Petrie-Flom Seeks Research Assistant

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Petrie-Flom Seeks Research Assistant
Petrie-Flom Center, Harvard Law School

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law and Policy, Biotechnology and Bioethics, seeks a part-time re...

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REGISTER NOW: Aligning Policy and People:
Why the Time is Right to Transform Advanced Care

Tuesday, June 21, 2016 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Conferences
2015-2016
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East ABC
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

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Please join us for the inaugural event of the Project on Advanced Care and Health Poli...

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Football Players Health Study at Harvard University

Friday, June 03, 2016 3:45 - 4:45 PM
Conferences
2015-2016
Boston University School of Law, Room 103
765 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA

Part of the 39th Annual ASLME Health Law Professors Conference. In order to attend this panel,...

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2016 Annual Conference:
Big Data, Health Law, and Bioethics

Friday, May 06, 2016
Conferences
2015-2016
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East ABC
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Registration for this event is now closed. If you would like to be added to the wait list, please c...

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CMS Unveils Proposed Medicare Rule To Reward Or Penalize Physicians Based On Quality Of Care

Kaiser Health News, April 28, 2016

KHN Morning Briefing: Summaries of health policy coverage from major news organizations

The n...

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Ryan Calls For End To Health Law’s Premium-Cost Protections For People Who Are Ill

Kaiser Health News, April 28, 2016

KHN Morning Briefing: Summaries of health policy coverage from major news organizations

House...

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Tennessee Enacts Law Letting Therapists Refuse Patients On Religious Grounds

NPR, April 27, 2016
by Laura Wagner

Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam has signed legislation that allows mental health counselors and therapis...

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That Surgery Might Cost You A Lot Less In Another Town

NPR, April 27, 2016
by Alison Kodjak

Need knee replacement surgery? It may be worthwhile to head for Tucson.

That's because the ave...

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Dead man’s sperm

Mosaic: The Science of Life, April 26, 2016
by Jenny Morber, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Excerpt from article:

[...] Where a man has made his wishes clear, the rights of the dead almost a...

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Drug Companies To Pour $100M Into Battle Against California’s Price Control Ballot Initiative

Kaiser Health News, April 25, 2016

KHN Morning Briefing: Summaries of health policy coverage from major news organizations

The i...

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SPECIAL REPORT: BALTIMORE’S OTHER DIVIDE,

Kaiser Health News, April 25, 2016
by Jay Hancock

[...] Thousands of people leave incarceration every year without access to the coverage and ca...

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Abortion doctors would lose medical licenses under new Oklahoma bill

Washington Post, April 23, 2016
by Niraj Chokshi

Oklahoma is just a signature away from revoking the licenses of most doctors who perform abortions.

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More Exchange Plans Offer Patients Easier Access To Some Expensive Drugs:

Kaiser Health News, April 22, 2016
by Michelle Andrews

Some people with cancer, HIV and multiple sclerosis have better access to high-cost speci...

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Obese patients denied surgery in a third of areas in England

BBC News, April 22, 2016

Surgeons are worried overweight patients and smokers in England and Wales are being denied surgery...

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U.S. Suicide Rate Surges to a 30-Year High

New York Times, April 22, 2016
by Sabrina Tavernise

[...] “This is part of the larger emerging pattern of evidence of the links between poverty,...

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What’s next for opioid legislation?

Politico Pulse, April 22, 2016
by Dan Diamond, referencing Rachel E. Sachs (Academic Fellow)

Excerpt from article:

[...] HEALTH WONK RECAP — PULSE flagged a few interesting st...

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Release Of Hospital Quality Ratings Delayed By Medicare Amid Lawmaker, Lobbying Pressure

Kaiser Health News, April 21, 2016

KHN Morning Briefing: Summaries of health policy coverage from major news organizations

This...

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Cities Begin To Count The Scars Of Childhood, And Try To Prevent New Damage

Kaiser Health News, April 21, 2016
by Sarah Varney

LOS ANGELES — Kimberly Cervantes has spent much of her young life learning to outwit the peri...

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Vancouver Prescriptions for Addicts Gain Attention as Heroin and Opioid Use Rises

New York Times, April 21, 2016
by Dan Levin

VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Dave Napio started doing heroin over four decades ago, at 11 ye...

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Summer 2016 Student Internship

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Summer 2016 Student Internship
Petrie-Flom Center, Harvard Law School

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, 

Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law Sc...

