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  1. Trust and transparency: patient perceptions of physicians' financial relationships with pharmaceutical companies.

    Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 42(4):475 (2014) PMID 25565614

    Financial ties between physicians and pharmaceutical companies are pervasive and controversial. However, little is known about how patients perceive such ties. This paper describes an experiment examining how a national sample of U.S. adults perceived a variety of financial relationships between phy...
  2. PTSD in active combat soldiers: to treat or not to treat.

    Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 42(2):161 (2014) PMID 25040380

    We consider ethical issues related to the treatment of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in combat zones, via exposure therapy. Exposure-oriented interventions are the most well-researched behavioral treatments for PTSD, and rigorous studies across contexts, populations, and research groups provi...
  3. Active shooters in health care settings: prevention and response through law and policy.

    Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 42(2):268 (2014) PMID 25040389

  4. The challenge of informed consent and return of results in translational genomics: empirical analysis and recommendations.

    Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 42(3):344 (2014) PMID 25264092 PMCID PMC4262925

    We offer recommendations. © 2014 American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics, Inc....
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    Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 41(4):916 (2013) PMID 24446950

  6. Caring for elder parents: a comparative evaluation of family leave laws.

    Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 41(2):501 (2013) PMID 23802900

    We find that the U.S. has the least generous family leave laws among the nine OECD countries. With the exception of two states (California and New Jersey), the U.S. federal Family Medical Leave Act of 1993 provides no right to paid family leave for eldercare. We survey the current evidence from the...
  7. Human rights and maternal health: exploring the effectiveness of the Alyne decision.

    Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 41(1):103 (2013) PMID 23581660

    This article explores the effectiveness of the decision of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women in the case of Alyne da Silva Pimentel Teixeira (deceased) v. Brazil, concerning a poor, Afro-Brazilian woman. This is the first decision of an international human rights treat...
  8. Reconsidering the legality of cigarette smoking advertisements on television public health and the law.

    Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 41(1):369 (2013) PMID 23581678

    Television advertisements depicting the use of electronic cigarettes have recently exposed minors to images of smoking behaviors. While these advertisements are currently legal, existing laws should be interpreted or expanded to ban the commercial depiction of smoking behaviors with any product that...
  9. Using public health legal counsel effectively: beliefs, barriers and opportunities for training.

    Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 41 Suppl 1:61 (2013) PMID 23590743

    Our findings are based on two studies: (1) a mixed methods study of state and local public health officials and their legal counsel, including surveys and qualitative interviews; and (2) a survey-based needs assessment of training for public health law. While state health officials and legal counsel...
  10. Implications of the Supreme Court's ACA Medicaid decision.

    Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics 41 Suppl 1:77 (2013) PMID 23590747

    In the typical case, states are expected to act like independent sovereigns and reject federal funding conditions they do not like. In National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius (NFIB), however, the Supreme Court found that Congress unduly coerced states when it enacted the Affordable C...