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Undergraduate Bioethics Essay Contest

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Remembering John Arras

by Dallas M. Ducar • John Arras, a down-to-earth, outspoken, and kind-hearted philosopher, died after having a stroke on Monday March … [Read More...]

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Dignity After Death and Protecting the Sanctity of Human Remains

by Matt Dias • Moral and philosophical conceptions of dignity hold that a human being is entitled to receive ethical treatment, and to be … [Read More...]

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Cognitive Enhancement for the Healthy

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

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Leaving a Legacy: Adolescent and Young Adult End-of-Life Care Planning

by Louisa Howard End of Life (EoL) care has expanded into a vital component of medical practice, as patients and their providers partake … [Read More...]

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The Need for Dialogue before Editing Human Embryos

By Dallas M. Ducar • An ethical line may have recently been crossed, stirring up long-lasting debates on the ethics of manipulating the … [Read More...]

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Upcoming Ethics Conference in Brooklyn, NY

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Trading Autonomy for Therapy

by Dallas M. Ducar • The City Board of Supervisors of San Francisco County is considering implementing a law which … [more...]

One Step Closer to Gattaca?

by Gabriella Foe • What if you could know the complete genetic make-up of your child before he or she is born? … [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...]

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...]

Gillian Bennett & Physician-Assisted Suicide

by Joshua Preston • “I want out before the day when I can no longer assess my situation,” wrote Gillian Bennett, a … [more...]

Ethicizing the Ebola Epidemic

by Louisa Howard • It is the topic of almost every healthcare, political, and legal news article—Ebola. Last month, … [more...]

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 … [more...]

Dignity After Death and Protecting the Sanctity of Human Remains

by Matt Dias • Moral and philosophical conceptions of dignity hold that a human being is entitled to receive ethical … [more...]

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