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Cassandra’s Choice: The Right to Refuse Treatment

by Dallas M. Ducar • Cassandra, a teen patient from Connecticut, was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma in September 2014. After being … [Read More...]

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The American Living Organ Donor Fund: Removing Financial Barriers to Benevolent Actions

by Randi Belisomo • An online fundraising campaign brought in three hundred dollars. Friends from church pooled just a bit more than that … [Read More...]

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Update: News and activities from some of our Voices’ editors and contributors.

Voices’ Arts page editor Dr. Obiora N. Anekwe was recently selected to present his research on the unethical educational and medical … [Read More...]

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Texas House Bill 2: Discrimination Toward Abortion Providers Creates Undue Burdens for Texas Women

by Rachel Hill • In 1992, the United States Supreme Court, in Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania v. Casey, … [Read More...]

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B.S./M.D. Programs: How Early is Too Early?

by Jonathan Chevinsky •  How early can you be expected to know that you want to be a doctor? If you ask medical school … [Read More...]

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ReelAbilities: Heart-Opening Insights, Mind-Boggling Questions

by Jhia Jackson • Quality of life is a standard phrase that can often be tossed into medical and bioethical … [more...]

The New Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell

by Madeline Goldberg • In the wake of the “don’t ask, don’t tell” laws that were passed by Congress and later … [more...]

Cassandra’s Choice: The Right to Refuse Treatment

by Dallas M. Ducar • Cassandra, a teen patient from Connecticut, was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma in September … [more...]

Coverage Watch: Elisabeth Rosenthal, The New York Times

by Stephanie Holmquist • You may not have noticed her byline, but chances are you’ve read, and groaned over, … [more...]

POLST: Making Sure Patients Get What They Want

by Sebastian Agredo • In stark contrast to the legislative developments in the Louisiana Capitol, a bill is awaiting … [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...]

In This Week’s Papers

The New York Times reports on the Access Campaign of Doctors Without Borders to provide the newest Hepatitis C treatment … [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...]

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