It’s launching their physicians into uncharted territory. Corner-store cannabidiol “scares the bejesus” out of Dr. Jacqueline French. French, a neurologist, tries to steer her patients away from sprinting to the neighborhood bodega to buy versions of the hemp derivative that’s better known as CBD

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Over 800 bioethicists have signed a letter calling for the United States government to remedy its failures to assure the children it is detaining at its border are in safe and sanitary conditions

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Nonprofit hospitals pay virtually no local, state or federal income tax. In return, they provide community benefits, including charity care to low-income patients. In Memphis, Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare has brought 8,300 lawsuits for unpaid medical bills in just five years

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Drawing from Rieder’s experience and research, ‘In Pain’ explores how the opioid crisis came to be

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Dr Jessica Fanzo stood in front of a large screen filled with a colourful plate of food. Most of it was filled with an assortment of fruits, vegetables, plant-based proteins, legumes and nuts. A sliver of the plate was reserved for animal-sourced protein and dairy products, some added sugars and starchy vegetables

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Not every hospital sues over unpaid bills, but a few sue a lot. In Virginia, 36% of hospitals sued patients and garnished their wages in 2017, according to a study published Tuesday in the American Medical Association’s journal, JAMA

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After a motorcycle accident that almost took off his foot, Johns Hopkins bioethicist Travis Rieder became dependent on the pain medication he had been prescribed. Though he managed to wean himself off the drugs, the experience prompted him to write “In Pain: A Bioethicist’s Personal Struggle with Opioids.”

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While these findings regarding professionalism are disturbing, they do point toward another way in which fraudulent stem cell clinics can be stopped, said Alan Regenberg, at the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics

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