I recently learned that a doctor friend had seriously considered quitting her job at her medical school to go into private practice… I wasn’t surprised to hear the reason she wanted to leave. “I got tired of being a woman in academic medicine,” she said.

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The two adult stem cell scientists who are attempting to put a halt to US government funding of human embryonic stem cell research filed briefs today in a high-ranking US court that will hear oral arguments in the case in April

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Should amputation be offered as a treatment to people suffering from Body Integrity Identity Disorder?

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After a generation of denial, research leaders are finally treating scientific fraud with the seriousness it deserves, says Colin Macilwain

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The NY Department of Education says girls as young as 14 will be able to get the Plan B emergency contraception without parental consent

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Humana, paid Chandler Regional $57k for the bill. The hospital has asked Marcie Edmonds for the balance of $25k. It’s unclear whether Chandler will agree to drop the entire balance, but the hospital apologized to Edmonds for any distress caused by the treatment cost.

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Shopping Around For Surgery

February 7, 2012

Companies try to make health-care costs transparent

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Social media proved to be one powerful tool for a mother dying of breast cancer and desperate to get a drug that has yet to be approved by the FDA. Darlene Gant, 46, posted on YouTube as an attempt to plead with the FDA to allow her to use pertuzumab under compassionate use

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