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How “moral” are the principles of biomedical ethics? – a cross-domain evaluation of the common morality hypothesis

Markus Christen, Christian Ineichen and Carmen Tanner.  BMC Medical Ethics 2014, 15:47  doi:10.1186/1472-6939-15-47

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Concussion in the NFL: A Case for Shared Decision-Making?

This post is a part of our Bioethics in the News series. For more information, click here.

By Karen Kelly-Blake, Ph.D.

“Football is not a contact sport, it’s a collision sport.” 1,239 more words


Comanche Moon

I should be asleep but the Comanche had to stop dreaming under the full moon and that keeps me awake.  Even now, the millions of bison that stood in rows and fell before white men for their skin, and their fur, separate me from the task of making sense of what all of us, are doing with what Manifest Destiny supposedly won.  1,134 more words


Cloning Blue Crab Blood to Prevent Infections

I recently came across this rather interesting article (ominously titled The Blood Harvest) by Alexis C. Madrigal in The Atlantic from February of this year about horseshoe crabs and the use of their startlingly blue blood for biomedical purposes. 725 more words


Genetic Testing at Birth-Is it too Early?

I recently saw a 50-something year old man for a cancer genetic counseling session. When we got to the concept that mutations in the BRCA… 576 more words

Program For Jewish Genetic Health

Extant- episode 1

I’m a little wary of this show. Mostly because the overall premise is that a woman gets impregnated without consenting.

But there are things I immediately like. 718 more words

Programa De Televisión

Andrew Lakoff's The Private Life of Numbers: Pharmaceutical Marketing in Post-Welfare Argentina by Erica Borgstrom

July’s session discussed assemblage theory based on The Private Life of Numbers: Pharmaceutical Marketing in Post-Welfare Argentina by Lakoff (2005) from the Global Assemblages: Technology, Politics and Ethics as Anthropological Problems… 1,366 more words

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