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Undergraduate Bioethics Essay Contest

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The Genome, Conception, and Human Destiny

by Julia Bolzon • Earlier this year, a slew of articles were published in various science and technology journals on the controversy … [Read More...]

Shifting Surrogacy Laws and Legal Parenthood

by Katarina Lee • Both international and domestic surrogacy suffers from a vast lack of legal regulation. Looking abroad, most countries … [Read More...]

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The Ethical Sperm Bank: An Idea Whose Time Has Come

by Wendy Kramer & Laura Strong • A cultural phenomenon is growing these days in the world of gamete donation. The voices of the … [Read More...]

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Can Fulfilling Three Wishes Transform End of Life Care in the ICU?

by Randi Belisomo • The solicitation and fulfillment of three simple wishes among patients nearing death within intensive care units and … [Read More...]

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Pharma, Prescription Opioids, and Heroin Plague—Where We are Now.

by Stephanie Holmquist • Opioid drug manufacturers are largely responsible for the tsunami of prescription drug deaths and increase in … [Read More...]

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The General Public is Neutral on “Neurolaw”

by Joshua Preston • Over the last ten years, much has been written about the intersection of neuroscience and law and … [more...]

Measles and Morals: Values Must Take Center-Stage with Science

by Dallas M. Ducar • With the recent measles outbreak, many clinicians are hoping that the news coverage will … [more...]

The Genome, Conception, and Human Destiny

by Julia Bolzon • Earlier this year, a slew of articles were published in various science and technology journals on … [more...]

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...]

Kansas State Senate Bill Seeks to Declare Surrogacy Contracts Against Public Policy

by Tyler Gibb • The Bioethics world has been abuzz lately over both the McMath (13 year-old girl in California who … [more...]

Cognitive Enhancement for the Healthy

by Carolyn Chapman  • Healthy high school and college students, as well as working adults, are turning to drugs for … [more...]

Why We Don’t Need a MERS Vaccine

by Pranav Aurora • On the heels of the Ebola outbreak, the globe is confronting another potential pandemic – the … [more...]

Gentle Cesareans: the humane future of surgical delivery

by Kevin Van Geem • In 2013 nearly 1 in 3 American babies were born via cesarean delivery.[1] In the United States … [more...]

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