Adam Gaffney and our Zackary Berger write, “Single payer bills signal a new era in American healthcare politics”

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But while at first glance the global trend lines still look promising, Vos says a closer look at the statistics reveal stubborn problems that threaten that rosy picture. Increasingly this year, he says, cracks are starting to show

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Total costs of Kymriah and the 21 similar drugs in development — known as CAR T-cell therapies — will be far higher than many have imagined, reaching $1 million or more per patient, according to leading cancer experts. The next CAR T-cell drug could be approved as soon as November.

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A federal judge in Texas invalidated four key patents for the dry-eye treatment Restasis on Monday, dealing a blow to its manufacturer, Allergan, which had sought to protect its patents by transferring them to a Native American tribe

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Zika’s Other Children

October 17, 2017

A powerful look at the families affected by Brazil’s Zika epidemic. Poonam Daryani, who earned an MPH from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in 2017, shares the stories of three families affected by Zika

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The health of a nation’s economy and the health of its people are connected, but in some surprising ways. At times like these, when the economy is strong and unemployment is low, research has found that death rates rise

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The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) has selected five outstanding health professionals for the class of 2017 NAM Fellows. They were chosen based on their professional qualifications and accomplishments, reputations as scholars, and relevance of current field expertise to the work of the NAM. Includes our former fellow Neal Dickert, named Greenwall Fellow in Bioethics

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The 2017 Yarmolinsky Medal was awarded to Ruth R. Faden, founder of the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, for her record of distinguished service to the National Academies. In the following interview, Dr. Faden describes her first encounter in bioethics, explains why the public’s understand of bioethics is important, and shares advice to her younger self

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