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The Dangers of Early Identification

By Dallas M. Ducar • It’s the end of a hard day of work and you arrive home to see your child alone, talking to herself. At first this … [Read More...]

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The Risks in Presuming

By Louisa Howard • Organ transplantation brings up a myriad of bioethical issues, especially with regard to informed consent. In the US, … [Read More...]

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Ebola Patients and the Ethics of Unilateral Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders

By Kevin Van Geem  • The bioethicist Joseph Fins, M.D. recently called for unilateral do-not-resuscitate (DNR) orders for all patients … [Read More...]

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Hope in a Freezer: The 21st Century Pandora’s Box

By Kacper Niburski • Pregnancy has become a disease. Saying as much is hard to stomach, harder even to conceive. But in the current … [Read More...]

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Media Landscape Opens Opportunity for Earlier, Better End of Life Care: ASCO’s Inaugural Palliative Care Symposium

by Randi Belisomo • The prevalence of end of life decisions in current media and literature provides an opening for physicians to prompt … [Read More...]

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The Dangers of Early Identification

By Dallas M. Ducar • It’s the end of a hard day of work and you arrive home to see your child alone, talking to … [more...]

The Risks in Presuming

By Louisa Howard • Organ transplantation brings up a myriad of bioethical issues, especially with regard to informed … [more...]

Ebola Patients and the Ethics of Unilateral Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders

By Kevin Van Geem  • The bioethicist Joseph Fins, M.D. recently called for unilateral do-not-resuscitate (DNR) orders … [more...]

Hope in a Freezer: The 21st Century Pandora’s Box

By Kacper Niburski • Pregnancy has become a disease. Saying as much is hard to stomach, harder even to conceive. … [more...]

Media Landscape Opens Opportunity for Earlier, Better End of Life Care: ASCO’s Inaugural Palliative Care Symposium

by Randi Belisomo • The prevalence of end of life decisions in current media and literature provides an opening for … [more...]

Call for Abstracts: Conference on Ethics in Biology, Engineering, and Medicine

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The Texas Ruling and Undue Burdens

by Rachel Hill • On October 29, 2013, Texas House Bill 2 (HB2) went into effect, greatly changing women’s access to … [more...]

Confidentiality and Cost: Barriers to Adolescent Contraception

by Kaitlynd Hiller • In late September, the American Academy of Pediatrics published an article updating their 2007 … [more...]

Kaiser study finds CDC HIV screening guidelines are still not implemented 8 years later

by Kevin Van Geem • According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) roughly 50,000 people become … [more...]

A Matter of Personal Responsibility

by Maia Winkel •   How much screening is too much screening – and how much is too little? With the recent … [more...]

The Atlanta Neuroethics Consortium: Neuro-Interventions and the Law

by Joshua Preston • Recently, I attended the Atlanta Neuroethics Consortium’s (ANEC) conference on … [more...]

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