How many doctors should have to sign off before a transgender person is allowed to get sex reassignment surgery?

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Darren Aronofsky will direct a film about Charles Cullen, a nurse who killed as many as 400 patients. New nursing ethics guidance might prevent such crimes

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Last week, the FDA’s Blood Products Advisory Panel chose to uphold the lifetime ban on blood and tissue donations from gay and bisexual men

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If you had cancer that wasn’t going to kill you or even make you sick, would you want to know? Would you want treatment, even if it might be worse than the disease itself?

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A report found significant increases in the number of homeless individuals with health insurance in states that expanded Medicaid coverage, which will also benefit hospitals, doctors, and ultimately society

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Disrupting Diagnosis?

November 18, 2014

New tech diagnostic companies must straddle the divide between the old way – regulation, medical oversight, payer and hospital interests – and the new world of “democratized,” autonomous data collection

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Nurses on Strike

November 14, 2014

American nurses went on strike this week to demand better training and protective equipment to guard against the spread of the Ebola virus – at least, that’s what they said they were striking for

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Ebola is a Women’s Issue

November 11, 2014

Up to 75% of the West African Ebola outbreak’s deaths have been women

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