Ronald Green, “The Oxford philosopher Julian Savulescu, among others, has argued that prospective parents engaging in embryo selection using preimplantation genetic diagnosis not only may seek to have genetically enhanced children but are morally obligated do so. I argue that Savulescu is wrong.”

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Zika’s Other Children

October 17, 2017

A powerful look at the families affected by Brazil’s Zika epidemic. Poonam Daryani, who earned an MPH from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in 2017, shares the stories of three families affected by Zika

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Ben Bamberry & Julian Savulescu write, “Rosie Anderson, aged 8, died from influenza infection last Friday the 15th of September. Her tragic death followed the recent death of young father, Ben Ihlow, aged 30, who died suddenly on Father’s Day this year, also from influenza infection.”

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The study has a depressing name: The Million Death Study. But its latest set of data, published in the journal The Lancet on Wednesday, is anything but depressing when it comes to the topic of childhood deaths in India

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A Norwegian startup company has created an automaton that helps children with long-term sickness be part of normal life again

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There were 136 confirmed cases of whooping cough in the state, including one that was fatal, in the first half of 2017 — compared with 66 cases, none of them fatal, in the first half of 2016, according to the Indiana State Department of Health

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I went to a New York classroom to see how kids were being prepared for the future of gene editing.

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“There are limits to what parents can do to their kids,” he said. “Medically unnecessary irreversible surgery that carries a risk of lifelong harm should be one of those things.”

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