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Chinese Hi-Pee Does It All – Really?

This falls into the category of “I don’t think so.” If Theranos couldn’t do it, would you crowdfund a small Chinese built device that supposedly can “perform 14 kinds of health tests for protein, glucose, pH, occult blood, WBC count, … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding For Pro Choice Rights In Northern Ireland

“A,” a pregnant 15 year old, and “B,” her mother, are crowdfunding “important issues on reproductive rights of women from Northern Ireland who are UK citizens but face discrimination as they are blocked from accessing free abortion services (by the … Continue reading

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Family Crowdfunds Evacuation After Ireland Claims No Funds

After the government of Ireland refused to medically evacuate a citizen shot and wounded by a local militia in Libya, his family crowdfunded the €22,000 cost of the air ambulance transport. Abduraheem Duibi, an English teacher in Libya, was ambushed … Continue reading

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Healthcare Crowdfunding: Beware.

Here’s hoping this is not the Republican replacement for Obama Care (Affordable Care Act). Y Combinator, a Silicon Valley accelerator, has backed Watsi, a new healthcare model that crowdfunds each patient’s treatment with the belief that 20-40% of all healthcare … Continue reading

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Suspicions Raised Over Charitable Crowdfunding In China

Suspicions are being raised in China after a family crowdfunded over $865,000 to bring their cancer-stricken daughter to the US for treatment. The 4 year old died from her illness and now questions are being raised about how the money … Continue reading

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Aussies Crowdfund Lyme Disease Treatments As Gov’t Denies It Exists

Although Australian health officials deny the debilitating disease exists there since it has never been found in tick tests, many Aussies have Lyme disease symptoms. With no experience treating this illness in Australia, patients are forced to seek treatment overseas … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding To Cure Ebola

The California professor who helped formulate the experimental Ebola cure ZMapp serum is crowdfunding to raise $100,000 in contributions for purchasing equipment that will allow researchers to more quickly analyze blood samples of antibodies from survivors of the hemorrhagic fever. … Continue reading

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