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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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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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: 2017 Annual Conference
Transparency in Health and Health Care: Legal and Ethical Possibilities and Limits

Friday, April 28, 2017
Conferences
2016-2017
Wasserstein Hall, Milstein East ABC (2036)
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

The Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School is...

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Health Law Workshop: Leo Beletsky

Monday, April 10, 2017 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2016-2017
Room TBD
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

Leo Beletsky is Associate Professor of Law and Health Sciences with a joint appointment with t...

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Health Law Workshop: Kathryn Zeiler

Monday, March 27, 2017 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2016-2017
Room TBD
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

Kathryn Zeiler is Professor of Law and Nancy Barton Scholar at the BU School of Law. Prior to...

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Health Law Workshop: Khiara Bridges

Monday, March 06, 2017
Lectures and Panels
2016-2017
Room TBD
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

Khiara Bridges has written many articles concerning, race, class, reproductive rights, and the...

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Health Law Workshop: Brendan Maher

Monday, February 13, 2017 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2016-2017
Room TBD
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

Brendan S. Maher is a Professor of Law and the Director of the independently endowed Insurance Law...

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PORTAL Ethics and Health Policy Seminar:
Returning Results to Research Participants

Friday, February 10, 2017 12:30 - 2:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2016-2017
Room TBD
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

Clinical investigators, public health advocates, and IRBs have been struggling to develop appropria...

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Health Law Workshop: Judith Daar

Monday, February 06, 2017 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2016-2017
Room TBD
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

Judith Daar is Professor of Law at Whittier Law School with a joint appointment at the UCI School o...

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Health Law Workshop: Frances Kamm

Monday, November 28, 2016 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2016-2017
Room TBD
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

Frances Kamm is the Littauer Professor of Philosophy and Public Policy in the Kennedy School of Gov...

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Health Law Workshop: Trudo Lemmens

Monday, November 07, 2016 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2016-2017
Room TBD
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

Trudo Lemmens is Professor and Scholl Chair in Health Law and Policy at the University of Toronto F...

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Concurrent Surgeries:
Medical, Legal, and Ethical Issues

Thursday, October 27, 2016 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2016-2017
TBD
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

Concurrent, or overlapping, surgeries involve the simultaneous scheduling of substantial portions o...

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Health Law Workshop: Lindsay Wiley

Monday, October 24, 2016 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2016-2017
Room TBD
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

Lindsay Wiley is Associate Professor of Law at the Washington College of Law at American University...

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Health Care after the Election

Monday, October 24, 2016 12:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2016-2017
Room TBD
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

Description:

As we approach the 2016 presidential election and change of administration, there are...

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Health Law Workshop: W. Nicholson Price II

Monday, October 17, 2016 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2016-2017
Room TBD
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

Nicholson Price is an Assistant Professor at the University of Michigan School of Law, where h...

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Health Law Workshop: Amy Sepinwall

Monday, September 19, 2016 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2016-2017
Room TBD
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

Amy Sepinwall is Assistant Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics and James...

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Battling Blood in the Streets:
How Can Neuroscience Promote Public Health and Support Public Policy to Prevent Community Violence?

Wednesday, September 07, 2016 4:00 PM
Lectures and Panels
2016-2017
Room TBD
Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA

Description

Far too many people across the country are left dead, injured, or traumatized by commu...

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2016 Petrie-Flom Center Annual Open House

Wednesday, September 07, 2016 5:30 PM
Lectures and Panels
2016-2017
HLS Pub, Wasserstein Hall, 1st floor
Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

At this event, faculty, colleagues, and students with shared interests in health law policy, biotec...

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To Help Obamacare, Anthem Says Larger Penalties, Enrollment Changes Help

Forbes, July 28, 2016
by Bruce Japsen

Anthem executives say larger penalties for Americans who don’t sign up for health insurance a...

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Stem Cell Therapies Are Still Mostly Theory, Yet Clinics Are Flourishing

New York Times, July 28, 2016
by Gina Kolata

Health regulators in the United States are talked about as the best in the world, but a new study o...

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Warning: Government Listing Of Clinical Trials Doesn’t Disclose Costs To Patients

Kaiser Health News, July 28, 2016
by Emily Bazar

[...] The ClinicialTrials.gov website, run by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) through itsNa...

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Many Well-Known Hospitals Fail To Score 5 Stars In Medicare’s New Ratings

Kaiser Health News, July 27, 2016
by Jordan Rau

The federal government released its first overall hospital quality rating on Wednesday, slapping av...

