The technology that produced a global scandal in China last year has entered into clinical trials to treat sickle cell anemia and an eye disease

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As public health tactics go, it sounded counterintuitive. Across the American border, the measles caseload was inching its way toward a 27-year high.

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Summer Intern Experiences

August 28, 2019

Danielle Crawford, social work sophomore at Morgan State, spent the summer as our intern. She recounts experiences shadowing social workers to learn about ethical issues they face in their practice

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The choice was unusual, but loving: We wanted them to live without the shadow of their mother’s mortality hanging over them

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Most hospitals do not frequently take patients to court over medical debt. But since 2015, Carlsbad Medical Center, in New Mexico, has filed lawsuits by the thousands

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A powerful new national medical ethics committee, which will approve all clinical trials involving high-risk biomedical technologies, is at the center of a regulatory shakeup Chinese authorities are planning in the aftermath of the widely condemned “CRISPR babies” experiment, STAT has learned

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An injured bioethicist learned firsthand how desperately patients with severe pain need the relief of powerful drugs—and how little support they get to stop taking them. Our Travis Rieder shares an essay adapted from his forthcoming book ‘In Pain: A Bioethicist’s Personal Struggle with Opioids’

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Geneticists have begun using old bones to make sweeping claims about the distant past. But their revisions to the human story are making some scholars of prehistory uneasy

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