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Petrie-Flom Center Student Fellowship 2016-2017

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Petrie-Flom Center Student Fellowship 2016-2017
Petrie-Flom Center, Harvard Law School

Deadline: August 5, 2016, 9:00 AM

THE PETRIE-FLOM CENTER

STUDENT FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM, 2016-2017

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS

The Center an...

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Hearing Aid Prices Under Pressure From Consumer Electronics

New York Times, April 20, 2016
by Andrew Pollack

[...] The consumer electronics industry is encroaching on the hearing aid business, offering p...

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Zika:

Forbes, April 20, 2016
by Judy Stone

Alarming warnings to delay pregnancy for women in at-risk regions have been issued by the CDC, as w...

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Prizing Insurance: Prescription Drug Insurance as Innovation Incentive,

Harvard Journal of Law and Technology, Vol. 30, No. 1 (forthcoming)
by Rachel E. Sachs

Abstract: 

A problem perennially facing scholars of both intellectual property and health law...

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La. Governor Announces Medicaid Expansion Will Begin June 1, Save State $677M Over 5 Years

Kaiser Health News, April 19, 2016

KHN Morning Briefing
Summaries of health policy coverage from major news organizations

About 375,0...

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Justice Department, SEC Launch Probes Into Theranos’ Practices And Technology

Kaiser Health News, April 19, 2016

KHN Morning Briefing: Summaries of health policy coverage from major news organizations

The i...

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Promoting Healthcare Innovation on the Demand Side,

U of Michigan Law & Econ Research Paper No. 16-008; U of Michigan Public Law Research Paper No. 503
by Rebecca Eisenberg and W. Nicholson Price II (Academic Fellow Alumnus)

Abstract:

Innovation policy often focuses on the incentives of firms that sell new products. But o...

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Health Law Workshop: Robert Cook-Deegan

Monday, April 18, 2016 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2015-2016
Hauser Hall 105
Harvard Law School, 1575 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Download the materials for the presentation: "Mining the Genomic Data Mountain: Legal and Poli...

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Competition Suffers Most If UnitedHealth Exits Obamacare In 2017: Analysis

Kaiser Health News, April 18, 2016
by Phil Galewitz

If UnitedHealthcare follows through on its threat to quit the health insurance marketplaces in 2017...

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Sperm Donor’s Profile Hid Mental Illness and Crime, Lawsuits Say

New York Times, April 17, 2016
by Christine Hauser

[...] Ms. Collins and Ms. Hanson, who live in Port Hope, Ontario, about 70 miles east of Toronto, w...

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Harvard Medical School’s 2016 Bioethics Conference:
Social Justice and Ethics Committees in Health Care: Core to our Mission or None of our Business?

Thursday, April 14, 2016 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Conferences
2015-2016
Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, Harvard Medical School
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA

Couldn't make it to the conference? Join the conversation on Twitter using #HMSABC!

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Petrie-Flom, 10 years on:

Harvard Law Today, April 14, 2016

On March 29, current and former affiliates of the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotech...

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Canadian Prime Minister Seeks to Legalize Physician-Assisted Suicide

New York Times, April 14, 2016
by Ian Austen

OTTAWA — The government of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau introduced legislation on Thursday t...

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Study: Public Increasingly Appreciates Health Law, But Likability Remains Rooted In Politics

Kaiser Health News, April 14, 2016

KHN Morning Briefing: Summaries of health policy coverage from major news organizations

A new...

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Most Doctors Unsure How to Discuss End-of-Life Care, Survey Says

Kaiser Health News, April 14, 2016
by Barbara Feder Ostrov

Doctors know it’s important to talk with their patients about end-of-life care.

But they&rsq...

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Experts in Psychology, Law Discuss Juvenile Sentencing

The Crimson, April 14, 2016
by Bonnie K. Bennett, reporting on Boys To Men To Boys Panel Event

From the article:

[...] “When the Supreme Court eliminated mandatory life without parole for...

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Political Gridlock Blocks Missouri Database For Fighting Drug Abuse

Kaiser Health News, April 14, 2016
by Bram Sable-Smith

[...] In the battle against America’s surging opioid drug addiction, 49 states, the...

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Rape Is A Crime In India — But There Are Exceptions

NPR, April 13, 2016
by Chhavi Sachdev

In India, rape is illegal. And the definition of what constitutes "rape" was widened only recently...