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Sen. Tim Kaine’s Record On Health Care:

NPR, July 27, 2016
by Rachel Bluth

As he takes the stage Wednesday night at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, vice p...

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$1B Fraud Case Shines Light On Lucrative Medicare Black Market

Kaiser Health News, July 25, 2016

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

Three...

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Olympus Told U.S. Executives No Broad Scope Warning Needed Despite Superbug Outbreaks

Kaiser Health News, July 24, 2016
by Chad Terhune

Faced with superbug outbreaks in three countries by early 2013, Japanese device giant Olympus Corp....

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Farm to fork:

"Reveal," NPR, Updated July 23, 2016
by Julia B. Chan

UPDATE, July 23, 2016: We followed up on what’s happened since we first told you about t...

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Bosses in the Bedroom: Religious Employers and the Future of Employer-Sponsored Health Care

Law, Religion, and Health in the United States (Holly Fernandez Lynch, I. Glenn Cohen, Elizabeth Sepper, eds.), forthcoming 2017, Cambridge University Press, 2017 (forthcoming)
by Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director) and Gregory Curfman

Abstract:      


This chapter uses the controversy over mandated con...

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Mike Pence’s Health Policy Record Is A Mixed Bag

Kaiser Health News, July 21, 2016
by Jake Harper, WFYI

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is in the spotlight this week as the man Donald Trump has picked to be his...

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Anti-Abortion Forces Regroup in Wake of Supreme Court Decision

Kaiser Health News, July 20, 2016
by Julie Rovner

Delegates at the Republican convention in Cleveland have approved the strongest anti-abortion platf...

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Montana’s ‘Pain Refugees’ Leave State To Get Prescribed Opioids

NPR, July 20, 2016
by Corin Cates-Carney

Federal authorities say about 78 Americans die every day from opioid overdose. In Montana, health c...

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5 ways to avoid fighting over frozen embryos

Futurity, July 18, 2016
by David Orenstein-Brown, citing I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

[...] In a new paper, two experts review this history and propose five specific guidelines. The res...

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Embryo Disposition Disputes: Controversies and Case Law

Hastings Center Report, July/August 2016, Vol. 46, Issue 5
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director) & Eli Y. Adashi

Abstract:

When prospective parents use in vitro fertilization, many of them hope to generate more...

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Generic Crestor Wins Approval, Dealing a Blow to AstraZeneca

New York Times, July 20, 2016
by Andrew Pollack

The Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday that it had approved generic versions of...

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How the Government Supports Your Junk Food Habit

New York Times, July 19, 2016
by Anahad O'Connor

At a time when almost three-quarters of the country is overweight or obese, it comes as no surprise...

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Pence’s Unwavering Crusade Against Abortion And What It Means For Trump

Kaiser Health News, July 18, 2016

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

By pi...

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Will Federal Officials Practice What They Preach Over Aggressive Insurance Rate Reviews?

Kaiser Health News, July 18, 2016

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

Four...

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Reefer Madness! Medical Marijuana Is Already Saving $165M Per Year For Medicare

Forbes, July 18, 2016
by Steven Salzberg

[...] A new study in the journal Health Affairs looked in great detail at presc...

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A designer will grow Alexander McQueen’s skin in a lab to use for leather bags and jackets

Quartz, July 16, 2016
by Marc Bain, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

[...] Glenn Cohen, an expert on the intersection of bioethics and law at Harvard Law School, s...

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Herbalife Agrees To Pay $200 Million To Settle Complaints It Deceived Consumers

NPR, July 15, 2016
by Jim Zarroli

Herbalife has agreed to pay $200 million to reimburse consumers who lost money on its nutrition sup...

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House approves bill to shield anti-abortion healthcare workers

The Hill, July 13, 2016
by Sarah Ferris

The House on Wednesday approved a controversial abortion bill that supporters say would help shield...

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Senate Approves Bill to Combat Opioid Addiction Crisis

New York Times, July 13, 2016
by Emmarie Huetteman

WASHINGTON — The Senate on Wednesday approved a bill to tackle the nation’s opioid cris...

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National Health Spending to Surpass $10,000 a Person in 2016

New York Times, July 13, 2016
by Robert Pear

WASHINGTON — National health spending will average more than $10,000 a person this year for t...

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HHS Report Says Obamacare Plans Are Cheaper Than They Look

NPR, July 12, 2016
by Alison Kodjak

Obamacare health plans have been getting a bad rap this year. Critics say the premiums are too high...

