Dr. Cathleen London: “I basically build an auto-injector. I can do it for pediatric and adult dosing,” she said. “I found the right syringe. I put in the dose that I wanted. Whether it’s expired or used, people come back and refill it.”

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Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health recommend that Baltimore turn to an unorthodox way of dealing with its heroin epidemic by opening two facilities that provide people a safe place to take drugs

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The social network has developed algorithms that spot warning signs in users’ posts and the comments their friends leave in response

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How the “radium girls” revealed the danger of radiation, and fought for safety standards

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Last Words

March 1, 2017

“Last Words” is an excerpt from a larger piece entitled “Unseen,” a musical composition about Kalief Browder. The composition by Judah Adashi was created as part of the JHU Exploration of Practical Ethics Program.

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Indiana expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act in 2015, adding conditions designed to appeal to the state’s conservative leadership. The federal government approved the experiment, called the Healthy Indiana Plan, or HIP 2.0, which is now up for a three-year renewal. But a close reading of the state’s renewal application shows that misleading and inaccurate information is being used to justify extending HIP 2.0

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Calvin Coffey, a professor of surgery at the University of Limerick in Ireland, has a world of gadgetry, scientific equipment and medical tests at his disposal. Recently, he added another tool: social media

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Scientists at University of Edinburgh’s Roslin Institute have genetically engineered pigs to be resistant to the virus that causes Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome. A disaster once dubbed the “mystery swine disease”.

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