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New Regulations and Code of Ethics for Research in the 21st Century

New Regulations and Code of Ethics for Research in the 21st Century

The 2017 revisions to the Common Rule deal largely with improving the transparency and clarity of intended uses under the current standard of informed consent, while introducing a new concept of "broad consent."

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Healthcare Inequality in America: What Are the Contributing Factors?

Healthcare Inequality in America: What Are the Contributing Factors?

Differences in life expectancy have widened between wealthy and low-income Americans: the poorest 1% of citizens have a life expectancy 10.1 years and 14.6 years shorter for women and men, respectively, compared with the richest 1%.

Improving Campaigns Regarding the Value of Adult Vaccines

Improving Campaigns Regarding the Value of Adult Vaccines

Educational campaigns regarding the value of vaccines should go beyond facts and statistics to integrating social psychological considerations with health communication principles.

New Regulations and Code of Ethics for Research in the 21st Century

New Regulations and Code of Ethics for Research in the 21st Century

The 2017 revisions to the Common Rule deal largely with improving the transparency and clarity of intended uses under the current standard of informed consent, while introducing a new concept of "broad consent."

Antimicrobial Resistance Research Threatened by Budget Cuts

Antimicrobial Resistance Research Threatened by Budget Cuts

Proposed budget cuts from the Trump administration can seriously hamper efforts to address antimicrobial resistance.

Congressional Acts Pose Threat to National ID Health Initiatives

Congressional Acts Pose Threat to National ID Health Initiatives

Passage of the 2017 budget, along with congressional approval of the AHCA, leaves large holes in the funding of the proposed national approach to infectious disease control.

New Bill Before Congress Aims at Addressing Antibiotic Resistance Problem

New Bill Before Congress Aims at Addressing Antibiotic Resistance Problem

Antibiotic resistance has a high mortality rate, and the problem is growing as manufacturers retreat from investing in new drugs and diagnostic tests.

Imported Food Tied to Increase in Foodborne Disease Outbreaks

Imported Food Tied to Increase in Foodborne Disease Outbreaks

During 1996-2014, a total of 195 outbreak investigations implicated an imported food, resulting in 10,685 illnesses, 1,017 hospitalizations, and 19 deaths.

Implementing Sepsis Guidelines Improves ED Outcomes

Implementing Sepsis Guidelines Improves ED Outcomes

Sepsis guidelines improve assessment, recognition, and management of patients with sepsis at emergency departments.

Health Care Spending Up Due to Rising Costs of Prescription Drugs

Health Care Spending Up Due to Rising Costs of Prescription Drugs

According to the 2015 Health Care Cost and Utilization Report, prescription drugs are the fastest growing expense.

Deeper Connections With Patients Leads to More Job Satisfaction

Deeper Connections With Patients Leads to More Job Satisfaction

Practicing empathetic listening with patients, leads to greater professional satisfaction and joy.

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