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Author Archives: Phoebe Ramsey

10.23.13

The Breast Milk Market and the Need for Clearer Rules

By Phoebe Ramsey

    Source: CDC A study published in Pediatrics by researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus, OH has been in the news (ABC News; Wall Street Journal; New York Times) after they found that 72% of the breast milk samples they purchased online contained infection-causing bacteria. This comes after increased awareness and promotion of […]

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10.07.13

Syria, International Humanitarian Law, and Access to Health Care in Non-International Armed Conflict

By Phoebe Ramsey

This previous Wednesday, The New York Review of Books published on their blog a recent call to the Syrian Government, all armed parties in the conflict, the United Nations, and international donors by doctors and medical professionals to allow and support their “medical colleagues in Syria to … treat patients, save lives, and alleviate suffering […]

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