On the morning of April 17th, 2019, fear of bacon filled the media. David Shaw comments on shortcomings in science journalism as demonstrated by new findings about bacon and cancer risk

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Joel Michael Reynolds writes: As a bioethicist who investigates how cultural and societal values impact medical care, I consider the position of anti-vaxxers to be morally indefensible. Here are three reasons why

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According to federal data from 2011-2012, more than 40% of jail inmates reported having been told by a mental health professional that they had a mental health disorder

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Last March, 4,000 frozen eggs and embryos were lost at University Hospitals Fertility Center when the temperature in cryogenic tanks spiked due to human error. Officials have apologized repeatedly to the affected patients, and say that they are working to provide refunds, free services, and “emotional support.”

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Settlement ensures care of 2,200 state prisoners with hepatitis C. Inmates will no longer be required to undergo drug or alcohol treatment as a precondition for care

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Pharma CEO Nirmal Mulye said it was a “moral requirement to make money when you can”

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State prisons across the U.S. are failing to treat at least 144,000 inmates who have hepatitis C, a curable but potentially fatal liver disease, according to a recent survey and subsequent interviews of state corrections departments

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and what doctors should tell patients about it. In this personal talk, Travis Rieder recounts the painful, often-hidden struggle of opioid withdrawal

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