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Japan Health Care

What Is the Greatest Threat to Japan's Health?

渋谷健司 | Posted 07.06.2013 | Healthy Living
渋谷健司

For the last 20 years, Japan has been ranked number one in the world with respect to both life expectancy and healthy life expectancy. But Japan should not be complacent simply because of its high life expectancy.

Man Dies After Hospitals Refuse Him 36 Times

Agence France Presse | | Posted 05.05.2013 | World

A 75-year-old Japanese man died after 25 hospitals refused to admit him to their emergency rooms 36 times over two hours, citing lack of beds or docto...

Disruptive Doctors: Changing Psychiatric Practices

Lloyd I. Sederer, MD | Posted 08.13.2012 | Healthy Living
Lloyd I. Sederer, MD

My recent trip to Japan allowed me to witness true leaders in action and to participate in a group that has carefully but insistently been disrupting the mental health care status quo in its country.

Nick Wing

Bachmann: Health Care Reform Amounts To 'Gangster Government'

HuffingtonPost.com | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) joined fellow controversy-prone Republican Congressional candidate, Allen Quist, at a health care forum on Monday, and sugg...