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Helping the medicine go down – Bangkok Post

A patient in a wheelchair waits as family go through the bill-paying procedure at Thonburi Hospital. Public outrage about high prices in private hospitals have convinced government to Do Something. (Photo by Tawatchai Kemgumnerd) High prices for medicines and medical services at private hospitals have been draining money from consumers’ pockets and are increasingly challenging… Read More »

Ocean Cleanup device breaks down, well before ridding Pacific of plastics

An ambitious project to clean up a vast tide of ocean pollution has been sidelined. The project’s 2,000-foot-long screen — which was already failing to capture plastic while stationed more than 1,000 miles off the coast of California — broke apart just before New Year’s under the constant wind and waves of the Pacific Ocean.… Read More »