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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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Confidentiality and Cost: Barriers to Adolescent Contraception

by Kaitlynd Hiller • In late September, the American Academy of Pediatrics published an article updating their 2007 … [more...]

Media Landscape Opens Opportunity for Earlier, Better End of Life Care: ASCO’s Inaugural Palliative Care Symposium

by Randi Belisomo • The prevalence of end of life decisions in current media and literature provides an opening for … [more...]

Call for Abstracts: Conference on Ethics in Biology, Engineering, and Medicine

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You Are What You Eat: When Personal Choices Become Public Issue – The Case of Sugar

by Emmanuel A. Kornyo • The aphorism “you are what you eat” or put more aptly “man is what he eats” succinctly … [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...]

Genomic Microsurgery: the Good and the Bad

by Gabriella Foe • Genomic microsurgery is a type of genetic modification whereby DNA segments are inserted, removed, … [more...]

TRAP Laws and Their Impact on Women’s Health

by Lillian Ringel • Eyal Press, in the February 3, 2014 edition of the New Yorker, wrote an expose on Steven Brigham, … [more...]

Voices in Bioethics Recommendation

Don’t miss Arnold Relman’s “On Breaking One’s Neck” in the February 6th New York Review of Books. Relman is familiar as … [more...]

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