Dr. Hasan Shanawani was overcome by frustration. So, last week he picked up his cellphone and began sharing on Twitter his family’s enraging experiences with the U.S. health care system

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Joel Michael Reynolds writes: As a bioethicist who investigates how cultural and societal values impact medical care, I consider the position of anti-vaxxers to be morally indefensible. Here are three reasons why

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In the American health care system, age shapes patients’ options. Most people over age 65 are eligible for Medicare, which is inaccessible to almost everyone under 65

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A former Theranos scientist says Elizabeth Holmes should ‘come forward and apologize’. She joined Theranos fresh out of Berkeley, a self-described “starry-eyed’’ 22-year-old chemist and biologist who saw Elizabeth Holmes as a role model: the CEO who would revolutionize the blood testing industry

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Join NYSCF and the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics on May 8, 6-8pm for an interactive discussion featuring Betsy Myers, PhD, Neville Sanjana, PhD, Susan L. Solomon, JD as well as Johns Hopkins bioethicist Jeffrey Kahn, PhD, MPH to explore the implications of gene editing for research, medicine, and humanity.

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The ruling was a defeat for Caster Semenya, a two-time Olympic champion at 800 meters from South Africa, who had challenged proposed limits placed on female athletes with naturally elevated levels of the muscle-building hormone testosterone

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Death by Diet

April 30, 2019

The race to transform the world’s bad food habits. Jessica Fanzo, a professor at Johns Hopkins University and co-chair of the annual Global Nutrition Report – described as the world’s most comprehensive report on nutrition – said diets were “the number one cause of disease, disability and death”

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Summer Bummer

April 30, 2019

The snake struck a 9-year-old hiker at dusk on a nature trail. The outrageous bills struck her parents a few weeks later

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