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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U.S. leaders in the fields of nursing and clinical ethics have released an unprecedented report on the ethical issues facing the profession

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Berman Institute Scholars launch a curriculum for training diverse healthcare workers to apply palliative care principles to pediatric patients suffering from sickle cell disease and Duchenne muscular dystrophy

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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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Ample caution is warranted in crafting headlines describing stem cell-based discoveries

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A number of Tuesday’s ballot measures had important implications for bioethicists, scientists, healthcare providers, and patients

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Language Matters in Death

November 4, 2014

A helpful glossary for considering end-of-life issues

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