Secret shoppers pretend to be sick to help make hospitals safer for everyone else

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With the unique insight of bioethicist dependent on opioids. The Johns Hopkins scholar’s memoir, released today, reveals problems and solutions that could help turn the tide on what he calls “America’s crisis of pain management”

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The Medical Board of California has launched investigations into doctors who prescribed opioids to patients who, perhaps months or years later, fatally overdosed

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Coverage Denied

January 3, 2019

Medicaid patients suffer as layers of private companies profit. Marcela Villa isn’t a big name in health care — but she played a crucial role in the lives of thousands of Medicaid patients in California. Her official title: denial nurse

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The Nobel-winning biologist has drawn global criticism with unfounded pronouncements on genetics, race and intelligence. He still thinks he’s right, a new documentary finds

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Aristotle provided two definitions of justice. Fulfilling Aristotle’s definition is vastly complicated, as Jeffrey Kahn, Anna Mastroianni, and Jeremy Sugarman, point out in their compilation of scholarly yet plainly written essays on the essential quest to establish and implement ethical guidelines for medical research

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Draft guidelines permit gene-editing tools for research into early human development

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Charles Longjaw was being held at the Oregon State Hospital after being found insane. Oregon changed its interpretation of the law and he was released, raising questions about how states manage violent offenders with mental illness

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