Drugging Detainees

July 24, 2012

Troubling findings in a report obtained by investigative journalists under the Freedom of Information Act, reviewing allegations of the use of mind-altering drugs in the interrogation of detainees

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A German ban on circumcision focuses attention on the right of parents to make decisions for their children

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The impact of intensive summer bioethics courses extends around the globe as health leaders from Myanmar/ Burma take their lessons home.

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Op-Ed: Too Much Soda

July 10, 2012

No longer will New Yorkers be allowed to drown themselves in sweetened drinks served in tubs as big as 150% the typical stomach’s capacity

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BI faculty member Margaret Moon speaks to Dateline NBC about the ethical issues of hormone treatment in transgender children.

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Against all odds Oscar Pistorius has become an Olympic athlete. It’s time to treat him like one

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Protecting Donors

July 3, 2012

Jeff Kahn comments on a court ruling allowing payments for bone marrow, “Whatever policy approaches are tried, the protection of donors must remain paramount–both health and voluntary decision making”

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Is football safe enough? several cases of retired players displaying symptoms of serious head trauma have led to increased scrutiny of the damage caused by playing the sport

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