“It’s confusing. It’s confusing for even people like me who do this day in and day out,” Alison Bateman-House, a bioethicist at New York University who opposed the federal right-to-try law on the grounds that it would give patients false hope and could potentially lead to patient harm

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Nothing so alters a person as learning you have a terminal illness

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A 14-year-old girl who wanted her body to be preserved, in case she could be cured in the future, won a historic legal fight shortly before her death

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As Congress tries to figure out how to speed up the drug approval process, a pair of economists are asking a different question: Are the criteria we use to choose which drugs are safe and effective too inflexible?

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Can the concept of hope be considered a good in and of itself?

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