Patricia Davidson, dean of the Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, said,”In Wall Street or Silicon Valley people can dismiss it because it’s a culture that’s not known to be accommodating – a male-dominated work environment where it’s stacked against them – but when you see this inequity in nursing it speaks to a larger problem.”

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Dr. Kevin Riggs, a Hecht-Levi Fellow at the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics and co-author of the new insulin study, says the newer, recombinant version of insulin may have had some advantages in terms of convenience and fewer side effects. But there was probably something else at work — doctors being influenced by marketing

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“I want to prevent what I’m seeing on the autopsy table. … A lot of times, I’m standing there going, ‘I don’t think this person had a very nice early childhood.’ ” – Dr. Nancy Hardt, pathologist, University of Florida

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“I feel so down,” she texted from her hospital bed. “I’m sick of these deadbeats. I’m sick of having to be so strong.” The message went not to a friend or family member, but to a nurse, Beth Pletz. Ms. Pletz has counseled Ms. Corley at her home through the Nurse-Family Partnership, which helps poor, first-time mothers learn to be parents

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Improving health systems in three Ebola-hit African countries would have cost a third of relief effort there, says new Save the Children report

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