Health Law Workshop: Leo Beletsky

Monday, April 10, 2017 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2016-2017
Hauser Hall, Room 104
Harvard Law School, 1575 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

>Leo Beletsky is Associate Professor of Law and Health Sciences with a joint appointment with th... Read More

Health Law Workshop: Brendan Maher

Monday, February 13, 2017 5:00 PM
Health Law Workshops
2016-2017
Hauser Hall, Room 104
Harvard Law School, 1575 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA

>Brendan S. Maher is a Professor of Law and the Director of the independently endowed Insurance Law C... Read More

‘Repeal And Chaos’:

Kaiser Health News, December 9, 2016

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

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Many Parents With Job-Based Coverage Still Turn To Medicaid, CHIP To Insure Kids

Kaiser Health News, December 9, 2016
by Michelle Andrews

Lower income parents who have health insurance through their employers are increasingly likely to fo...

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Former Pharma Executives Bribed Doctors To Prescribe Powerful Opioid, Prosecutors Allege

Kaiser Health News, December 9, 2016

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

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Cures Act Gains Bipartisan Support That Eluded Obama Health Law

New York Times, December 8, 2016
by Robert Pear

WASHINGTON — With self-congratulatory zeal and smiles all around, huge bipartisan majorities i...

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‘Your Kids Are Not An Experiment’;

NPR, December 8, 2016
by Rebecca Hersher

The U.S. surgeon general said Thursday that e-cigarette use poses a significant and avoidable health...

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Travel Abroad for Low-Cost Care:

Kiplinger's Personal Finance, December 6, 2016
by Miriam Cross, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article

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Why the extra effort to court foreign patients? A couple of reasons, according to...

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Senate committee calls for ban on surgeons conducting simultaneous operations

Boston Globe, December 6, 2016
by Jonathan Salzman and Jenn Abelson

From the article

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A powerful Senate committee wants all hospitals to explicitly ban surgeons from o...

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GOP’s ‘Repeal And Delay’ Strategy Threatens To Send Already-Teetering Market Into Chaos

Kaiser Health News, December 5, 2016

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

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Driven By ACA, Health Spending Sees Fastest Growth Since Recession

Kaiser Health News, December 5, 2016

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

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Health Industry Lobbies To Keep Obamacare Customers

Forbes, December 5, 2016
by Bruce Japsen

Powerful healthcare lobbies are already launching efforts to save patients from the ranks of the uni...

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UK pushes ahead with sugar tax

BBC News, December 5, 2016

The UK government has published draft legislation for a tax on sugar-sweetened drinks, which is set...

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HIV ‘game-changer’ now on NHS

BBC News, December 4, 2016
by James Gallagher

A drug that dramatically reduces the risk of being infected with HIV will now be given to patients b...

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U.N. Finally Apologizes For Cholera In Haiti ... But Omits One Point

NPR, December 2, 2016
by Jason Beaubien

For six years, Haitian activists have demanded that the United Nations accept responsibility for cho...

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Texas Again Places Obstacles in Front of Those Seeking Abortions

New York Times, December 1, 2016
by Lizette Alvarez

MIAMI — Despite losing a milestone abortion case at the United States Supreme Court...

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Post-Election, Americans Aren’t As Eager To Repeal ACA, Poll Finds

Kaiser Health News, December 1, 2016

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

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GOP Embraces Repeal-Now, Replace-In-Three-Years Strategy On Health Law

Kaiser Health News, December 1, 2016

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

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A Trump Pick, and Why Indiana’s Strict Medicaid Rules Could Spread

New York Times, December 1, 2016
by Margot Sanger-Katz

In most of the United States, anyone poor enough to qualify for Medicaid simply receives whatever ca...

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Review of Human Subjects Research Regulation: Perspectives on the Future

American Journal of Bioethics, Vol. 16, Issue 12 (2016)
by Erin Phinney Johnson

From the review

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Overall, the editors present an intriguing look at the concerns currently facing h...

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Should We Ban Anonymous Sperm Donation?

Vocativ, November 30, 2016
by Tracy Clark-Flory, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article

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There’s a push underway to change the way that most sperm is donated&n...

