What happens when we receive a medical directive that requires that we do not resuscitate one of our students? Do we allow students whose parents have given a directive saying “Do Not Attempt Resuscitation” (DNAR) to die at school? How do we reconcile this ethical dilemma of serving the best interests of our students when they face impending death?

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Suicide in the United States has surged to the highest levels in nearly 30 years, a federal data analysis has found, with increases in every age group except older adults

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White women are dying at a slightly younger age than in the past. That’s according to a report released Wednesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics

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Yellow fever has already killed hundreds in two African countries, and health officials fear it could spread further

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The poor in some cities — big ones like New York and Los Angeles, and also quite a few smaller ones — live nearly as long as their middle-class neighbors or have seen rising life expectancy in the 21st century. But in some other parts of the country, adults with the lowest incomes die on average as young as people in much poorer nations like Rwanda, and their life spans are getting shorter

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How housing discrimination causes stress and shortens lifespans

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Dr. Yoram Unguru, a pediatric oncologist at Children’s Hospital at Sinai and professor at the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, and Scott Knoer, chief pharmacy officer for the Cleveland Clinic, discuss the complicated ethical issues that arise from these shortages and their ideas for clinical and policy solutions to ensure that patients get the care they deserve

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UK’s Royal Statistical Society among those demanding more information after the release of trial’s protocol

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