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Parents given chance to use sperm from deceased son to produce male heir raises ethical concerns

Desperate for a “small piece” of their son that might live on, Peter Zhu’s parents have been granted the chance to have a grandchild using their dead son’s sperm. In a case that’s sparking fresh ethical and moral questions about the post-mortem retrieval — and use — of human sperm, or eggs, a New York… Read More »

OIG raises concerns about safety in long-term care hospitals

Dive Brief: Roughly one in five Medicare patients in long-term care hospitals experienced adverse events, and another 25% experienced temporary harmful events, according to a new report by the HHS Office of Inspector General (OIG). More than half (53%) of the adverse events patients suffered caused F level harm, meaning they prolonged the LTCH stay, became… Read More »