Obama annually welcomed students to the White House with their Science Fair projects.
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The outgoing president leaves behind some solid accomplishments in the world of science, tech and medicine. But the biggest departure from his predecessors might have been in his approach.
Frank and open discussions.
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Doctor sick notes could be disclosed to employers without endangering confidentiality.
The doctor will see you now.
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You can make decisions about your health, but only if you have all the options.
Doctors can’t always know best.
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The law of consent to medical procedures is (to paraphrase legal philosopher HLA Hart) “tantalisingly obscure”. Narrowly interpreted, the law sets out a professional standard regarding the risks a medical…