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Intentionally vague laws surrounding abortion access are putting women at risk in states where the procedure has been banned. Kayte Spector-Bagdady, JD, MBioethics, CBSSM's Associate Director, tells WDET’s Russ McNamara that the pressure to do the ethical thing should not be on doctors, but on legislators and judges who are creating and enforcing laws that put women – and their clinicians – at risk.


How can clinicians and facilities protect their patients—and themselves—from having reproductive health information used to incriminate them? Check out the JAMA Health Fourm piece by Michelle M. Mello, JD, PhD, MPhil and CBSSM's Associate Director, Kayte Spector-Bagdady, JD, MBioethics.


No matter what your heritage or age, the new Ukraine-related stress comes just as our nation comes down from a dizzying height on the two-year roller coaster ride of COVID-19. Many people still have unprocessed anxiety, grief and loss. So, with all this going on, what can you do?

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In a sign that the pandemic continues to wreak havoc on routine health care, many of the nearly one-third of older Americans who had a medical procedure, primary care visit or dental appointment canceled or postponed due to COVID still haven't received that care, according to the National Poll on Health Aging.

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A new National Academy of Medicine Special Report features Michigan Medicine's health data-sharing approach as a case study, thanks to the work of several IHPI members, including CBSSM's Kayte Spector-Bagdady.

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