Hinxton Group formed by Johns Hopkins bioethicists says progress depends on openness.

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Accurate screening methods becoming more likely, but should they be offered? A doctor, speaking from experiences in caring for the elderly, says “no.”

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New survey reveals widespread enthusiasm among Hopkins faculty for more community collaboration

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Focus On: Lethal Injection

December 17, 2010

Shortage of approved anesthetic prompts Oklahoma to OK pentobarbital; other states approached suppliers in the UK. Do bioethical considerations extend into the lives—and deaths—of the condemned?

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Cell phone test touches on debate over how much health care should be placed in our own hands.

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Soda exclusion pairs well with public health mission, but risks stigmatizing beneficiaries–Greenwall fellow Anne Barnhill offers some food for thought before Thanksgiving

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Coverage of conflicting breast and lung cancer screening studies puts the science news “see-saw” on tilt. What duties do scientists and journalists have in reporting findings to the public?

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Berman Institute faculty discuss the dilemma posed by randomizing patients — and the anguish of withholding hope.

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