Doctors who tend to spend more in treating hospitalized patients do not get better results than those who spend less, a new study has found

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When the FDA created controls in January on how farmers can give antibiotics to livestock, scientists concerned about antibiotic resistance and advocates for animal welfare called it a historic shift in how meat animals are raised. But a new federal report, released last week, says the long-awaited FDA initiative — first attempted back in 1977 — falls short in so many areas that it may not create the change that backers hoped for

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The takeaway from a review by ProPublica and its partners at Kaiser Health News, Stat, and Vox of more than 200 letters that members of Congress sent out to their constituents in response to the public’s questions and concerns about the Affordable Care Act and its proposed replacement, the GOP’s American Health Care Act

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Inside a community on the front lines of the opioid epidemic. Officer Sean Brinegar arrived at the house first — “People are coming here and dying,” the 911 caller had said — and found a man and a woman panicking. Two people were dead inside, they told him

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The number of disasters has doubled globally since the 1980s, with the damage and losses estimated at an average US$100 billion a year since the new millennium, and the number of people affected also growing

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Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics Faculty and others respond to the recent executive order, US refugee resettlement and policy, and related public health and bioethics concerns.

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Brendan Saloner, at the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, said the Republican proposal includes changes that will allow insurance companies and state Medicaid plans to turn away drug users

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Social Justice

March 8, 2017

From The Perspective of Economic Evaluation. (Video) with Holly Taylor, PhD, MPH, Maria Merritt, PhD, David Dowdy, MD

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