Drawing from Rieder’s experience and research, ‘In Pain’ explores how the opioid crisis came to be

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Dr Jessica Fanzo stood in front of a large screen filled with a colourful plate of food. Most of it was filled with an assortment of fruits, vegetables, plant-based proteins, legumes and nuts. A sliver of the plate was reserved for animal-sourced protein and dairy products, some added sugars and starchy vegetables

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Not every hospital sues over unpaid bills, but a few sue a lot. In Virginia, 36% of hospitals sued patients and garnished their wages in 2017, according to a study published Tuesday in the American Medical Association’s journal, JAMA

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After a motorcycle accident that almost took off his foot, Johns Hopkins bioethicist Travis Rieder became dependent on the pain medication he had been prescribed. Though he managed to wean himself off the drugs, the experience prompted him to write “In Pain: A Bioethicist’s Personal Struggle with Opioids.”

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While these findings regarding professionalism are disturbing, they do point toward another way in which fraudulent stem cell clinics can be stopped, said Alan Regenberg, at the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics

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Ten residents slipped away from their retirement community one Sunday afternoon for a covert meeting in a grocery store cafe. They aimed to answer a taboo question: When they feel they have lived long enough, how can they carry out their own swift and peaceful death?

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In January 2018, while chaperoning my daughter’s school ice-skating trip, a sturdy third-grade boy lost control and came sliding into me from behind on his knees. He was just the right-size projectile to undercut my skates and send me flying backward on the ice, where I landed on my head

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When the musician Yoko Sen was hospitalized a few years ago, she could not help but hear the hospital’s many alarms as a musician. Consider a cardiac monitor that beeps in C, she said, along with a bed-fall alarm that emits a high-pitched whine

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