Our Jeffrey Kahn regularly drops by WYPR to discuss bioethics with Midday host, Tom Hall. Link to listen now to Dr. Kahn’s most recent appearance and an archive of past appearances

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Medical ethicists and researchers commonly hold that there are seven general rules for an ethical experiment involving humans, explained Govind Persad

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China’s fitness-is-best message has largely been the handiwork of Coca-Cola and other Western food and beverage giants, according to a pair of new studies that document how those companies have helped shape decades of Chinese science and public policy on obesity and illnesses like Type 2 diabetes and hypertension

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Students and junior investigators are more likely than senior scientists to secure crowdfunding for their research

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A Radical Prescription

January 16, 2019

Could digital technology make doctors of us all? Advances in artificial intelligence, diagnostics and electronic data gathering could prompt a revolution in how we access healthcare

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Coverage Denied

January 3, 2019

Medicaid patients suffer as layers of private companies profit. Marcela Villa isn’t a big name in health care — but she played a crucial role in the lives of thousands of Medicaid patients in California. Her official title: denial nurse

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Lou Ortenzio tells Beth Schwartzapfel, “I had no idea if I would get caught. It didn’t matter.”

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“This policy is a tiny step forward, but falls far short of what’s needed,” said Jeanne Pinder, the founder and chief executive of Clear Health Costs, a consumer health research organization. “The posted prices are fanciful, inflated, difficult to decode and inconsistent, so it’s hard to see how an average person would find them useful.”

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