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Disease has cost Africa 630 million years of ‘healthy life’, according to WHO study

A Ugandan doctor checks a Somali child at an outpatient hospital run by the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) in Mogadishu, Somalia. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images) Diseases, disability and early death, resulting from illness, has cost the economy of the African continent’s 54 nations $ 2.4 trillion in annual workforce productivity losses in… Read More »

Healthcare cost variations between regions attributed to price, usage

Healthcare costs can vary greatly from one state to the next, and a new report from the Network for Regional Healthcare Improvement attributes this largely to usage and pricing, examining five states in total — Colorado, Utah, Maryland, Oregon and Minnesota — as well as St. Louis, Missouri. One of the few areas that was… Read More »

How to Avoid High Cost of Cremation in Los Angeles

The cremation services are considered to be respectful alternative to traditional burial services. Cremation is the process where the dead bodies of the deceased are burnt and the ashes are kept for the remaining rites and as memorial. The traditional and standard funerals and burials vary from culture to culture and religion to religion. However,… Read More »