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Incarcerated AND Sick: At Risk for Pain, Injury, and Death

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Karen Kelly-Blake, PhD The U.S. project of mass incarceration reveals that more than 2 million people are jail-involved at any given time. That rate far exceeds that of … Continue reading

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Trump’s Attempt to Reignite the Coal Industry Is Another Health Policy Blunder

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Sean A. Valles, PhD The recently abandoned effort to pass the American Health Care Act (AHCA) was a massive blunder for the Trump administration, failing in its … Continue reading

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Politics and the Other Lead Poisoning: The Public Health Ethics of Gun Violence

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series By Sean A. Valles, PhD This year’s presidential debates drew attention to gun violence in Chicago, as well as the (merely?) short-term reversal in the decades-long decline in … Continue reading

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Individual vs. Public Benefit in Liver Donation

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series. For more information, click here. By Hannah Giunta Earlier this month, the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS) announced it would hold a public hearing regarding concerns about disparities in … Continue reading

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New article in the APA Newsletter on Philosophy and Medicine by Dr. Leonard Fleck: “Parsimonious Care: Does Ockham’s Laser Belong in Medicine’s Black Bag?”

Center for Ethics Professor Leonard Fleck discusses question about the increase in health care costs in the United States, who should have responsibility in controlling health care costs, and how these questions are connected to parsimonious care. The article was … 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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