Comfort care found to add precious months at the end of life. An interview with palliative care expert Cynda Hylton Rushton

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Jeremy Sugarman has been elected to the Institute of Medicine (IOM), an organization that serves as an independent adviser to the nation to improve health.

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Overcoming anxiety about autism may be part of the answer in combating the rise in whooping cough cases in California. But Berman Institute faculty say that teen and adult revaccinations are also part of the solution.

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Reporting progress to a hopeful public: News articles underscore the ethical burden of balance shared by researchers, funders and the media

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Focus On: Jack Kevorkian

September 2, 2010

Recent HBO films put “Dr. Death” back in the spotlight. Despite popular sympathies, critics say Kevorkian flouted the ethical duties of a doctor.

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A report from the group Physicians for Human Rights accuses the C.I.A. of experimenting on detainees – evidence suggests health professionals played an unethical role

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President Obama’s Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues held its first meeting on July 8 and 9, 2010

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Scientists have successfully transplanted an artificially synthesized genome of one type of bacteria into a second type of bacteria, getting the recipient to behave like the donor species.

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