In the American health care system, age shapes patients’ options. Most people over age 65 are eligible for Medicare, which is inaccessible to almost everyone under 65

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Summer Bummer

April 30, 2019

The snake struck a 9-year-old hiker at dusk on a nature trail. The outrageous bills struck her parents a few weeks later

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Some biotech companies are offering a new way to soften the shock of drug prices: Insurers pay only if the patient improves

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Our Leonard Rubenstein led a project that resulted in a report and recommendations responding to the ethical challenges in humanitarian health in situations of extreme violence. Read the full report now

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Women at the Salk Institute say they faced a culture of marginalization and hostility. The numbers from other elite scientific institutions suggest they’re not alone

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The real border crisis is what hospitals near the southern border see every day. It manifests as broken bones, lost appendages, and severe dehydration. It is the thousands of people marooned in ICE detention centers. It is the families seeking asylum who are met with violence…

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Lessons from the Baltimore Reading and Eye Disease Study were applied to the creation of Vision for Baltimore. “Many children in need of vision care are not accessing it routinely,” said Megan Collins, MD, MPH, assistant professor of ophthalmology, and faculty member at the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics

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It wasn’t the rash covering Meliza’s feet and legs that worried Dr. José Manuel de la Rosa. What concerned him were the deep bruises beneath. They were a sign she could be experiencing something far more serious than an allergic reaction

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