In PLoS Medicine Basu et al report on a systematic meta-analytic comparison of private and public health care systems in low- and middle-income countries such as Viet Nam, Namibia, Tanzania, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, India and
25 May 2012 Amy Gutmann, PhD Chair, The Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues 1425 New York Avenue NW Suite C–100 Washington, DC 20005 Re: Comments on the ethical issues raised by the
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I can’t even remember life in the pre-Vorhaus days. It must have been like life without indoor plumbing. Because, as usual, Dan the Man has done the heavy lifting, and because he has disabused me
Last July, before I moved to the spacious new digs here at PLoS, I wrote a rather lengthy and mournful post about the ugliness that was the Congressional hearings on direct-to-consumer genomics: We saw a
Lately I’ve been thinking that a DNA test could tell me something more about my mixed-breed dog. But because of the circles in which I travel, I am acutely sensitive about this sort of stuff.
Last week, Turna Ray reported that the Department of Health and Human Services Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Genetics, Health, and Society will soon be no more (the non-genomic media seem to have ignored the story