Ebola’s Other Unsung Heroes

December 20, 2018

The planners who keep the response running. Paul Molinaro is not looking forward to Christmas. He’s no Scrooge. But when you’re trying to keep an Ebola outbreak response up and running, the season of celebration and good cheer is a major inconvenience

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Using the internet for a diagnosis is not recommended, but there’s great power in sharing stories

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A key section of the recently passed 21st Century Cures Act explained to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) which categories of software should be exempt from medical device regulations

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After premature births, parents can suffer from PTSD. Peer networks are forming to help

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Ira Byock writes, “Centuries from now, one of the things our era will be known for is the plague of dying badly. A growing number of physicians believe that one solution is helping their dying patients choose to end their lives. I disagree.”

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The proportion of medical procedures unsupported by evidence may be nearly half

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A new batch of projects launched this month reflects a broadened scope, with topics ranging from self-driving cars and animal welfare in agriculture to refugee policies under the Trump administration

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Chris Gard and Connie Yates want permission to take the 11-month-old home for his final days. But Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) said it was not practical to provide the level of life-support treatment to Charlie at the couple’s London home. It says a hospice would be a more appropriate place for him

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