#ChronicIllnessVoice | Pharma / Science / Tech / Digital / AI | A mix of news, events and Resources

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A physician shares how patient choice can open the door to racist comments to doctors. A professor writes that vaccinations will take a hit if the Trump administration topples the ACA. A medical officer and health economist describes how snakebites are on the rise due to climate change. And those are just a few of this week’s First Opinions.

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Prejudice and patient choice: an insidious confluence in medicine | By UCHENNA IKEDIOBI


Vaccinations will take a hit if the Trump administration topples the Affordable Care Act | By JOHN ALOYSIUS COGAN JR.


Snakebites are on the rise as snakes migrate with climate change | By WALTER OCHIENG


Ignoring evidence begot Medicare’s dangerous hospital readmissions penalty | By STEPHEN SOUMERAI AND KIP SULLIVAN


Diagnostics are essential for universal health coverage to succeed | By MADHUKAR PAI AND CATHARINA BOEHME AND ILONA KICKBUSCH


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Maryland gov signs 1st-in-nation measure to help uninsured By BRIAN WITTE MAY 13, 2019

German ethics council expresses openness to eventual embryo editing By SHARON BEGLEY MAY 13, 2019

By disabling a protein in the brain’s blood vessels, researchers ease age-related deterioration in mice By ANDREW JOSEPH MAY 13, 2019


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‘The most peaceful sleep’: Cancer is nudging me to picture dying in a new way
By ADAM PHILIP STERN

Is there a best time of day to see your doctor?
By MITESH PATEL

Is tribalism undermining objectivity about low-carb, high-fat diets?
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Doctors need to regain patients’ trust. Nurses can help them do that
By HAIDER WARRAICH

It’s time to stop murder by counterfeit medicine
By JOEL G. BREMAN

We need more signal and less noise about industry payments to doctors
By GENEVIEVE P. KANTER

Cancer patients should be treated by their doctors, not pharmacy benefit managers
By JEFF VACIRCA

How Insys undermined an FDA effort to protect the public from dangerous opioids
By WILLIAM FLEISCHMAN AND JOSEPH S. ROSS


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