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In Memoriam: Bob Whiteman

On February 20, 2014, the Columbia University Bioethics Program lost a dear member of its community when Bob Whiteman passed away due to … [Read More...]

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Adrienne Asch: A Career at the Intersection of Bioethics and Disability Studies

by Sara Bergstresser • The first time I heard Adrienne Asch speak, she had assumed her role as a respected and influential member of … [Read More...]

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Facing Pressure from Hospices, CMS Amends Prior Authorization Drug Policy

by Randi Belisomo • Policy Revision Under pressure from hospices nationwide experiencing financial and administrative strain, the … [Read More...]

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US v. Hendrickson: Sentencing the Addict’s Brain

by Joshua Preston • If there was any doubt whether bioethics scholarship was impacting the legal system, District Judge Mark W. Bennett’s … [Read More...]

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Using Prudence When Prescribing

by Dallas M. Ducar • Over the last decade, the number of Americans who took a single prescription drug increased by 10 percent, while the … [Read More...]

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The Children’s Learning Center: Educating Students with Cerebral Palsy

by Obiora N. Anekwe • Your smallest decision can make the biggest difference in learning. Recently, I became a member of the New York … [Read More...]

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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 married women by … [Read More...]

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Facing Pressure from Hospices, CMS Amends Prior Authorization Drug Policy

by Randi Belisomo • Policy Revision Under pressure from hospices nationwide experiencing financial and … [more...]

US v. Hendrickson: Sentencing the Addict’s Brain

by Joshua Preston • If there was any doubt whether bioethics scholarship was impacting the legal system, District … [more...]

Using Prudence When Prescribing

by Dallas M. Ducar • Over the last decade, the number of Americans who took a single prescription drug increased by … [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...]

The Social Responsibility of a Social Network

by Dallas M. Ducar • You may have participated in a published research study without even knowing it.  In 2012, … [more...]

End-of-Life Discussion: What are the Roles of Physicians, Governments, and Patients?

by Gabriella Foe • The discussion around end-of-life issues largely centers on the right of the patient to choose (to … [more...]

How to Boycott Animal Testing

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

Drug Policy Places New Pressures on Hospice

by Randi Belisomo • The Policy After outcry over a new rule intended to help avoid duplicate payments for … [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...]

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...]

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...]

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