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Lower-cost biotech drug gets thumbs up from FDA panel

Washington Post, July 12, 2016
by Matthew Perrone, AP

WASHINGTON — The second-biggest selling drug in the world could get some cheaper competition...

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With Eye On Sanders’ Endorsement, Clinton Offers Expanded Health Care Proposal

Kaiser Health News, July 11, 2016

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

Hilla...

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Consumer Group:

Kaiser Health News, July 11, 2016

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

Publi...

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Elizabeth Holmes of Theranos Is Barred From Running Lab for 2 Years

New York Times, July 8, 2016
by Andrew Pollack

Federal regulators have barred Elizabeth Holmes, chief executive of Theranos, from owning or operat...

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Faculty Director Glenn Cohen teaching new EdX course:

Petrie-Flom Center, July 8, 2016

Bioethics: The Law, Medicine, and Ethics of Reproductive Technologies and Genetics

An introduction...

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Juno Halts Cancer Trial Using Gene-Altered Cells After 3 Deaths

New York Times, July 7, 2016
by Andrew Pollack

Three patients in a study testing the use of genetically engineered cells as a treatment for c...

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VA Panel Report To Suggest More Private Care Choices For Veterans

NPR, July 6, 2016
by Quil Lawrence

The debate over how to overhaul the $10 billion Veterans Choice program is the latest skirmish betw...

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Religion and Reproductive Technology

In Law, Religion, and Health in the United States (Holly Fernandez Lynch, I. Glenn Cohen, Elizabeth Sepper, eds.), forthcoming 2017, Cambridge University Press, 2017 (forthcoming)
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

Abstract:

This chapter will examines places where law, religion, and reproductive technology confl...

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A Trojan Horse?

Ohio State Law Journal, 2017 (forthcoming)
by Christopher T. Robertson (Academic Fellow alumnus)

Abstract:      
Scholars, advocates, and courts have begun to recogni...

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Nudging Health: Health Law and Behavioral Economics:

Johns Hopkins University Press, October 2016 (forthcoming)
by I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director), Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director), and Christopher T. Robertson (Academic Fellow alumnus), eds.

Pre-order the book here!

Abstract of the Introduction: 

This introductory chapter to th...

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Health Law Professor

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Health Law Professor
University of Pittsburgh School of Law

Deadline: October 15, 2016

The University of Pittsburgh School of Law invites applications for a tenure-stream position beginn...

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Mental Health Reform Bill Overwhelmingly Clears House of Representatives

TIME, July 6, 2016
by Emma Ockerman

A bill that would majorly reform mental health care in the United States cleared the U.S....

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After Medical Marijuana Legalized, Medicare Prescriptions Drop For Many Drugs

NPR, July 6, 2016
by Shefali Luthra

Prescription drug prices continue to climb, putting the pinch on consumers. Some older Americans ap...

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Policy Advocacy Manager

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Policy Advocacy Manager
DNDi (Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative), Geneva, Switzerland

Deadline: July 17, 2016

Terms of reference:

Title: Policy Advocacy Manager
Based: Geneva
Duration: Long ter...

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Obama Administration Eases Restrictions On Doctors Who Treat Opioid Addiction

NPR, July 6, 2016
by Alison Kodjak

The Obama administration is making it easier for people addicted to opioids to get treatment.

Heal...

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Court Strikes Down Obama Health Care Rule on Insurance Standards

The New York Times, July 5, 2016
by Robert Pear

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court has ruled that consumers must be allowed to buy certain...

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Bosses in the Bedroom:

In Law, Religion, and Health in the United States (Holly Fernandez Lynch, I. Glenn Cohen, Elizabeth Sepper, eds.), forthcoming 2017, Cambridge University Press, Published online July 5, 2016
by Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director) and Gregory Curfman

Abstract:

This chapter uses the controversy over mandated contraceptive coverage in employer healt...

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Drop-Out Rate For Those Covered By Health Law Slightly Higher Than Predicted

Kaiser Health News, July 1, 2016

The 13 percent of people who dropped coverage is more than predicted, since the Department of Healt...

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5 Things To Consider About The Supreme Court’s Decision On Texas Abortion Law

NPR, July 1, 2016
by Julie Rovner

The Supreme Court this week delivered its strongest affirmation of a women's right to abortion...

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Strong statement on abortion access

Harvard Gazette, June 28, 2016
by Colleen Walsh, interviewing I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article:

The Supreme Court issued a historic decision Monday, weighing in again...

