency rooms, hospitals and other …

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Missoula efforts on diversion, behavioral health move the dial, experts say

Missoula efforts on diversion, behavioral health move the dial, experts say

Martin Kidston (Missoula Current) Efforts to reduce overcrowding at the Missoula County Detention Center and divert offenders to other resources have shown progress in recent years, saving taxpayers money while getting help for low-level offenders, the county said. The Prison Diversion Blueprint was drafted and adopted in 2016 and included around 40 recommendations in a …

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Two surgeons who are mothers go into politics - CommonWealth Magazine

Two surgeons who are mothers go into politics – CommonWealth Magazine

UNTIL SHE STARTS a PAC to elect candidates for Congress, Dr. Anahita Dua had little exposure to the world of politics. Dua is vascular surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital, where she co-directs a center focused on peripheral arterial disease and limb amputation, and assistant professor at Harvard Medical School. The 39-year-old Newton resident and mother …

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Don't let vengeance seep into medicine as it has in politics

Don’t let vengeance seep into medicine as it has in politics

The callous and inhumane dislocation of migrants recently perpetrated by the state governors of Florida and Texas reminded me of an equally dismissive and appalling tactic used by healthcare workers since the 1960s: “Greyhound therapy”. Greyhound therapy refers to attempts by health workers and administrators to remove unwanted patients from emergency rooms, hospitals and other …

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