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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Law and Moral Enhancement:
A lecture by Julian Savulescu

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2015-2016

Julian Savulescu is Uehiro Chair in Practical Ethics, Director of The Oxford Centre for Neuroe...

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2015 Petrie-Flom Center Annual Open House

Monday, September 28, 2015 5:30 PM
Lectures and Panels
2015-2016
HLS Pub, Wasserstein Hall, 1st floor
1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Come learn more about what the Petrie-Flom Center does and how you can get involved at this ga...

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AGENDA AVAILABLE!: Visible Solutions:
How Neuroimaging Helps Law Re-envision Pain

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Conferences
2014-2015
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein West A
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Description

Can brain imaging be a “pain-o-meter” that tells courts when a person is i...

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PAPER NOW AVAILABLE:

Journal of Law & the Biosciences (peer reviewed), forthcoming 2015
by Rachel Sachs (Academic Fellow) and Carolyn Edelstein

Academic Fellow Rachel E. Sachs has a new article forthcoming in 2015 on the regulatory c...

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Yale Clinical Fellowship in Global Health Justice

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Yale Clinical Fellowship in Global Health Justice
Yale University

Deadline: August 01, 2015

Job Description

The Yale Clinical Fellowship in Global Health Justice is a two-year position desig...

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Doctoring, Without the Doctor

New York Times, May 25, 2015
by Sabrina Tavernise

WOOD LAKE, Neb. — There are just a handful of psychiatrists in all of western Nebraska, a vas...

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Multiple Sclerosis Patients Stressed Out By Soaring Drug Costs

NPR, May 25, 2015
by Richard Harris

[...] A recent study from Oregon State University and the Oregon Health and Science...

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What Veterans Affairs won’t pay for:

Washington Post, May 25, 2015
by Emily Wax-Thibodeaux

TAMPA — After Army Staff Sgt. Alex Dillmann was paralyzed from the abdomen down in a bom...

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Feds Offer To Authorize $1B For Fla. Hospital Funding Tied To Medicaid Stalemate

Kaiser Health News, May 22, 2015

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

The...

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Medicaid Expansion Helps Cut Rate Of Older, Uninsured Adults From 12 To 8 Percent

Kaiser Health News, May 22, 2015
by Michelle Andrews

The health law’s expansion of Medicaid coverage to adults with incomes over the poverty line...

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Faculty Director I. Glenn Cohen: New Blood-Donor Policy, Same Gay Stigma

New York Times, May 21, 2015
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director) and Eli Y. Adashi

Faculty Director I. Glenn Cohen has co-authored an op-ed for the New York Times on the FD...

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Call for Papers

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Call for Papers
The Rutgers Journal of Bioethics

Deadline: August 30, 2015

MISSION AND PURPOSE OF THE RUTGERS JOURNAL OF BIOETHICS

As members of the Bioethics Society o...

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Doctors Among Dozens Held in Raids Against Illegal Sales of Prescription Drugs

New York Times, May 20, 2015
by Alan Schwarz

Seven doctors and 41 others in four Southern states were arrested Wednesday in raids by Drug E...

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Telemedicine Under Attack As Abortion Rights Supporters Seek More Options For Women

Kaiser Health News, May 19, 2015
by Michelle Andrews

The House of Representatives’ approval last week of a bill to ban abortions after 20 weeks br...

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Assault On Salt:

NPR, May 17, 2015
by Lourdes Garcia-Navarro

[...] "People are not allowed to put salt anymore on the table," says Lucia Soria, the owner o...

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Surge in Cases of H.I.V. Tests U.S. Policy on Needle Exchanges

New York Times, May 16, 2015
by Carl Hulse

WASHINGTON — In 1988, arch-conservative Senator Jesse Helms successfully pushed Congress to p...

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U.S. Introduces New DNA Standard for Ensuring Accuracy of Genetic Tests

New York Times, May 14, 2015
by Robert Pear

WASHINGTON — The federal government opened the door to a new era of genetic medicine on Thurs...

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House Approves Revised Measure Banning Most Abortions After 20 Weeks

New York Times, May 13, 2015
by Emmarie Huetteman

WASHINGTON — The House on Wednesday voted to ban most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy,...

