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Leaked Documents Raise Questions Over Defense Department’s Forced Medication of Detainees

By Joshua P. Preston • Released as part of WikiLeaks’ 2012 “The Detainee Policies,” classified documents from the U.S. Department of … [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 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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Call for Abstracts: Conference on Ethics in Biology, Engineering, and Medicine

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How to Boycott Animal Testing

by Marilyn Eshikena • Animal rights extremism is no stranger to the news headlines, with involved individuals moving … [more...]

The Boundaries of Treating Ebola

By Dallas Ducar • On July 29th, 2014 the doctor who was leading the charge in Sierra Leone against Ebola, Sheik Umar … [more...]

Texas Law Obstructs Pregnant Mother’s Right to Die

by Derek Ayeh•By now the legitimacy of do not resuscitate (DNR) orders are acknowledged by everyone – if a patient … [more...]

On the Case of Child Euthanasia

by Gabriella Foe • Opponents of legalizing physician assisted suicide (“PAS”) argue that legalization would … [more...]

Leaked Documents Raise Questions Over Defense Department’s Forced Medication of Detainees

By Joshua P. Preston • Released as part of WikiLeaks’ 2012 “The Detainee Policies,” classified documents from the … [more...]

Access to Palliative Care: A Public Health Emergency

by Gabriella Foe • Increasingly, there has been a push for better access to palliative care. It could be the result … [more...]

The Modern Family Fiasco

by Louisa Howard • For the majority of couples, conception is a process involving the woman’s own eggs and the sperm … [more...]

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