For the environmentally minded carnivore, meat poses a culinary conundrum. Producing it requires a great deal of land and water resources, and ruminants such as cows and sheep are responsible for half of all greenhouse gas emissions associated with agriculture, according to the World Resources Institute

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A new statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics looks at the effects of racism on children’s development, starting in the womb

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Ten years ago, Renee Bach left her home in Virginia to set up a charity to help children in Uganda

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No consensus on direct solicitation by MDs. “The goal of the summit was to get feedback from stakeholders across many perspectives,” explains Megan E. Collins, MD, MPH, lead author of the report and faculty at the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics

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Ali Berlow interviews our Ruth Faden about Food Ethics. What is a food ethicist? People who work on the ethics of food are studying the rights, duties, and harms associated with the ways in which we produce, process, and consume our food

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A woman with sickle cell anemia had her genes edited to make normal functioning red blood cells.

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Neither the maternal microbiome nor housing conditions appear to permanently alter which microbes remain in the animals.

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Bioethicists hope a national committee will help close loopholes in the country’s biomedical ethics regulations.

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