Tag Archives: Deborah Fisch

Signed Off: Unconsented-To Cesarean Section, A Quarter Century After A.C.

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series. Visit this page for more information. By Deborah Fisch, JD The Texas case awaiting a decision from the Supreme Court heralds a new understanding of abortion rights in the … Continue reading

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Murphy’s Breast: Lactation Law and Advocacy in 2014

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series. For more information, click here. By Deborah Fisch, JD Public fascination with the female [1] breast is nothing new, from Janet Jackson’s famous “wardrobe malfunction” to Angelina Jolie’s much-discussed preventive mastectomy. … Continue reading

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Watch every lecture from the 2013-2014 Bioethics Brownbag & Webinar Series

Reye’s Syndrome: A Medical Mystery and a Modern Dilemma This talk from Mark A. Largent, PhD, examines the history of Reye’s syndrome, the hunt to uncover its cause, and the debates that have emerged over last twenty years about the … Continue reading

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Michigan’s New Abortion Insurance Rider Law: Challenges, Spin, and Justice

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series. For more information, click here. By Deborah Fisch, JD In December 2013 the Michigan legislature passed the Abortion Insurance Opt-Out Act. Because of the Act’s origin as a petition … Continue reading

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Deborah Fisch, JD, to address the current VBAC position at December’s Brownbag Webinar

The Declining Provider: Refusal, Responsibility, and Reasonableness Event flyer: Fisch Flyer Evidence shows that most women who give birth by cesarean section can successfully – and safely – give birth vaginally in future pregnancies. Yet in the United States, most … Continue reading

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