New climate-inequality tool quantifies how quickly the weather will veer beyond normal in different regions

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The World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva, Switzerland, put the brakes on implementation of the world’s first dengue vaccine today when it recommended it only be used in people who have previously been infected with the disease—a move that will shrink the potential market for the vaccine’s producer, Sanofi Pasteur

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Following the Cambridge Analytica scandal, it was reported that Facebook planned to partner with medical organizations to obtain health records on thousands of users. The plans were put on hold when news of the scandal broke

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A key section of the recently passed 21st Century Cures Act explained to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) which categories of software should be exempt from medical device regulations

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Humans have been drilling holes into each others’ heads for thousands of years, and, surprisingly, we’ve actually been pretty good at it, even way back when. A re-analysis of a 5,000-year-old cow’s skull suggests humans were performing cranial surgery on animals as well—but why would they even bother?

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Interventions such as speeding enforcement and formal swimming lessons for young children could potentially save more than 250,000 lives a year if they were implemented across populations living in extreme poverty in low- and middle-income countries, according to a new study from researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, including our Adnan Hyder

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Review in the Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal of ‘Toward a Small Family Ethic’ by our Travis Rieder

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