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Biden threatens funding cuts for researchers who fail to report clinical trial results

Stat, June 29, 2016
by David Nather and Charles Piller

WASHINGTON — At a national cancer summit Wednesday, Vice President Joe Biden t...

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Heat On White House To Scrap Redo Of Human Research Rules

NPR, June 29, 2016
by Rob Stein

An influential federal panel has taken the unusual step of telling the Obama administration to with...

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Latest Plan to Cut Medicare Drug Payments Leaves Senators Skeptical

New York Times, June 28, 2016
by Robert Pear

WASHINGTON — Under fire from senators in both parties, a senior federal health official told...

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An N.Y.U. Study Gone Wrong, and a Top Researcher Dismissed

New York Times, June 27, 2016
by Benedict Carey

New York University’s medical school has quietly shut down eight studies at its prominent psy...

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GMO labels: The great American food fight:

Christian Science Monitor, June 25, 2016
by Stephanie Hanes

[...] How little Vermont, with a population smaller than Memphis, Tenn., has brought change to...

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Supreme Court strikes down Texas abortion clinic restrictions

Washington Post, June 27, 2016
by Robert Barnes

The Supreme Court on Monday struck down Texas abortion restrictions that had caused more than half...

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Facing Large Losses, Blue Cross Blue Shield Retreats From Minnesota Marketplace

Kaiser Health News, June 27, 2016

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

The s...

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Brexit Won’t Change Britain’s Drug Regulatory Scheme

Forbes, June 27, 2016
by Scott Gottlieb

The Brexit has sent quivers through the ranks of the pharmaceutical industry. There are f...

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How Telemedicine Is Transforming Health Care:

Wall Street Journal, June 26, 2016
by Melinda Beck

[...] As a measure of how rapidly telemedicine is spreading, consider: More than 15 million America...

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The Difficult Ethics of Organ Donations From Living Donors:

Wall Street Journal, June 26, 2016
by Amy Dockser Marcus

Robert Osterrieder, a 52-year-old project manager, returned home to Pittsburgh from a business...

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Suit Challenges U.S. Over Abortions and Birth Control for Immigrant Minors

New York Times, June 24, 2016
by Erik Eckholm

The federal government is placing unaccompanied immigrant minors caught crossing the Southern borde...

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Senior Research Program Coordinator

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Senior Research Program Coordinator
Berman Institute of Bioethics at Johns Hopkins University

Deadline: Open until filled.

Global Food Ethics and Policy Program

The Senior Research Program Coordinator will perform researc...

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National LGBT Bar Association Announces Their 2016 “Best LGBT Lawyers Under 40”

National LGBT Bar Association, June 22, 2016
by D'Arcy Kemnitz, recognizing Katherine Kraschel (Student Fellow alumna)

Petrie-Flom Student Fellow alumna Katherine Kraschel was just recognized by the Nati...

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300 Charged In Largest Takedown Of Medicare, Medicaid Fraud In U.S. History

Kaiser Health News, June 23, 2016

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

The n...

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Public Health Policy Director

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Public Health Policy Director
Philadelphia Department of Public Health

Deadline: Open until filled.

The Philadelphia Department of Public Health (PDPH) is now accepting applications to fill the polic...

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Long-Awaited GOP ‘Replace’ Health Plan Offers Broad Outline, Few Financial Details

Kaiser Health News, June 22, 2016

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

Many...

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Politics Makes Abortion Training In Texas Difficult

NPR, June 22, 2016
by Carrie Feibel, Houston Public Media

[...] It may be good learning, but in Texas this training happens quietly, almost in secret.

"Doct...

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New Ways to Treat Pain Meet Resistance

New York Times, June 22, 2016
by Barry Meier and Abby Goodnough

[...] Mr. Scott’s story highlights one patient’s success. Yet it also underscores the d...

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A Cautionary Tale of ‘Stem Cell Tourism’

New York Times, June 22, 2016
by Gina Kolata

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A growing number of clinics, often in places like Russia or China, but also in Eu...

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Pediatricians Call For More Testing And Tighter Rules On Lead Exposure

NPR, June 20, 2016
by Rae Ellen Bichell

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The academy recommends that pediatricians and primary care providers proactively test...

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Antitrust Regulators Concerned About an Anthem-Cigna Merger:

Wall Street Journal, June 19, 2016
by Liz Hoffman, Brent Kendall, and Anna Wilde Mathews

This article is behind a paywall. Harvard affiliates can access the full text using Hollis +.

U.S....

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