Ethics

Sexual Harassment, Assault Affect Physical and Mental Health in Women

Sexual Harassment, Assault Affect Physical and Mental Health in Women

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Women who were exposed to sexual harassment and/or assault were found to experience higher blood pressure, poorer sleep, and mood changed that can affect mental health.

Uncertain Future for Health Laws After Supreme Court Crisis Pregnancy Center Ruling

Uncertain Future for Health Laws After Supreme Court Crisis Pregnancy Center Ruling

The recent Supreme Court decision on crisis pregnancy centers is expected to complicate the future of some health laws.

Practices Should Set Rules for Staff Social Media Use

Practices Should Set Rules for Staff Social Media Use

Staff social media accounts should be strictly personal, with no info about patients or employees.

Advocacy Group Calls for Shutdown of Sepsis Clinical Trial

Advocacy Group Calls for Shutdown of Sepsis Clinical Trial

Clovers trial seeks to determine which IV fluids, vasopressors combo works best to curb sepsis.

Patient Distressed by Overturn of California End of Life Option Act

Patient Distressed by Overturn of California End of Life Option Act

Patient with ALS describes assisted death as last element of control, while losing control over his body.

Ethics of Genealogy Data Use for Solving Crimes Discussed

Ethics of Genealogy Data Use for Solving Crimes Discussed

Ethical discussion relates to issues of informed consent, privacy, and justice

University press releases may exaggerate research claims

University press releases may exaggerate research claims

When University-authored press releases were exaggerated, often times, national news coverage of the same research would be embellished as well.

End-of-life talks in primary care

End-of-life talks in primary care

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Health practitioners need to be prepared, and help prepare patients for end-of-life discussions.

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