Bioethics Pundit

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September 19, 2018

From Syria to Southern California: Refugees Seek Care for Wounds of War

(Kaiser Health News) – Syrian refugees struggle disproportionately with post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety and depression because of their exposure to extreme violence and anxiety about relatives still in Syria, clinic staff and community volunteers say. Most who have fled spent … Read More

September 19, 2018

Denied ‘Life-Extending Opportunities’: Black Patients Are Being Left Out of Clinical Trials Amid Wave of New Cancer Therapies

(STAT News) – The Food and Drug Administration approved it in 2015 after patients in a clinical trial gained an average of six months without their cancer spreading. That trial, though, had a major shortcoming: its racial composition. One out … Read More

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