Against doctors’ recommendations, some pregnant women refuse ultrasounds

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“Mini-ssippi Appendectomy”

September 4, 2019

Our Marielle S Gross, MD, MBE writes about the routine practice of coercive subtotal sterilization during surgical management of ectopic pregnancy

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On 10 June 2017, a sunny and hot Saturday in Shenzhen, China, two couples came to the Southern University of Science and Technology (SUSTech) to discuss whether they would participate in a medical experiment that no researcher had ever dared to conduct

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According to the first Wellcome Trust Global Monitor survey, just half of people in eastern Europe think vaccines are safe, compared with 79% worldwide

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Science is often poorly communicated. Researchers can fight back

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While there are several common challenges that help explain why vaccination rates in the Philippines aren’t up to where public health officials say they need to be, there’s another reason behind the outbreak. The country suffered a major vaccine scandal two years ago that has left many Filipinos distrustful, even fearful of vaccines

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An Ebola outbreak in eastern Congo — the second-largest in history — is escalating in part because locals don’t trust health workers and government officials

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Imagine being held up at gunpoint. Do you trust you could remember the perpetrator’s face? The gun? Or would you have a better recollection of how loud the birds were chirping at that moment?

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