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A New Edition of JAMA Internal Medicine Is Now Available

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Source: Bioethics.com.

Source: Bioethics.com.

February 22, 2017

JAMA Internal Medicine (vol. 172, no. 2, 2017) is available online by subscription only.

Articles include:

  • “The Use of Public Health Evidence in Whole Woman’s Health v Hellerstedt” by Daniel Grossman
  • “Women in Medicine and Patient Outcomes: Equal Rights for Better Work?” by Anna L. Parks and Rita F. Redberg
  • “Physician Work Environment and Well-being: A Call for Papers” by Lara Goitein, Patrick G. O’Malley, and Rita F. Redberg

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Almost 2,000 Opioid-Related Deaths in Massachusetts Show Fentanyl Dangers Rising

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Source: Bioethics.com.

Source: Bioethics.com.

February 21, 2017

(ABC News) – The increasing number of opioid-related deaths in Massachusetts show the state is one of the hardest hit in the nation by the growth of the highly-potent opioid fentanyl. The number of deaths related to opioids in Massachusetts has risen exponentially in recent years, reaching an estimated 1,979 deaths in 2016 — a sharp rise from 918 deaths in 2013, according to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. “The opioid epidemic continues to threaten individuals and families all across Massachusetts and the country,” the state’s governor, Charlie Baker, said in a statement last week.

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This article was originally published on Bioethics.com under a Creative Commons License.


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