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12/11/2017 - 10:57am

By Gali Katznelson Is it justifiable to chain women as they give birth? How about confining people in a way that is proven to be psychologically devastating and torturous? These are just two of the questions raised last week during … Continue reading →

12/11/2017 - 10:05am

When you have a physical injury, go to the doctor. A psychological injury? Get thee to a psychiatrist. But what can be done if you suffer from a “moral injury?”

12/11/2017 - 10:02am

In an era when too many people remain suspicious of vaccines, one of the world’s largest manufacturers may have made matters worse while trying to control dengue fever

12/11/2017 - 9:47am

The generic version of Crestor — rosuvastatin — cost Patrik Swanljung of Anacortes, Wash., about $38 less when he bought it through a website rather than using his health insurance. Consumers are finding that they can sometimes save money on their drug costs by not using their insurance

12/11/2017 - 9:38am

Citing uncertainties about the risks and benefits of an experimental therapy for fetuses whose kidneys do not develop, bioethicists at Johns Hopkins, including our Jeremy Sugarman, and a team of medical experts are calling for rigorous clinical trials in the use of a potential treatment, known as amnioinfusion

12/11/2017 - 7:11am

Health Law Year in P/Review December 12, 2017 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East AB Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA Register for this event The Sixth Annual Health Law Year in P/Review symposium will … Continue reading →

12/11/2017 - 3:30am

I had a fun and productive engagement with participants during my noon ethics rounds on Friday at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis.  My slides are here.

12/11/2017 - 3:30am
I had a fun and productive engagement with participants during my noon ethics rounds on Friday at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis.  My slides are here.
12/10/2017 - 9:16am

I have previously collected lawsuits brought against ethics consultants and ethics committee members. Most of those were brought in the context of medical futility disputes.

In March 2015, Ben Taub Hospital used the conflict resolution mechanism in th...

12/10/2017 - 9:16am

I have previously collected lawsuits brought against ethics consultants and ethics committee members. Most of those were brought in the context of medical futility disputes.