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Medicine’s Collusion with False Hopes: Rights to try, false hope, and the spine of the profession

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Marleen Eijkholt, JD, PhD Imagine your loved one is dying. You have heard about an intervention out there, somewhere, that could help—you think. Not trying this intervention for … Continue reading

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Bioethics for Breakfast: Treating Pain Without Feeding Addiction: Is There a Goldilocks Solution?

Forrest Pasanski, JD, and Steven Roskos, MD, presented at the Bioethics for Breakfast event on April 20, 2017, offering perspective and insight on the topic, “Treating Pain Without Feeding Addiction: Is There a Goldilocks Solution?” In August 2016 the Michigan Department … Continue reading

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Can brain scans spot criminal intent?

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Laura Cabrera, PhD Imagine that you are returning from your holidays and suddenly you are detained in the airport for carrying drugs in your suitcase. You remember … Continue reading

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Bioethics for Breakfast: The Future of Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act: Ethical and Policy Challenges

Steve Fitton and Jane Turner, MD, presented at the Bioethics for Breakfast event on February 2, 2017, offering perspective and insight on the topic, “The Future of Medicaid and the Affordable Care Act: Ethical and Policy Challenges.” We assume that Republicans … Continue reading

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Assisted Suicide’s Moral Hostages

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Tom Tomlinson, PhD This isn’t exactly news, but some of you may remember a ripple of controversy surrounding a proposal before the Dutch legislature to legalize assisted … Continue reading

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Disability and the Decisional Capacity to Vote

With upcoming elections only weeks away, many Americans with disabilities will be barred from voting as a result of state competency and guardianship laws. Continue reading

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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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