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Marcia Angell

Marcia Angell is a member of the faculty of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a former Editor in Chief of The New England Journal of Medicine. 
(December 2018)

A man who has just taken heroin, Philadelphia, April 2018

Opioid Nation

I believe the modern opioid epidemic is now more a demand problem than a supply problem.

Pain Killer: An Empire of Deceit and the Origin of America’s Opioid Epidemic (Expanded and Updated Edition)

by Barry Meier

Dopesick: Dealers, Doctors, and the Drug Company That Addicted America

by Beth Macy

American Overdose: The Opioid Tragedy in Three Acts

by Chris McGreal

American Fix: Inside the Opioid Addiction Crisis—and How to End It

by Ryan Hampton, with Claire Rudy Foster

December 6, 2018 issue

Tony, a seven-year-old boy with artificial limbs, July 1963. He was born without arms as a result of the drug thalidomide.

Medical Research on Humans: Making It Ethical

The Nuremberg Code

issued by the Nuremberg tribunal in 1947

The Declaration of Helsinki

issued by the World Medical Association in 1964 and revised most recently in 2013

The Common Rule (Title 45, Part 46, Subpart A, Code of Federal Regulations)

issued by the US Department of Health and Human Services in 1991

The Ethics Police? The Struggle to Make Human Research Safe

by Robert L. Klitzman

December 3, 2015 issue

Fairfield Porter: July, 1971

What Is a Good Life?

Triumphs of Experience: The Men of the Harvard Grant Study

by George E. Vaillant

May 9, 2013 issue

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