Until appropriate safeguards are in place, we need a moratorium on biometric technology that identifies individuals, says Kate Crawford

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Two brothers are combining palliative care expertise, linguistics and AI to encourage more effective conversations between doctors and people receiving end-of-life care

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Cartoonist Dustin Harbin fell off a bike into an outpouring of charity. But Americans shouldn’t have to seek out strangers to pay health bills

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In fact, a number said they have seen a decline in immigrant families using preventive health care services for their children since the Trump administration published its proposed “public charge” update last fall — even when the children are U.S. citizens and are not subject to the rule

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Evidence-based medicine has made progress since doctors’ infamous bloodletting of George Washington, but less than you might think

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The $6 Million Drug Claim

August 26, 2019

New treatments for rare diseases are changing the lives of patients, but the price can reach millions of dollars for a single person

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Clinical trials in the United States have been plagued for years by two well-known problems: They don’t recruit enough people and they fail to reflect the diversity of our nation. The good news is that solving the diversity problem can resolve both issues. Two birds, one stone

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Neurologist Laura Boylan suffered from tremors and loss of balance that she attributed to a cyst in her brain. Why didn’t her doctors believe her?

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