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La « roue hédonique » (2/3) : Du bonheur

Deuxième des trois parties d’une réflexion sur le syndrome du “hedonic treadmill”. Qu’est-ce que “l’adaptation hédonique” ? Le rôle de la sérotonine …

We Convey More Than We (Literally) Say

by Jason N. Batten, Bonnie O. Wong, William F. Hanks & David Magnus

AMA Urges Congress Not To Loosen Restrictions on Privacy for Patients with Addiction History

The American Medical Association is opposing a change to patient privacy laws that would allow doctors to more freely share information about a patient’s history of substance use, a proposal that has divided the health care community and highlighted some of the challenges of addressing the opioid epidemic

Puppies Are Making People Sick — And It’s People’s Fault

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria that have infected more than 100 people and that have been linked to pet store puppies appear to have spread at least in part because healthy dogs were given antibiotics — a decision that all but surely fostered antibiotic resistance

4 Organ Recipients Got Cancer From 1 Donor In A Rare And “Extraordinary” Case

An organ donor had cancer cells in her body that were accidentally transmitted to four transplant recipients. Three died from the disease

Call for Abstracts now Open for 2019 Petrie-Flom Center Annual Conference

Breakthroughs in genetics have often raised complex ethical and legal questions. Many regard their genetic testing and sequencing as revealing something intensely personal and private. The questions raised by these technologies loom even larger as genetic testing is becoming more … Continue reading →

"Island" – New Film Shows Process of Dying

Four individuals experience the year in which their lives will end. Illness progresses, relationships gently shift, and we are witness to rarely seen and intensely private moments. One person shares their acceptance of death, whilst another is surround...

"Island" - New Film Shows Process of Dying

Four individuals experience the year in which their lives will end. Illness progresses, relationships gently shift, and we are witness to rarely seen and intensely private moments. One person shares their acceptance of death, whilst another is surrounded by a community in shock. We observe bedside care and the rhythm of breathing. In a pathology lab, microscopic biopsies in close-up show the interior of bodies, our biology.

When Morality Isn’t So Moral: Price Gouging in Big Pharma

by Craig Klugman, Ph.D.

“I think it is a moral requirement to make money when you can…to sell the product for the highest price” Nirmal Mulyeto the Financial Times