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Undergraduate Bioethics Essay Contest

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Mandatory Vaccines Will Not Ease Fears: The Need for Dialogue

By Dallas M. Ducar • A bill that would make vaccinations a requirement for every child enrolling in public or private schools passed the … [Read More...]

Ep1: Connected By The Air We Breathe

Late in 2014, news outlets were abuzz with reports of a measles outbreak originating in California’s Disneyland theme park, with the disease … [Read More...]

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Emanuel and Matisse: Two Distinct Perspectives On Aging

by Obiora N. Anekwe After reading Ezekiel J. Emanuel’s “Why I Hope to Die at 75” in The Atlantic (October 2014), I could not help but … [Read More...]

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Balancing Human Subjects Protection with Public Health Benefits in Newborn Screening Laws

by Matt Dias • For more than fifty years, screening United States newborns has been a federal public health mandate designed to test … [Read More...]

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Poop, Death and Other Health Taboos from Ideo’s Paul Bennett

By Randi Belisomo • Poop. Hair removal. Amputation. Skin lesions. Erectile Dysfunction. Death. Those are some of the few taboos remaining … [Read More...]

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Dietary Supplements: Ethical Considerations

by Kacper Niburski • If you ever took supplements and didn’t feel any better, it’s probably because you didn’t take … [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...]

Miso on the Market in South Texas

by Sebastian Agredo • As was reported in a February 20, 2014 post on the Voices in Bioethics Newswire, the rise in … [more...]

Poop, Death and Other Health Taboos from Ideo’s Paul Bennett

By Randi Belisomo • Poop. Hair removal. Amputation. Skin lesions. Erectile Dysfunction. Death. Those are some of the … [more...]

Balancing Human Subjects Protection with Public Health Benefits in Newborn Screening Laws

by Matt Dias • For more than fifty years, screening United States newborns has been a federal public health mandate … [more...]

Injectable Contraceptive Introduced in Burkina Faso

by Lillian Ringel • Burkina Faso’s health ministry has begun its initiative to have contraception available to 25% of … [more...]

Call for Papers: The Journal of Science and Law

Joshua Preston • In August 2014 The Journal of Science and Law was founded by award-winning neuroscientist Dr. David … [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...]

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