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Facebook’s Emotion Experiment: Implications for Research Ethics

Robert Klitzman and Paul S. Appelbaum, 07/21/2014

Nature Isn’t What It Used To Be

Gregory E. Kaebnick, 07/17/2014

What Do We Owe to Child Migrants?

Rachel Fabi and Mohini Banerjee, 06/26/2014

How I Learned Bioethics in Medical School

Barron H. Lerner, 05/28/2014

LEGGO the Logo? Why Pharma Logos Belong on CME

Nicole Dubowitz, Maggie Infeld, and Adriane Fugh-Berman, 05/19/2014

Borderline Disorder: Medical Personnel and Law Enforcement

Dien Ho, Kenneth A. Richman, and Mark Bigney, 04/03/2014

Synthetic Chromosomes

Gregory E. Kaebnick, 03/28/2014
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Journal editor defends retraction of GMO-rats study while authors reveal some of paper's history

Retraction Watch

"...claiming COPE guidelines somehow supports the decision [to retract] doesn't seem valid."

Big Data + Big Pharma = Big Money 

Charles Ornstein, ProPublica

"Need another reminder of how much drugmakers spend to discover what doctors are prescribing? Look no further than new documents from the leading keeper of such data."

U Faculty Calls for Review of Controversial Drug Study

Jeremy Olson, Star Tribune

 "Nearly a decade after Dan Markingson died by suicide while participating in a U of M drug trial for schizophrenics, the U’s Faculty Senate raised his death as a reason to re-examine their institution’s handling of vulnerable research subjects."  

 Make Your Wishes Known 

Ashwaq Masoodi, The Atlantic
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The story of a 36-year-old man on life support whose family pulled the plug, and what happened next."

Transforming Diagnosis
Thomas Insel, National Institute of Mental Health
"While DSM has been described as a “Bible” for the field, it is, at best, a dictionary, creating a set of labels and defining each."

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