Dorothy R. Novick: Patients refuse care based on health-care providers’ ethnicity and religion so often that this phenomenon has been dubbed “medicine’s open secret.”

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David Rosenberg: Our laboratory has used brain MRI studies to help unlock the underlying anatomy, chemistry and physiology underlying OCD.

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Where the Opioids Go

October 20, 2017

While the United States faces an epidemic of narcotic addiction, most of the world dies in pain.

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The BI at #ASBH17

October 18, 2017

Our handy guide to everything Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics at the 19th annual meeting of the American Society for Bioethics + Humanities (ASBH). Join us in Kansas City, October 19 – 22, 2017

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Researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine were shocked to find that nearly half of all medical care in the United States is delivered at hospital emergency departments

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After a Marine attacked an Iraqi restaurant in Portland, Ore., his family said he was provoked by trauma, not hate, and that he needed help, not jail time

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Bizarre as this seems, researchers have seen hints of a “mother effect” on blood transfusions before. Half a dozen studies have found that recipients were more likely to die after receiving blood from a woman than from a man — though the biggest and most recent did not

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Adam Gaffney and our Zackary Berger write, “Single payer bills signal a new era in American healthcare politics”

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