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How did we get here?

I have moments in life, when it truly grieves me to see the direction on which society is heading. Last night was one of those times. 691 more words


Dr Annette Rid's Seminar Feb 11th "In Defense of a Social Value Requirement for Clinical Research"

When: Thursday 11 February, 2016, 18:30-20:00

Where: Anatomy Lecture Theatre, Hodgkin Building, Guy’s Campus

Lecture: Dr Annette Rid, Department of Social Sciences, Health, and Medicine, KCL  137 more words


Ethics Panel Recruited by FDA Gives Cautious Green Light to Three-Parent Babies

It might be “ethically permissible” to try to create babies that have genetic material from three people, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine has concluded. 582 more words


What's Wrong With Drinking if You're Pregnant?

Philosopher Rebecca Kukla (Georgetown) responds to a new CDC report here.
(image: drinking)

Sex And Gender

Sexy Zika

On Feb. 2nd Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) released a press statement claiming to have the first reported case of the Zika Virus acquired through sexual transmission. 673 more words


STD? No Marriage License for You!

Oklahoma State Senator Anthony Sikes recently authored a bill that would not only require screening for sexually transmitted diseases (“STD”) as a prerequisite to obtaining a marriage license, it would deny the license altogether if one partner has been diagnosed with having an STD. 190 more words