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Abortion-Rights Groups Challenge Restrictions In Three States

NPR, November 29, 2016
by Jennifer Ludden

There's no shortage of speculation about how the incoming Trump administration, whose appointees...

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U.S. Will Ban Smoking in Public Housing Nationwide

New York Times, November 30, 2016
by Mireya Navarro

Smoking will be prohibited in public housing residences nationwide under a federal rule announced on...

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Tennessee Woman Accused of Coat-Hanger Abortion Attempt Faces New Charges

New York Times, November 29, 2016
by Christine Hauser

A Tennessee woman who is accused of trying to abort her fetus at 24 weeks with a coat hanger last ye...

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Tom Price, Obamacare Critic, Is Trump’s Choice for Health Secretary

New York Times, November 29, 2016
by Robert Pear

WASHINGTON — If President-elect Donald J. Trump wanted a cabinet secretary who could...

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Funding for Cures Bill Remains Sticking Point for Health Groups

Bloomberg, November 28, 2016
by Anna Edney and Zachary Tracer, quoting Rachel E. Sachs (Academic Fellow Alumna)

From the article

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The Cures bill will fund some prevention efforts, said Lynne Weil, a spokeswoman...

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Patients Increasingly Influence The Direction Of Medical Research

NPR, November 28, 2016
by Richard Harris

[...] Often these explorations start when a parent notices something that seems not quite right...

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Morning View 11-28-16: Pharmaceuticals News

Institute for Clinical and Economic Review's Morning View, November 28, 2016
by Mitchell Stein, citing Bill of Health post by Rachel E. Sachs (Academic Fellow Alumna)

From the article

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On Friday, building on the long-standing DC tradition of releasing gargantuan reg...

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House lines up biotech lollipops as support grows for an epic 21st Century Cures Act

Endpoints News, November 28, 2016
by James Carroll, citing Bill of Health blog post by Rachel E. Sachs (Academic Fellow Alumna)

From the article

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According to Kaiser Health News, more than 1,400 lobbyists have ta...

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Lame duck Congress looks for swift approval of massive medical innovation bill

AJC.com (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution), November 27, 2016
by Jamie Dupree, citing Tweet & Bill of Health post by Rachel E. Sachs (Academic Fellow Alumna)

From the article

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(Tweet by Rachel E. Sachs) My 1st thoughts on today's draft of 21st Cent...

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Legislation That Would Shape FDA And NIH Triggers Lobbying Frenzy

NPR, November 25, 2016
by Sydney Lupkin

The 21st Century Cures Act now being refined by the lame duck Congress is one of the most-lobbied he...

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Many in Florida Count on Obama’s Health Law, Even Amid Talk of Its Demise

New York Times, November 25, 2016
by Abby Goodnough

MIAMI — Dalia Carmeli, who drives a trolley in downtown Miami, voted for Donald J. Trump&...

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Zika virus ‘no longer an emergency’ - WHO

BBC News, November 18, 2016

The mosquito-borne Zika virus will no longer be treated as an international medical emergency, the W...

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CHARTS: Here’s What Donald Trump Has Said On The Issues

NPR, November 17, 2016
by Meg Anderson

[...] Trump's main goal for health care policy is to repeal the Affordable Care Act. That f...

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GOP Targets Inauguration Day For ‘Repeal’ Part Of Plan, But ‘Replace’ May Be Delayed

Kaiser Health News, November 17, 2016

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

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Despite Looming Uncertainty, Health Law Enrollment Numbers Stay Steady

Kaiser Health News, November 17, 2016

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

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A Consumer’s Guide To Medicare’s New Rules On Doctor Pay

Kaiser Health News, November 17, 2016
by Steven Findlay

The federal government has issued final regulations that reform the way Medicare pays doct...

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Surgeon General Murthy Wants America To Face Up To Addiction

NPR, November 17, 2016
by Steve Inskeep, interviewing Dr. Vivek Murthy

In 1964, the U.S. surgeon general released a report on the health impacts of smoking, and it shaped...

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Israeli couple wins right to produce and raise grandchild from fallen soldier son’s sperm

Times of Israel, November 16, 2016
by Renee Ghert-Zand, quoting I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

From the article

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[...] According to Harvard University law professor I. Glenn Cohen,&nbs...

