Feature Articles

Feature Articles

ASH Clinical News takes a deeper look at hot topics in medicine

New Drug Approvals in Nonmalignant Hematology

In 2018, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) set a record for the number of approvals for new therapies – or new indications...

Welcome to the Digital World

Over the past two decades, social media has become an integral part of everyday lives, with millions of people using it as an avenue...

Blood Beyond Borders: Malaria and Thalassemia in the Mediterranean Basin

In 1949, British scientist John Burdon Sanderson Haldane made a novel connection between red cell disorders and malaria: The genetic mutations that lead to...

When Mistakes Happen…

Medical error has been described as a public health emergency. Certainly, the numbers support this. Opioid abuse – today’s exemplar of public health emergency –...

Progress Report: Is the Moonshot Mission on Schedule?

A little less than three years ago, former President Barack Obama called on then Vice President Joseph Biden to lead the new National Cancer...

Hazardous to Your Health: Violence in the Health-Care Workplace

The headline-making events are familiar and chilling: a Boston cardiologist murdered in a hospital by the son of a deceased patient; an Indiana physician...

Demystifying Multicolor Flow Cytometry

Flow cytometry has come a long way in the 80 years since its inception. The now highly sophisticated technique is an indispensable tool for...

The Middle Ages: Controversies in the Treatment of Adolescents and Young Adults With Leukemia

Over the past few decades, survival rates for pediatric patients with acute lymphocytic leukemia (ALL) have improved dramatically, with five-year survival rates now often...

Who Pays What, and Why?

From R&D to PBMs, a look at the U.S. approach to drug pricing  When it comes to setting drug prices, the U.S. is singular in...

Rethinking Burnout

Will solving physician burnout require sweeping changes to the U.S. health-care system?  About 15 years ago, during the first year of his fellowship, Tait Shanafelt,...
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