When the hospital serves McDonald’s
In peddling unhealthy meals, health centers fail both their patients and their employees.
Pharma Bro goes to Washington
A Congressional hearing with Martin Shkreli reveals the brokenness of the prescription-drug market.
The research pirates of the Dark Web
After getting shut down late last year, a website that allows free access to paywalled academic papers has sprung back up in a shadowy corner of the Internet.
Johns Hopkins becomes first center in country to offer HIV-positive to HIV-positive organ transplants
Johns Hopkins announced this week that it had received approval from the nation’s organ-sharing authority to become the first hospital in the United States to conduct transplants involving HIV-positive donors and HIV-positive recipients.
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Record 30,000 Organ Transplants Performed Last Year
Doctors attribute the 5% increase in donations in 2015 to Americans’ growing willingness to donate organs.
Why We Need to Rethink HIV Attitudes
Robert Klitzman argues it is time to re-examine attitudes and laws criminalizing potential HIV exposure.
Advancing Medical Professionalism in US Military Detainee Treatment
A bioethical argument that current medical ethics standards provide a sound basis for military medical practice, even in situations where military missions must be reconciled with patient needs.
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