Reposted in light of today’s historic agreemnent between NIH and members of the Lacks Family: Our Debra Mathews comments on genetic research, participation, control, trust and HeLa cells

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JAMA published an article by Jon Tilburt et al. entitled “Views of US Physicians About Controlling Health Care Costs.” We sat down with our Matthew DeCamp, MD, PhD to get his thoughts

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Experts say the approval of Truvada for HIV prevention raises new ethical issues that must be addressed

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Cynda Hylton Rushton on end of life decisions and how our experiences are rarely as we’ve planned or anticipated

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Our Nancy Kass addresses this question on Maryland Morning with Sheilah Kast

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Does increasingly global food production pose a threat to food safety?

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Visiting the Folks

July 19, 2013

A new Chinese law is aimed at compelling adult children to visit their aging parents. How far should states go in legislating virtues?

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Following on the controversial large, sugar-laden drinks ban, the newest front in Mayor Bloomberg’s war on obesity: encouraging New Yorkers to use the stairs

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