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BIOETHICS AND INNOVATION

Your Genes Not for Sale

The Supreme Court, in denying Myriad the ability to patent human genes, has reaffirmed that some discoveries are inventions worthy of private ownership and others are simply part of the laws of nature.

HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

From the Bedside to the Desktop

Desktop medicine is altering the ways doctors diagnose and treat disease and improving health care outcomes. But medical training for how to use this new approach to health is still in the Stone Age.