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Ethics of Prescribed Placebo

Physician-prescribed placebo remains a national problem and is highly debated today. Surprisingly, when surveyed, ...

The History of the Opioid Epidemic in the United States

Over a century ago, in the early 1900s, opioids slowly infiltrated the American system, ...

Fairest of Them All: Ethics of Cosmetic Dermatology

Skin lightening products have increasingly become a lucrative market for corporations to capitalize on, ...

Regulation of Gene Editing

A look into gene editing: its capabilities, regulations on it, and where it may ...

Decisions in the ICU

Recent research has shown that family members who have to make healthcare decisions for ...

Reductionism vs Holism: Philosophical Questions in Medicine

The underlying assumptions behind treatment, biomedical research, and patient care can have big implications ...

#metoo and Sexual Harassment in Medicine

She was wearing a black dress she had specifically chosen for this occasion, a ...

Trispecific Antibodies May Hold the Key to Eliminating the AIDS Epidemic

In September 2017, scientists from the Vaccine Research Center and Sanofi, a French pharmaceutical ...

Fat and Bacteria: The Unlikely Keys to Fighting Malaria?

Malaria is one of the leading causes of death, responsible for nearly 430,000 lives ...

Public Restrictions on Smoking Worldwide

The huge public health burden of smoking and secondhand smoke poses the question: to ...