It is the second time in seven years that the justices have looked at the lethal injection question, and it comes after three botched executions over the past year

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159 scholars of health law, bioethics, medicine and pharmacy from U.S., Canadian, European, Australian and New Zealand institutions are calling on the Minnesota Legislature to act

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The Berman Institute of Bioethics will enroll its first class of master’s degree students in Fall 2015, offering a multidisciplinary Master of Bioethics (MBE) program for full-time and part-time students

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Q&A with Elizabeth Dzeng, MD, MPH, MPhil, MS, lead author of a new study exploring the influence of institutional culture & policies on do-not-resuscitate decision making at the end of life

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Acceptance of science has become increasingly polarized in the United States. Indeed, a recent Pew poll shows that there is a substantial and growing amount of public disagreement about basic scientific facts, including human evolution, the safety of vaccines and whether or not human-caused climate change is real and happening. What is causing this, you might ask?

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In late 2012, Agnes Binagwaho, Rwanda’s Minister of Health, realized her country’s key health enemy was something far more innocuous. The thing causing the most harm to her people, the leading risk factor for premature death and disability, was inside their own homes: Dirty indoor air, from cooking food over burning dung and vegetation in poorly ventilated huts

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To hear Oliver Sacks tell it, writing books for a mass audience was once considered one of the worst things a doctor could do

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Orin Levine: If you have used the Tube in London, you are likely familiar with the voice from above reminding you to “mind the gap.” Alert to the danger of not paying attention, you heed this warning for your personal safety. There is another gap that threatens the safety of millions of children in the world’s poorest countries: the disparity among children regarding their access to lifesaving vaccines

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