February 4, 2016

A New Edition of Science and Engineering Ethics Is Now Available

Science and Engineering Ethics (vol. 22, no. 1, 2016) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “The Convergence of Virtual Reality and Social Networks: Threats to Privacy and Autonomy” by Fiachra O’Brolchain, et al. “Robotic Nudges: The Ethics of Engineering … Read More

February 1, 2016

From Rubella to Zika: Pregnancy, Disability, Abortion and the Spectre of an Epidemic

(The Guardian) – As historian Ilana Löwy has recently written, a crucial factor unites those Rubella experiences with the experiences of women in contemporary Brazil faced with Zika – access to abortion. Through the 1950s and most of the ’60s, abortion … Read More

January 28, 2016

Vulnerable Canadians ‘at Risk of Being Encouraged to Seek an Assisted Death,’ Panel Hears

(Canadian Broadcasting Co) – People suffering with illnesses that are terminal or cause intolerable suffering are at risk of being encouraged to seek an assisted death, a special Commons-Senate committee heard Tuesday. “All persons are potentially vulnerable,” Benoît Pelletier told the committee. “Being vulnerable does not disqualify … Read More

January 7, 2016

A New Edition of American Journal of Law & Medicine is Now Available

American Journal of Law & Medicine (vol. 41, no. 4, 2015) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Limiting Occupational Medical Evaluations under the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act” by Mark A. Rothstein, Jessica Roberts, … Read More

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