Tag: Ethics and Official Misconduct

Their DNA Hides a Warning, but They Don’t Want to Know What It Says

What should happen when researchers, while sequencing a participant’s DNA as part of a large study, discover gene variants that increase the risk for conditions that might be prevented with medical treatment or surveillance? Some researchers believe they have an obligation to find the participants — often years after they provided a DNA sample — […]

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Court Battle Over a Ventilator Takes a Patient From Minnesota to Texas

Scott Quiner, an operations manager at a transportation company in Minnesota, became sick with Covid-19 in October. Mr. Quiner, 55, who was unvaccinated, was hospitalized the next month, and his case became so severe that he had to be placed on a ventilator, according to court records. For weeks, he remained on the ventilator at […]

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