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09/17/2018 - 12:37pm

By Mark A. Hall and I. Glenn Cohen This post updates the ranking of health law scholars we posted last year (using 2010-2014 data), based on the latest law faculty citation analysis done by Greg Sisk (which covers 2013-2017). As … Continue reading →

09/17/2018 - 12:03pm

On Friday, doctors at  UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital gave the parents of Kingston Holmes a letter stating "his breathing machines will be turned off on Monday, September 17 at 1pm" due to irreversible brain injury. 

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09/17/2018 - 12:03pm

On Friday, doctors at  UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital gave the parents of Kingston Holmes a letter stating "his breathing machines will be turned off on Monday, September 17 at 1pm" due to irreversible brain injury. 

09/17/2018 - 11:40am

By I. Glenn Cohen, Mark A. Hall, David M. Studdert This is a companion post to Most-Cited Health Law Scholars in WestLaw, 2013-2017. As noted there, health law is a broad and fundamentally interdisciplinary field that spans bioethics, biotechnology, medical malpractice, … Continue reading →

09/17/2018 - 10:50am

and here’s why that’s dangerous. AI has huge potential to transform our lives, but the term itself is being abused in very worrying ways, says Zachary Lipton, an assistant professor at Carnegie Mellon University

09/17/2018 - 10:41am

With 10 million new cases each year, outcome of UN summit in New York could prove crucial

09/17/2018 - 10:31am

The following description is intended both to explain the steps we took in arriving at citation counts for authors and permit replication.  The sequence of steps described repeats for each author in the sample.[1] 1. Enter the Web of Science … Continue reading →

09/17/2018 - 9:14am

One of the medical world’s most respected expert bodies is in turmoil as its annual meeting gets underway in Edinburgh, Scotland, after its governing board voted to expel a member

09/17/2018 - 9:01am

“Taken together, this does not look like the portrait of a nation with improving mental health and addiction issues,” said Brendan Saloner, an addiction researcher at Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics. “It’s hard to look at this and not think we need to be doing a better job than we’re doing now

09/17/2018 - 7:45am

Join the Harvard Global Health Initiative and the Petrie-Flom Center for a week of events focused on discussing epidemic and pandemic preparedness, in commemoration of the 1918 influenza pandemic that took 50 million lives. Panels, art installations, symposia, and a … Continue reading →