Judy Illes & Fabio Rossi: Gordie Howe’s pursuit of stem cell treatment aboard is an awakening for continued education and informed choice

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The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues (Bioethics Commission) is considering US engagement in the global response to the current Ebola epidemic by examining ethical issues that arise when conducting research during a public health emergency. Our Nancy Kass testified about efforts to accelerate development of drugs and vaccines

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When Tove Schuster raced to help a fellow nurse lift a patient at Crozer-Chester Medical Center near Philadelphia in March 2010, she didn’t realize she was about to become a troubling statistic

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“I have several patients a day who have threatened to leave our practice if we are still going to see patients that are unvaccinated.” Eric Ball, pediatrician

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The device has the potential to save millions of lives

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A trip to the Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum of Dentistry in Baltimore, Maryland

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Community consultation is the only way to study issues in emergency medicine. “If you require consent for all clinical studies you end up getting into a Catch-22 where you can never systematically learn about anything in an emergency setting,” said Nancy Kass, deputy director of the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics. “A person having a heart attack cannot give consent.”

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The U.K. might become the first nation to allow in-vitro fertilization using DNA from three people. Our Dr. Margaret Moon speaks with WSJ’s Tanya Rivero about the ethical implications

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