And we are not prepared for it. A century ago, the Spanish flu killed more than 50 million people. The world is at risk of another pandemic of similar scale

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Bioethics Gets Practical

October 15, 2018

Graduates of the Berman Institute’s new master’s program appear to be hot commodities, as employers—from industry to government agencies—aim to bring a more ethical lens to their work

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Top researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center have filed at least seven corrections with medical journals recently, divulging financial relationships with health care companies that they did not previously disclose

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The general theme of digital health care is easy to grasp — maybe too easy. Somewhere, right now, a hopeful CEO is making a pitch to a potential investor about how its new digital product or service will transform health care and improve outcomes, reduce costs, and save time. The story works

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A father reflects on an experience that is becoming more common

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Astronauts on long-duration flights will need access to more than just routine care

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Some patients refuse to answer. Many doctors don’t ask. As the number of Americans with dementia rises, health professionals are grappling with when and how to pose the question: “Do you have guns at home?”

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Animals like chimpanzees are autonomous beings with rich emotional lives, says animal rights lawyer Steven Wise. He’s working to get courts to recognize them as “legal persons” and grant them rights

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