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PTSD in active combat soldiers: to treat or not to treat.
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...
Active shooters in health care settings: prevention and response through law and policy.
The challenge of informed consent and return of results in translational genomics: empirical analysis and recommendations.
We offer recommendations. © 2014 American Society of Law, Medicine & Ethics, Inc....
Using public health legal counsel effectively: beliefs, barriers and opportunities for training.
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...
Implications of the Supreme Court's ACA Medicaid decision.
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...
Institutional corruption of pharmaceuticals and the myth of safe and effective drugs.
We offer practical suggestions including: separating the funding of clinical trials from their conduct, analysis, and publication; independent FDA leadership; full public funding for all FDA activities; measures to discourage R&D on drugs with few, if any, new clinical benefits; and the creation of...
Currents in contemporary bioethics. Access to sensitive information in segmented electronic health records.
Looking for better health in all the wrong places: the road to "equality" hits a dead end.
The actual evidence base for measures of health inequality among the elderly in the United States remains rather thin. Addressing the real causes of health inequalities will require measuring what matters, accounting for the time lags and non-health-care factors behind the development of future heal...
An empirical examination of the current state of publically available nanotechnology guidance materials.
As part of "Nanodiagnostics and Nanotherapeutics: Building Research Ethics and Oversight," an empirical search was conducted to identify publicly available resources that guided understanding about human subjects issues in nanomedicine or nanotechnology including policy statements, guidance document...