Dhruv Khullar writes that in a health system riddled with inequity, we risk making dangerous biases automated and invisible.

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In the future, we may be making eggs and sperm from our skin. A lot has to happen first. With comments from our Travis Rieder

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Only a small fraction of people who had non-fatal opioid overdoses in West Virginia received treatment in the aftermath, a new study led by our Brendan Saloner and colleagues suggests. The finding, they say, represents a missed opportunity to prevent future fatal overdoses in a state that leads the nation in these deaths

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Unproven therapies should not be marketed to patients.

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Listening to the experience of my roommate in the cancer ward was like a kind of sonar, an echo bouncing back to me from my own future path, hinting at what’s to come

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Imagine there was a store where there were no prices on items, and you never knew what you’d pay until you’d picked out your purchases and were leaving the shop. You might be skeptical that the store would have any incentive to offer reasonable prices

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“It’s confusing. It’s confusing for even people like me who do this day in and day out,” Alison Bateman-House, a bioethicist at New York University who opposed the federal right-to-try law on the grounds that it would give patients false hope and could potentially lead to patient harm

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Daniel Salmon, at Johns Hopkins, said that research suggests commonly shared attributes for many parents who choose not to vaccinate children. “They tend to be better educated. They tend to be white, and they tend to be higher income. They tend to have larger families and they tend to use complementary and alternative medicine like chiropractors and naturopaths,”

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