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Lawmakers Push Two Food Safety Bills After FRONTLINE Investigation

FRONTLINE (PBS), May 13, 2015
by Priyanka Boghani

Lawmakers in the Senate and House introduced two separate food safety bills on Wednesday in the wak...

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In rich nations, risky drinking rises even as total drinking declines

LA Times, May 12, 2015
by Karen Kaplan

[...] Considering that alcohol use contributes to more than 200 different diseases and types of inj...

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Navajo Nation imposes 2 percent tax on junk food

Al Jazeera America, May 12, 2015

Tax is the first of its kind in the US. Eighty percent of food sold on the Navajo Nation is high in...

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‘Free’ Contraception Means ‘Free,’ Obama Administration Tells Insurers

Kaiser Health News, May 11, 2015
by Phil Galewitz

Free means free.

The Obama administration said Monday that health plans must offer for free at lea...

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State Legislatures Quarrel Over Whether To Expand Medicaid

NPR, May 12, 2015
by Annie Feidt and Eric Whitney

Five years after the Affordable Care Act passed, the law's provision allowing the expansion of...

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Report: Inmates With Mental Disabilities Often Subjected To Excessive Force

NPR, May 12, 2015
by Carrie Johnson

A Human Rights Watch report says more should be done to divert nonviolent inmates out of the correc...

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2015 Annual Conference
Law, Religion, and Health in America

Saturday, May 09, 2015
Conferences
2014-2015
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East BC
1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

Join the conversation on Twitter! @PetrieFlom #lawreligionhealth

To request copies of se...

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Gloucester to stop arresting addicts who request help

Boston Globe, May 6, 2015
by Brian MacQuarrie and David Abel

GLOUCESTER — This rough-edged fishing city, burdened for years with a stubborn drug problem,...

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Success Of One Pilot ACO Program That Saved Medicare Millions May Be Hard To Replicate

Kaiser Health News, May 8, 2015

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

Mean...

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Red States That Expanded Medicaid Now Seeking Changes In The Program

Kaiser Health News, May 8, 2015

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

The...

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Company Creates Bioethics Panel on Trial Drugs

New York Times, May 7, 2015
by Katie Thomas

Johnson & Johnson has appointed a nationally known bioethicist to create a panel that will...

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Scientists: EPA’s curbs on coal-burning will save thousands of lives

Washington Post, May 4, 2015
by Joby Warrick

The Obama administration’s proposed curbs on coal-burning power plants could prevent tho...

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Pioneer Model Saved Medicare Nearly $400 Million in Two Years:

Wall Street Journal, May 4, 2015
by Melinda Beck

A key pilot program in the federal health law saved Medicare nearly $400 million over two years and...

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Nearly Half Of State-Run Health Exchanges Face Financial Woes

Kaiser Health News, May 4, 2015

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

Almo...

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Speedy Drug Approvals Have Become the Rule, Not the Exception

New York Times, May 1, 2015
by Margot Sanger-Katz

Congress has over the past few decades passed a series of special approval pathways for important d...

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Identified Versus Statistical Lives - Book talk and discussion

Harvard Chan School of Public Health, Building 1, room 1208, Thursday, May 7, 12:30 - 1:30 PM
by Featuring co-editors I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director), Nir Eyal, and Norman Daniels

The essays in Identified versus Statistical Lives: An Interdisciplinary Approach address the identi...

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Medicare Itemizes Its $103 Billion Drug Bill

Kaiser Health News, April 30, 2015
by Jordan Rau

The federal government popped the cap off drug spending on Thursday, detailing doctor-by-doctor and...

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More Evidence That Health Plans Stint On Mandated Birth Control Coverage

Kaiser Health News, April 30, 2015
by Julie Rovner

Women’s health advocates were thrilled when the Affordable Care Act became law in 2010, becau...

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Drug Product Liability Litigation Course

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Drug Product Liability Litigation Course
Harvard Law School

Deadline: Open until filled.

Instructor: Mr. Peter Grossi

Semester: Fall 2015 Course

Meets: T, W 5:00pm - 7:00p.

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Surgeon General Vivek Murthy On Gun Control, Vaccines And Science

NPR, April 27, 2015
by Scott Simon, interviewing Vivek Murthy

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy was officially sworn in this week. His confirmation was held up for mo...

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Inside The $35 Billion Addiction Treatment Industry

Forbes, April 27, 2015
by Dan Munro

The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependency estimates that over 23 million American...

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