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What are key ethical concerns surrounding the use of psychiatric deep brain stimulation?

Recurrent and Neglected Ethical Issues in the Psychiatric Brain Stimulation Discussion

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At the Intersection of Faith and Birth Control

At the tail end of college and starting off my career as a nurse, I ran a health care group where we discussed controversial bioethical topics. 4,235 more words

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A “Merciless Assault on Human Dignity”

In Ontario today, doctors who decline to euthanize their patients are required to provide an “effective referral”: They are obliged, on pain of losing their license to practice, to send a troubled patient to a doctor of lighter conscience who will kill that patient.

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Ethics at CIHR: Moving Forward

Vardit Ravitsky and Judy Illes provide a summary overview of progress being made at CIHR with respect to its ethics mandate. 905 more words

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