“Working in advocacy is a way to deal with burnout,” said Dr. Jessica Beard, a trauma surgeon at Temple University Hospital in Philadelphia

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The U.S. government’s leading medical research agency is quietly extending and reviving research that relies on human fetal tissue, even as President Donald Trump’s administration ponders the future of the controversial work in a far-reaching review

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The government shutdown could soon jeopardize highly anticipated new drugs from Janssen, Sanofi and Novartis for depression, diabetes and multiple sclerosis, as well as a host of other potential new therapies, according to a STAT analysis of upcoming regulatory decision dates

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Simon Haeder & Valarie Blake argue, based on their expertise as health policy scholars, that this ruling will likely not undo the law. It does, however, add more uncertainty to the ACA while also showing how much Republicans continue to be willing to fight to destroy the law

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Gun violence has become a part of everyday life in America and of the work lives of doctors, nurses and first responders, too

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Beyond Bioethics: Review

September 27, 2018

In his review of ‘Beyond Bioethics’, Dr. Dan O’Connor writes, “Pity the poor bioethicist, the universal whipping dog of modern academia. For if she is not being told to “get out of the way” of research by Steven Pinker, then she is being called a “thief of virtue” by Tom Koch”

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) in Washington, D.C., which funds much of the nation’s biomedical research, has launched a “comprehensive review” of human fetal tissue research, to ensure that it’s complying with laws and regulations

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The American Medical Association is opposing a change to patient privacy laws that would allow doctors to more freely share information about a patient’s history of substance use, a proposal that has divided the health care community and highlighted some of the challenges of addressing the opioid epidemic

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