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Case Study: Mandating the Vaccine

Case Study: Mandating the Vaccine

January 1, 2010

Jane is a nurse at the Upstate; she and several of her colleagues have serious...


Should We Send Illegal Immigrants Back Home when they Seek Medical Care?

Should We Send Illegal Immigrants Back Home when they Seek Medical Care?

October 1, 2009

Also: three myths about the ethics of health care reform, Paying physicians to...


When Parents Say No to Medical Treatment for their Children

When Parents Say No to Medical Treatment for their Children

May 1, 2009

Also: Ethics consult FAQs and President's council on Bioethics


Dying Patients

Dying Patients

December 1, 2008

Also: the FDA, Unproven drugs, The costs of health insurance.


Multifetal Reduction A Passionless Term for a Passion-filled Issue

Multifetal Reduction A Passionless Term for a Passion-filled Issue

December 1, 2008

Also: NYC diabetes registry and Mental health parity.


Drug Money: Ethical Implications of Pharmaceutical Influence

Drug Money: Ethical Implications of Pharmaceutical Influence

January 1, 2008

Also: Gifts to clinicians and Restricting physician's duty hours.


Disbelief in Brain Death

Disbelief in Brain Death

March 1, 2007

Also: Pandemic flu, Autonomy, Public health & trans fats.


Informed Consent Unnecessary in Blood Substitute Study

Informed Consent Unnecessary in Blood Substitute Study

December 1, 2006

Also: Tissue issue, Prisoners in medical research.


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