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Health Acceleration Challenge

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Health Acceleration Challenge
Harvard Business School & Harvard Medical School

Deadline: May 16, 2016

There are few communities of professionals that are as innovative as those in health care. From inv...

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Critics Say Medicare Cancer Drug Plan A ‘Dreadful Mistake,’

Kaiser Health News, April 11, 2016

KHN Morning Briefing: Summaries of health policy coverage from major news organizations

The O...

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Largest U.S. Health Insurer Pulls Out Of Health Exchanges In Georgia, Arkansas

Kaiser Health News, April 11, 2016

KHN Morning Briefing: Summaries of health policy coverage from major news organizations

The m...

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Life Expectancy Study: It’s Not Just What You Make, It’s Where You Live

NPR, April 11, 2016
by Jim Zarroli

[...] Among the study's findings was that poor people in affluent cities such as San Francisco...

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The Female Viagra, Undone by a Drug Maker’s Dysfunction

New York Times, April 9, 2016
by Katie Thomas and Gretchen Morgenson

Last August, Sprout Pharmaceuticals had a new pill on its hands that quickly captured the nation&rs...

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When The Cost Of Care Triggers A Medical Deportation

NPR, April 9, 2016
by John Henning Schumann

[...] The best estimates suggest dozens or maybe a few hundred cases occur each year. I called seve...

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Abortion Providers In Utah Adapt To New Anesthesia Requirement

NPR, April 7, 2016
by Andrea Smardon

In Utah, a doctor performing an abortion will soon have to administer anesthesia after 20 weeks of...

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White House Warns More Money Needed On Zika: ‘We Should Not Play With Fire Here’

Kaiser Health News, April 7, 2016

KHN Morning Briefing: Summaries of health policy coverage from major news organizations

The O...

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Veterans Groups Fight Stigma Associated With Hepatitis C

NPR, April 7, 2016
by Zach Hirsch

More veterans say the military gave them hepatitis C during the Vietnam War. They say the virus was...

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More Evidence That Obesity Is A Global Catastrophe In Slow Motion

Forbes, April 7, 2016
by Bruce Y. Lee

Sometimes it is harder to see things that move in slow motion. Perhaps if the global obesity epidem...

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Signing Up Organ Donors in China Can Be an Uphill Battle

New York Times, April 6, 2016
by Didi Kirsten Tatlow

[...] About 300,000 Chinese people need transplants each year. In the face of this enormous ne...

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A Big Week For Parents:

NPR, April 6, 2016
by Camila Domonoske

Two record-setting parental-leave laws were passed this week, on opposite sides of the U.S.

In New...

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2016 Global School Health Rights Litigation Course

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2016 Global School Health Rights Litigation Course
O’Neill Institute and Harvard FXB

Deadline: June 1, 2016

Join the O’Neill Institute and Harvard FXB for the 2016 Global School Health Rights Litigatio...

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J-PAL Health Care Delivery Innovation Competition

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J-PAL Health Care Delivery Innovation Competition
MIT

Deadline: June 17, 2016

The J-PAL Health Care Delivery Innovation Competition will support visionary health care leaders in...

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Law Fellow

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Law Fellow
O’Neill Institute

Deadline: May 8, 2016

The O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law is seeking exceptionally qualified c...

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Call for Proposals for the 2017 Brocher Event

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Call for Proposals for the 2017 Brocher Event
Fondation Brocher

Deadline: May 13, 2016

For the tenth anniversary of its scientific activities in 2017, the Brocher Foundation intends...

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Harvard Law Conference Surveys Troubles With Health Care

EMR & EHR Blog, March 30, 2016
by Andy Oram

From the article:

It is salubrious to stretch oneself and regularly attend a conference in a relat...

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VIDEO NOW AVAILABLE: The Future of Health Law and Policy:
The Petrie-Flom Center’s 10th Anniversary Conference Celebration

Tuesday, March 29, 2016 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Conferences
2015-2016
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East ABC
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

The Petrie-Flom Center celebrated its first decade and kicked off the next by looking at...

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Petrie-Flom & Coalition to Transform Advanced Care Launch Project on Advanced Care & Health Policy

Petrie-Flom Center, March 28, 2016

The Project on Advanced Care and Health Policy will foster development of improved models of care f...

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Harvard Law School Ranked #7 for Health Care Law

U.S. News & World Report , March 2016

U.S. News & World Report has released their rankings of the top law schools in the country. Har...

