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Rohingya Dying from Lack of Health Care in Myanmar

By Margie Mason | Friday Mar 14, 2014
Lives have always been at greater risk in Rakhine, the second-poorest state of one of Asia’s poorest countries. The situation is worse away from the Sittwe camps, in isolated and predominantly Muslim northern Rakhine state.

Ambulances start charging extra for obese patients

By Heather Hollingsworth | Friday Oct 23, 2009
As the nation battles the obesity crisis, ambulance crews are trying to improve how they transport extremely heavy patients, who become significantly more difficult to move as they surpass 350 pounds.
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