The ethical implications of addiction vaccines

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OMG – What R They Thinking?

November 20, 2015

Video from our Bioethics Seminar Series: Douglas Diekema presents on adolescent brain development and the implications for decision making

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It may sound like a strange idea to do nothing unless the driver does something, but it neatly sidesteps the complexities of autonomous car ethics that are currently causing auto manufacturers, researchers and philosophers plenty of headaches

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The trial will focus on patients who have penetrating trauma causing hearts to stop beating. Those patients’ bodies will be cooled down to 50 degrees, in order to buy surgeons time. Our Nancy Kass comments

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We must protect children from the rare disturbed parent. But medical child abuse, as it has been understood, is far too big and blunt an instrument to accomplish this purpose. It has harmed too many genuinely sick kids, and made life hell for too many loving parents. It is time to end the medical abuse panic

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When Jennifer Glass goes to Sacramento on Tuesday to deliver testimony in favor of the California End-of-Life-Options Act, the trip will require some complex logistics

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The computer brains inside autonomous vehicles will be fast enough to make life-or-death decisions. But should they? A bioethicist weighs in on a thorny problem of the dawning robot age

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Stephanie Packer was 29 when she found out she has a terminal lung disease. It’s the same age as Brittany Maynard, who last year was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. But unlike Maynard, Packer says physician-assisted suicide will never be an option for her

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