Bioethics and the Law
December 12, 2016
Should New York Legalize Physician Aid in Dying?
California's End of Life Option Act authorizing physician aid-in-dying (PAD) was signed into law June 9, 2015...
April 1, 2010
Baxter v. Montana Update
In December 2009, the Montana Supreme Court ruled in Baxter v. Montana...
January 1, 2010
The New York State Mandate
In late August 2009, New York became the only state to mandate influenza vaccination of health care workers. What are the ethics of the mandate?
October 1, 2009
Should We Send Illegal Immigrants Back Home when they Seek Medical Care?
Also: three myths about the ethics of health care reform, Paying physicians to talk about end-of-life decisions.
December 1, 2008
Multifetal Reduction A Passionless Term for a Passion-filled Issue
Also: NYC diabetes registry and Mental health parity.
July 1, 2002
Who has the Final Say Regarding a Patient's Fate?
Also: Kissing cousins, Hospitalized prisoners, It's ethical, but is it legal...
February 1, 2001
Should a Child Be Forced to Take Meds Against Her Will?
Also: Baby banking, Euthanasia legalized, Joined at birth, separated by law.
October 1, 2000
Weighing "Clear and Convincing Evidence"
Also: Human eggs for sale, DNA mapping, Protecting basic human rights.