Would You “Donate” Your Kidney for $1,000?<br><span class='date_feature'>March 16, 2017</span><br><div style='margin-top:69px; font-size:14px; color:#70cee4; font-family:geogria, sans-serif;'><a href='http://bioethicsbulletin.org/archive/would-you-donate-your-kidney-for-1000'style='font-size:14px; color:#70cee4; font-family:Geogria, serif;'>Read More</a><div> An Emerging Public Health Crisis<br><span class='date_feature'>March 10, 2017</span><br><div style='margin-top:69px; font-size:14px; color:#70cee4; font-family:geogria, sans-serif;'><a href='http://bioethicsbulletin.org/archive/an-emerging-public-health-crisis'style='font-size:14px; color:#70cee4; font-family:Geogria, serif;'>Read More</a><div> Social Justice<br><span class='date_feature'>March 8, 2017</span><br><div style='margin-top:69px; font-size:14px; color:#70cee4; font-family:geogria, sans-serif;'><a href='http://bioethicsbulletin.org/archive/profs-talk-social-justice'style='font-size:14px; color:#70cee4; font-family:Geogria, serif;'>Read More</a><div> Last Words<br><span class='date_feature'>March 1, 2017</span><br><div style='margin-top:69px; font-size:14px; color:#70cee4; font-family:geogria, sans-serif;'><a href='http://bioethicsbulletin.org/archive/last-words'style='font-size:14px; color:#70cee4; font-family:Geogria, serif;'>Read More</a><div>

What’s the Point of an Ethics Course?

March 23, 2017

Cassandra Burke Robertson: My research suggests that when individuals are blinded by an unconscious partisan bias – such as highly committed presidential staff in the White House – it can result in a failure to recognize ethical issues. They may act in ways that accidentally undermine their own political interests. Ethics courses, in other words, can make a difference

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Predatory Journals Recruit Fake Editor

March 23, 2017

An investigation finds that dozens of academic titles offered ‘Dr Fraud’ — a sham, unqualified scientist — a place on their editorial board. Katarzyna Pisanski and colleagues report

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In Pausing Human Research On Zika, Medical Ethicists Acknowledge A Dark Past

March 23, 2017

This was the proposal: Deliberately infect a small group of consenting adults with the Zika virus to learn about the disease and speed up the search for a vaccine. The need is clear. Zika is an emerging global threat to public health. The disease can be devastating, especially for the babies of mothers who catch it while pregnant

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Sale of Cambodian Breast Milk to Mothers in the US Criticized by UN

March 23, 2017

UN agency says trade puts babies of poor and vulnerable at risk of malnutrition as Cambodia moves to block further exports

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