Law Professor Discusses Medical Tourism

Harvard Crimson, November 20, 2014
Katherine H. Scott, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

When most people hear the word “tourism,” they immediately think of flocking to the sandy beaches of the Caribbean or exploring museums in a European city. For Harvard Law School graduate I. Glenn Cohen, the word has a different implication: travelling to another country for medical treatment. …

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Obamacare, back on trial

Harvard Gazette, November 14, 2014
Christina Pazzanese, interviewing Einer Elhauge (Founding Faculty Director)

From the article: In a move that caught many observers off guard, the U.S. Supreme Court last week announced it would review one of four cases currently challenging provisions of the Patient Protection and…

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Medical Records: Top Secret

The New York Times, November 08, 2014
Elisabeth Rosenthal, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article: […] In a digital age when we can transfer money to purchase a house online or view a college transcript by logging on to a secure website, why is it so often difficult for patients to gain…

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Juvenile Death With Dignity? U.K. Case May Hurt Aid in Dying Push

NBC News, November 07, 2014
Bill Briggs, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article:  […] “Many groups pushing for more end of life options find these kinds of cases to be political kryptonite and want to be able to say ‘that's totally different, not the…

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New Rules for Human-Subject Research Are Delayed and Debated

The Chronicle of Higher Education, November 3, 2014
Christopher Shea, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article:  When I. Glenn Cohen, a professor at Harvard Law School and director of a bioethics center there, helped…

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An Interview with I. Glenn Cohen on Ebola Quarantines

America's Forum, Newsmax TV, October 31, 2014
Nick Tate, interviewing I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Faculty Director I. Glenn Cohen joins Newsmax's Deputy health editor to discuss the Ebola quarantines. Why are some medical professionals breaking quarantine, such as the…

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Freezing Eggs to Put off Pregnancy - Clever Business Move but Not Magic Bullet: Experts

Ria Novosti, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director), October 20, 2014

From the article: [...] Although companies consider their offer to freeze eggs to be a benefit for female employees, Glenn Cohen,…

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Beyond Brittany: Assisted Suicides Happen in Every State, Insiders Say

NBC News, October 18, 2014
Bill Briggs, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article:  [...] Indeed, one of the three choices for terminally ill Americans seeking a physician’s aid to end their lives is to “get illegal assistance in your home states,” said

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​Nudging the FDA

The American Interest, October 17, 2014
W. Nicholson Price II (Academic Fellow alumnus) and I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article: [...] The FDA’s regulation of drugs is frequently the subject of policy debate, with arguments falling into two camps. On the one hand, a libertarian view of patients and the health care…

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Egg freezing message: Lean in, and save the kids for later

The Boston Globe, October 16, 2014
Joanna Weiss, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article: [...] Glenn Cohen, a professor at Harvard Law School, worries that an egg-freezing perk could function as a…

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Facebook and Apple Are Now Paying for Egg Freezing

HuffPost Live, October 15, 2014
Nancy Redd, interviewing I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

In this segment of HuffPost Live, host Nancy Redd interviews Faculty Director I. Glenn Cohen to discuss the recent news that Facebook and Apple will now offer their employees the medical…

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Can Big Data Cure Cancer?

U.S. News, October 15, 2014
Lindsey Cook, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article:  In some ways, the learning health system has been around since the beginning of medicine, says Glenn Cohen,…

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Apple, Facebook Will Pay for Employees to Freeze Their Eggs

ABC World News, October 14, 2014
Alyssa Newcomb and Catherine Cole, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article: [...] Glenn Cohen, a professor at Harvard Law School and an expert in the intersection of bioethics and law,…

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Jeanne Shaheen says Scott Brown backed bill to let employers use religious opt-out on mammograms

PolitiFact, October 10, 2014
Louis Jacobson, quoting Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director)

From the article:  [...] Holly Fernandez Lynch, a Harvard bioethicist and author of Conflicts…

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U.S. Troops and Patients Were Used as Malaria Guinea Pigs: Book

NBC News, October 7, 2014
Bill Briggs, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article: [...] “There are no easy answers,” agreed I. Glenn Cohen, a Harvard Law School professor specializing…

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Newsmax Panel: Experimental Ebola Drugs Have Run Out

Newsmax TV, October 6, 2014
America's Forum, interviewing I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article: [...] The Liberian man diagnosed with Ebola in Dallas is not receiving an experimental drug because there is a dearth of supply, according to Harvard law professor and medical ethicist

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Braley, Ernst debate anti-abortion legislation impact

PolitiFact, September 30, 2014
Lauren Carroll, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article: [...] In-vitro fertilization practices -- when a child is conceived in a lab outside of the body -- could also be affected. In-vitro fertilization specialists often create multiple embryos for one client. After the woman conceives, the remaining…

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Introduction to Translational Medicine

Harvard Catalyst, September 29 – October 1, 2014
Featuring Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director)

Introduction to Translational Medicine September 29 – October 1, 2014 Sheraton Commander Hotel, Cambridge, MA Course themes: Preclinical Discovery Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology …

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The Rise of Pred Med

Al Jazeera America, September 22, 2014
Hannah K. Gold, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article: Big Data is moving into America’s hospitals, whether we like it or not. Electronic health records are combining with clinical analytics that can synthesize huge amounts of data. Soon doctors will rely on predictive analytics to more accurately…

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Harvard Law Professor: Medicalization of Death is Problematic

Newsmax TV, September 17, 2014
Courtney Coren, interviewing I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the interview: [...] Cohen: The idea here is that we think that execution is the state ending someone's life, and we don't want to make that look like a medical…

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