Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety & Quality will lead an effort with the Applied Physics Laboratory, Whiting School of Engineering & Berman Institute of Bioethics to design, implement & deploy an integrated set of interventions to reduce medical errors in ICUs

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The increased public attention to the Affordable Care Act generated by the Supreme Court’s consideration of the law did not meaningfully change the public’s opinion of the law overall, however, there did appear to be an impact on Americans’ sense of familiarity with the ACA

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Richard Norris’s transformation is miraculous but its presentation does not encourage us to accept those who look different

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Advocates of free will can rest easy, for now. A 30-year-old classic experiment that is often used to argue against free will might have been misinterpreted.

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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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A new generation of bionics which can connect wirelessly with the nervous system and feel are under development. Animal tests have already been conducted in which devices are implanted directly into the nerve to process and transmit signals wirelessly to an external device

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It is commonly accepting that doping in sports should be strictly prohibited. But Oxford bioethicist Julian Savulescu disagrees. In an interview on the eve of the London Olympics, he explains why bans are unrealistic and demands an open market for doping

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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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