On the TODAY Show, Dr. Matthew DeCamp weighs in on a new generation of brain stimulants being used by people seeking an edge

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Grateful Patients

May 31, 2013

Huguette Clark’s story raises important questions about grateful patient philanthropy in the context of ongoing clinical care. How should health care professionals conduct themselves in these situations?

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Johns Hopkins Bioethicist Jeffrey Kahn Chairs an IOM Committee On Astronaut Health Standards For Long-Duration Missions Beyond Low Earth Orbit

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A study in the New England Journal of Medicine casts doubt on whether increased access to Medicaid results in better health outcomes, and media on both sides of the aisle have been quick to spin the results

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Organ Donors Behind Bars

April 26, 2013

NY Times Room For Debate, Featuring Ruth Faden. With nearly 118,000 people in the U.S. waiting for hearts, kidneys, livers and other life-saving transplants, why not let inmates become donors?

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…And Elsewhere. The ACP and the FSMB have issued a policy statement on online medical professionalism. Can professional and personal spheres ever be fully disconnected?

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Do as I Say, Not as I Do

March 26, 2013

Just because your doctor smokes doesn’t mean you must start

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Our Michelle Huckaby Lewis comments on ‘The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, the Sequel’ an op-ed by Rebecca Skloot

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