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Harvard Health Law Society 2016/17 Board: Call for Applications

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Harvard Health Law Society 2016/17 Board: Call for Applications

Deadline: April 01, 2016

Want to join a fun and dedicated group of health law students at HLS? Want to have a say in putting...

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CRISPR, Are We Ready to Rewrite the Human Genome?

ECUSA Boston, March 24, 2016
by Speaker: Rachel Sachs (Academic Fellow)

Rachel Sachs (Academic Fellow) was a speaker at the ECUSA Boston event "CRISPR, Are We Ready to Rew...

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Faith charities eye Justice Kennedy in Obamacare birth control fight

The Washington Times, March 21, 2016
by Tom Howell Jr., quoting Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director)

Excerpt from article:

[...] The Justice Department argues that a victory for the nonprofits w...

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A Tool to Help Address Key Ethical Issues in Research

Journal of Medical Ethics Blog, February 22, 2016
by Rebecca H. Li & Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director)

From the article: 

One of the most important responsibilities of a clinical project lead at a...

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Legal Internship

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Legal Internship
New York State Task Force on Life and the Law

Deadline: Open until filled.

The New York State Task Force on Life and the Law was established in 1985 by Governor Mario Cu...

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PhD Scholarship

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PhD Scholarship
Australian Centre for Health Law Research at Queensland University of Technology

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Australian Centre for Health Law Research at Queensland University of Technology is seeking a s...

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Assistant or Associate Professor

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Assistant or Associate Professor
Center for Medical Ethics & Health Policy at Baylor College of Medicine

Deadline: April 15, 2015

Assistant or Associate Professor

Due to tremendous growth, the Center for Medical Ethics & Hea...

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Call for Papers: 2016 Health Law Scholars Workshop

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Call for Papers: 2016 Health Law Scholars Workshop
Saint Louis University School of Law

Deadline: April 11, 2016

The Health Law Scholars Workshop is a collegial forum in which faculty new to health law and bioeth...

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Research Associate

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Research Associate
King's College London

Deadline: April 1, 2016

Salary Details: £32,600 to £38,896 per annum 
Allowances: £2,323 L...

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Policy Surveillance Summer Intern

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Policy Surveillance Summer Intern
Temple University

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Policy Surveillance Program seeks applications from law-school students to fill several Summer...

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2016 Call for Proposals

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2016 Call for Proposals
Healthy Eating Research

Deadline: May 11, 2016

Healthy Eating Research has released its 2016 Call for Proposals (CFP). This CFP is for t...

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Global Ideas for U.S. Solutions

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Global Ideas for U.S. Solutions
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Deadline: May 31, 2016

Throughout its history, the United States has learned from great ideas from abroad, from bagels to...

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FDA - Food

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Website for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, one of the agencies responsible for regulating t...

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Genetically Modified Crops

Foundation of American Scientists

An introduction to genetically modified crops, including key ecological concerns. 

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Title 21: Food and Drugs

Code of Federal Regulations

In Chapter I, Subchapter B, Parts 100-190, the regulations applicable to FDA’s oversight of f...

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Food, Genetically Modified

World Health Organization

Educational page providing general and technical information on genetically modified foods. 

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FDA - Guidance and Regulation

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Section of the FDA website containing FDA guidance and regulatory information applicable to food, i...

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Genetically Engineered Crops in the United States

United States Department of Agriculture, February 2014

Report by the USDA Economic Research Service on recent trends in adoption of genetically engineered...

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Planned Parenthood And Fetal Tissue Sale: Manufactured Controversy And The Real Ethical Debate

Health Affairs Blog, March 9, 2016
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article:

[...] Planned Parenthood received US $528 million of government money...

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Food Code

U.S. Food and Drug Administration

The FDA’s Food Code is a model that assists food control jurisdictions at all levels of gover...

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Food from Genetically Engineered Plants

Food and Drug Administration

This FDA site includes consumer information about food from genetically engineered plants, as well...

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Consensus Statement on Electronic Health Predictive Analytics: A Guiding Framework

eGEMs (Generating Evidence & Methods to improve patient outcomes), 2016, Vol. 4, Issue 1
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director) et al.

Abstract

Context: The recent explosion in available electronic health record (EHR) data is mo...

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Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

U.S. Department of Justice

Federal government website regarding the protections provided by, implementation of, and enfor...

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