‘Maisie’s Army’

August 20, 2019

How a grassroots group is mobilizing to help toddlers access a lifesaving drug

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Some argue that good medicine depends on physicians having a wide discretionary space in which they can act on their consciences. Interestingly, those who are against conscientious objection in medicine make the exact opposite claim – giving physicians the freedom to act on their consciences will undermine good medicine. So who is right here?

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No Mercy

August 19, 2019

After the hospital closes, how do people get emergency care?

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Most children enrolled in Medicaid who get a diagnosis of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder don’t get timely or appropriate treatment afterward. That’s the conclusion of a report published Thursday by a federal watchdog agency, the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General

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The very nature and purpose of SNAP, or food stamps, remains a point of contention between public health and anti-hunger communities. With our Nancy Kass

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US scientists say their blood test can be 94% effective in spotting those at risk of the illness

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A watchdog group sets aside emotions to assess drugs’ value. Patients say their lives are more than a number

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Alan MacLeod writes, “The media invites us to be inspired by wholly unnecessary crises like UFC hopeful Jordan Williams, who uses dog insulin because he doesn’t have insurance”

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