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Using Twitter as an Intelligence Tool: 85 Accounts Worth Following

Regulatory Affairs, November 16, 2017
by Zachary Brennan, citing Twitter accounts of Rachel E. Sachs (Academic Fellow Alumna), Ameet Sarpatwari, Aaron Kesselheim and Amitabh Chandra (Affilia

With the rise of president-elect Donald Trump, it’s become abundantly clear that Twitter matte...

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One Employer Fights Against Prescription-Drug Abuse:

Wall Street Journal, November 15, 2016
by Rachel Emma Silverman

>This article is behind a paywall. Harvard affiliates can access it via ;Hollis+. 

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Expect Medicaid to Change, but Not Shrivel, Under Donald Trump

New York Times, November 15, 2016
by Robert Pear

WASHINGTON — The expansion of Medicaid, a central pillar of the Affordable Care Act, face...

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Ryan Signals Plans To Alter Medicare As Part Of Efforts To Overhaul Health Law

Kaiser Health News, November 14, 2016

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

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Trump Stands Firm On Goal Of Overturning Roe V. Wade

Kaiser Health News, November 14, 2016

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

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How Donald Trump May Impact The FDA

Forbes, November 14, 2016
by Jon LaMattina

The election of a new President always sparks discussions around the new policies that the new leade...

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Women Rush To Get Long-Acting Birth Control After Trump Wins

NPR, November 11, 2016
by Erin Ross

Women across the country are rushing to get IUDs. Or at least, they're tweeting about rushing to...

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Concerned About Losing Your Marketplace Plan? ACA Repeal May Take Awhile

Kaiser Health News, November 10, 2016
by Michelle Andrews

President-elect Donald Trump has promised that he’ll ask Congress to repeal the Affordabl...

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Trump Likely To Target Vulnerable Pillars Of Health Law, But Portions May Be Here To Stay

Kaiser Health News, November 10, 2016

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

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Backlash To Gutting Medicaid Could Complicate Promises To Dismantle ACA

Kaiser Health News, November 10, 2016

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

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Insurance Industry Reeling, Bracing For Total Upheaval After Election Surprise

Kaiser Health News, November 10, 2016

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

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Colorado Rejects Single-Payer Healthcare Insurance

Forbes, November 9, 2016
by Bruce Japsen

Colorado voters dealt a blow to single-payer health insurance, a controversial ballot initiative tha...

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Souring On Sweet? Voters In 4 Cities Pass Soda Tax Measures

NPR, November 9, 2016
by Allison Aubrey

Voters in three cities in California passed ballot measures to place a one cent-per-ounce tax on sod...

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EVENT POSTPONED: HLS Library Book Talk: Charles Fried on Medical Experimentation:

Harvard Law School, TBD
by featuring I. Glenn Cohen (Faculty Director)

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Democrats Applaud Medicaid Expansion Success As They Seek To Deflect Health Law Criticism

Kaiser Health News, November 7, 2016

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

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Soda Taxes Are On Four City Ballots—Will They Make A Dent In Obesity?

Forbes, November 7, 2016
by Arlene Weintraub

Voters in three California cities and Boulder, Colo., will be heading to the polls tomorrow to vote...

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U.S. Steps Up Enforcement of Equal Coverage for Mental Illnesses

New York Times, November 7, 2016
by Robert Pear

WASHINGTON — In one of President Obama’s last major health care initiatives, the adminis...

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Proposed Rule Lifting 16-Hour Shift Limit For First-Year Doctors Sparks Fiery Outcry

Kaiser Health News, November 7, 2016

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

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Online J-Term Health Law Courses
875 Summit Ave. | St. Paul, MN 55105

Deadline: January 02, 2017

The Mitchell Hamline School of Law Health Law Institute is pleased to offer two online health law co...

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Going to the Emergency Room Without Leaving the Living Room

New York Times, November 4, 2016
by Paula Span

[...] What the programs share are the additional training, a team approach and an emphasis on preven...

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Manure Happens, Especially When Hog Farms Flood

NPR, November 4, 2016
by Dan Charles

Are the many hog and poultry farms of eastern North Carolina creating "fields of filth," as two grou...

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Cluster Randomized Trials: Ethics, Regulations, Statistics & Design

Harvard Catalyst, November 3, 2016, 1:00 - 4:00pm
by featuring Holly Fernandez Lynch (Executive Director)

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Please join Harvard Catalyst for a free half-day symposium on the topic of Cluster Rand...

