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Medical marijuana may be a controversial issue among politicians, but doctors overwhelmingly agree that it can be beneficial for patients, according to a new survey in the New England Journal of Medicine.
In some parts of the world, cancer patients are treated with some of the newest targeted cancer drugs which can cost more than $100,000 per year, while in other regions, patients don’t even know they have cancer because they’re not being screened.
But where pap smears are not available, there may be a decidedly low-tech way to screen for cervical cancer and reduce cancer deaths, according to a large clinical trial released Sunday at the annual meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) in Chicago: swabbing a woman’s cervix with vinegar.
“The Congressional Budget Office predicted back in November 2009 that a medium-cost plan on the health exchange – known as a “silver plan” – would have an annual premium of $5,200. A separate report from actuarial firm Milliman projected that, in California, the average silver plan would have a $450 monthly premium.”
The actual costs?
Kliff continues, “On average, the most affordable “silver plan” – which covers 70 percent of the average subscriber’s medical costs – comes with a $276 monthly premium. For the 2.6 million Californians who will receive federal subsidies, the price is a good deal less expensive…”
Singularity is near. The natural progression of human evolution with a just little twist technology. In other words, super intelligence will soon become a part of our daily lives and man will be merged with machine.