McCance-Katz is setting up a “false dilemma” said Travis Rieder, a bioethicist at Johns Hopkins University. He pointed to evidence that people who use drugs are capable of making decisions to minimize risk to themselves

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Jessie Szalay writes, “Like a growing number of potential parents, I’m questioning the ethics of bringing children into a warming world.” Travis Rieder — with the Berman Institute and author of Toward a Small Family Ethic — discusses these dilemmas throughout the US, and has found young audiences open to the issue

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Dependence is a special type of drug-related harm. It’s an adaptive phenomenon resulting from exposure to a centrally-active drug and defined by the development of withdrawal symptoms when the drug is removed or the dose lowered too quickly

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Watch now – our Travis Rieder joins host Greta Van Susteren to discuss challenges related to opioid use and withdrawal.

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and what doctors should tell patients about it. In this personal talk, Travis Rieder recounts the painful, often-hidden struggle of opioid withdrawal

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Review in the Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal of ‘Toward a Small Family Ethic’ by our Travis Rieder

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Our Travis Rieder argues that, yes, America probably needs a culture change regarding pain medicine, but we have to be careful how we frame that challenge.

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When professional philosopher and ethicist Matt Beard was to be become a parent he sought advice from the people he knew best: the sages. The result was bleak. Matt was used to consulting wisdom built up over two millennia for guidance. Guests on the program include our Travis Rieder. Listen Now.

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