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Regulating Off-Label Promotion — A Critical Test

NEJM, November 2, 2016
by Christopher Robertson, JD, PhD (Academic Fellow Alumnus) and Aaron S. Kesselheim, MD, JD, MPH (Faculty Affiliate)

Petrie-Flom Academic Alumnus ;Christopher T. Robertso;and Faculty Affiliate ;Aaron S....

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Federal Panel Calls For Stricter Enforcement Of Mental Health Care Parity Law

NPR, October 31, 2016
by Jenny Gold

[...] Since the passage of the Mental Health Parity and Addiction Equity Act in 2008, health in...

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Proposition 61 Gives California Mandate To Lower Drug Prices, Not Tools

KPBS Midday Edition, October 31, 2016
by Ben Bradford, quoting Rachel E. Sachs (Academic Fellow Alumna)

From the article

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Proposition 61 would require Medi-Cal to get VA prices for about 3 million of its...

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Doubts About the Promised Bounty of Genetically Modified Crops

New York Times, October 30, 2016
by Danny Hakim

LONDON — The controversy over genetically modified crops has long focused on largely...

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As Health Premiums Jump, Obama Wields an Imperfect Shield

New York Times, October 30, 2016
by Robert Pear

WASHINGTON — Urging people to sign up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act, Preside...

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Maine Insurance Co-Op Drops Coverage For Elective Abortion Services

NPR, October 29, 2016
by Patty Wight

The largest provider of health coverage on the Affordable Care Act's online marketplace in Maine...

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FDA Faults 12 Hospitals For Failing To Disclose Injuries, Deaths Linked To Medical Devices

Kaiser Health News, October 28, 2016
by Chad Terhune

Federal regulators said 12 U.S. hospitals, including well-known medical centers in Los Angeles, Bost...

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Drug Pricing: Where Do We Go After the Election?

Institute for Public Health, Washington University in St. Louis, October 26, 2016
by Rachel Sachs

From the blog post

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Martin Shkreli. Valeant Pharmaceuticals. Mylan. Just a year ago, most Americans...

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Rights, Nudging, and the Good of Others

16 American Journal of Bioethics 11, Published online October 17, 2016
by Luke Gelinas (Petrie-Flom/Harvard Catalyst Fellow in Clinical Research Ethics)

Luke Gelinas, the Petrie-Flom/Harvard Catalyst Fellow in Clinical Research Ethics, has a new ar...

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Issues With Tissues

16 American Journal of Bioethics 11, Published online October 17, 2016
by Emily Largent (Student Fellow Alumna)

Student Fellow Alumna Emily Largent has a new article commentary out in the American Journal of...

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The Readout: Speaking of Drug Prices

STAT, October 12, 2016
by Damian Garde and Meg Kesh, featuring Rachel Sachs (Academic Fellow alumna)

From the post

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How? Washington University law professor Rachel Sachs and Department of Veterans Aff...

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Innovation–Innovation Tradeoffs in Drug Pricing

Annals of Internal Medicine, October 11, 2016
by Rachel Sachs (Academic Fellow alumna)

From the article

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The uproar over the price of the EpiPen is the latest episode in a longstanding c...

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Petrie-Flom seeks RA for project on human subjects research
Petrie-Flom Center, Harvard Law School

Deadline: October 31, 2016

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

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Generic EpiPen Will Likely Secure Profits For Mylan

Law360, September 22, 2016
by Dani Kass, quoting Rachel Sachs (Academic Fellow alumna)

[...] Many customers are still likely to use the branded products once the generic is released,...

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Social Media Use in Research Recruitment:

Petrie-Flom Center / Harvard Catalyst, September 21, 2016
by Luke Gelinas (Petrie-Flom/Harvard Catalyst Fellow in Clinical Research Ethics)

>Cross-posted at the Petrie-Flom Center's blog ;Bill of Health

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Imagine this scenario: you a...

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Is Medical Tourism Ethical?

The Greenwall Foundation, September 2016

Petrie-Flom Faculty Director ;I. Glenn Cohe;served as a Greenwall Foundation Faculty Schol...

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