Canada is among the few countries in the world where genetically engineering human embryos isn’t just illegal, doing so could land you behind bars

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“Strict”, “scrupulous” and “rigid”. These are some of the words that have been used to describe the regulation of physician-assisted suicide (PAS) in the Netherlands. But how closely are doctors actually monitored?

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Vaccination has received a lot of media attention over the past few months following recent measles outbreaks and the introduction of rigid vaccination policies in some countries. Amid this discussion, a rather strange story hit the headlines a few weeks ago. Alberto Giubilini comments

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The American system relies to a surprising extent on foreign medical graduates, most of whom are citizens of other countries when they arrive. By any objective standard, the United States trains far too few physicians to care for all the patients who need them. We rank toward the bottom of developed nations with respect to medical graduates per population

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The Salt Lake City Police Department has fired the police detective who was video recorded aggressively handcuffing a hospital nurse who refused to allow him to draw blood from an unconscious patient in July

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Catherine Sonquist Forest: Aid in dying has been legal in California for a year now. Many of my patients have been waiting for this

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The discovery of functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) in 1991, which permits non-invasive imaging of brain function, and the wide availability of scanners for research starting in about 2000 fueled claims that what we would learn about the brain and behavior would transform and perhaps revolutionize criminal law

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Striking a Balance

July 24, 2017

Between Safe Spaces and Physician Skill in Medicine

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