Two sting videos that claim to implicate Planned Parenthood in the illegal practice to selling fetal tissue for a profit prompted a Congressional investigation of the organization. But it doesn’t mean that research on fetal tissue is wrong. Or that it should be stopped. With comments from our Debra Mathews

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Q & A with Johns Hopkins Catalyst Award Winner Carlton Haywood Jr about his intervention designed to improve healthcare provider attitudes and beliefs about patients with sickle cell disease

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Houston firefighters have learned how to use a live video chat program, so they can consult with an emergency medicine doctor while out on 911 calls

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Johns Hopkins experts, including our Joseph Carrese, MD, MPH, discuss the regulations and importance of an Institutional Review Board and the guiding principles they operate by (video)

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Singing About Chikungunya

March 13, 2015

It might not cure you but will make you laugh. Even though it’s a painful and debilitating disease, chikungunya has a dreadfully catchy name (sounding like “chicken-goon-ya”). Maybe that’s why songs about chikungunya are taking YouTube by storm

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Right to Try?

May 19, 2014

Our Dr. Yoram Unguru reacts to Colorado’s controversial, new ‘Right to Try’ law that allows terminally ill patients to have access to medication that has not been approved by the federal government.

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Our Jeffrey Kahn and NIH Director Francis Collins discuss implementing the Institute of Medicine report recommendations for NIH research with chimpanzees

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Protecting Human Subjects

August 30, 2013

On August 28, 2013, HHS hosted a public meeting on Protections of Human Subjects and Research Studying Standard of Care Interventions in the wake of debates around the SUPPORT trial. Watch here

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