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November 18  • 

‘Right-to-try’ laws: Explaining the latest legislative trend in patients’ rights

Several states have passed laws giving terminally ill patients greater freedom in obtaining experimental drugs when other treatments fail.

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November 3  • 

The race to develop an Ebola vaccine: Understanding FDA and Pharma roles

A look at the status of experimental Ebola drugs, plus an overview of the FDA's role during an outbreak.

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October 29  • 

Federal law needed to stem fear-driven Ebola quarantines

The federal government should step in with preemptive, nation-wide quarantine rules that are driven by science and evidence -- not fear.

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October 29  • 

Brittany Maynard’s ‘death with dignity’ legal in only 5 states

The news that a young woman named Brittany Maynard has chosen to die on Nov. 1 has reignited national debate on assisted suicide.

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October 28  • 

Does quarantined nurse Kaci Hickox have a legal case?

Quarantined nurse Kaci Hickox has hired a civil rights attorney and plans to sue. Does she have a case? Twitter's legal voices respond.

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September 9  • 

Suiting up: A fresh season of concussion lawsuits and allegations of league negligence

The status of NCAA and NFL wrongful death and concussion lawsuits. Plus, how to keep your child athlete safe in the pee wees.

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August 19  • 

Ask Avvo: Should I get involved with my employee’s mental health issue?

Avvo attorneys answer your legal questions.

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August 12  • 

Ask Avvo: Will my daughter’s school tell me if students skip immunization?

Avvo attorneys answer your legal questions.

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July 8  • 

Why the Hobby Lobby decision is a stunning setback for women’s rights

The Supreme Court's decision is a radical departure from prior law and has monumental implications for over half of America's workforce.

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June 30  • 

Supreme Court issues several surprise rulings at term’s end

The Court's term comes to an end with much-anticipated decisions on birth control coverage, warantless cell phone searches and more.

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