The Scarecrow

September 19, 2013

Chipotle claims the moral high ground with a stunning piece of propaganda

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Modernizing Food Safety

September 5, 2013

Each year, 48 million Americans get foodborne illnesses. 15% of the US food supply is imported from 150 countries. In an effort to promote the safety of imported food, the FDA proposed new regulations for importers

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Protecting Human Subjects

August 30, 2013

On August 28, 2013, HHS hosted a public meeting on Protections of Human Subjects and Research Studying Standard of Care Interventions in the wake of debates around the SUPPORT trial. Watch here

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Jenny McCarthy’s View

August 27, 2013

Nathan Risinger on the controversial decision naming Jenny McCarthy as one of the co-hosts of The View, despite her continuing advocacy for the link between vaccines and autism against all evidence

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Peter Rabins comments on blood testing to predict suicide

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In an effort to fight discrimination, Germany has become the first country in Europe to pass a law allowing parents to select a third gender option, neither male nor female.

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Our Debra Mathews on a podcast examining the ethical challenges of using lab-made sperm and egg cells in fertility treatments.

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Physicians on Twitter

August 21, 2013

The Berman Institute hosted a twitter chat surrounding a recent article published in JAMA about the online identity crisis physicians face when using social media. Here are some excerpts from that conversation.

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