May 4, 2018

A New Edition of Journal of Medical Ethics Is Now Available

Journal of Medical Ethics (vol. 44, no. 4, 2018) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “What Sort of Person Could Have a Radically Extended Lifespan?” by Rebecca Roache “Life-Extending Enhancements and the Narrative Approach to Personal Identity” by Andrea … Read More

April 20, 2018

Pioneering Psychologist Hans Asperger Was a Nazi Sympathizer Who Sent Children to Be Killed, New Evidence Suggests

(Gizmodo) – The term “Asperger’s syndrome” will never be heard the same way again, owing to new research showing that Hans Asperger—the Austrian pediatrician for whom the disorder was named—was an active participant in the Nazi eugenics program, recommending that … Read More

April 17, 2018

Nursing Homes Routinely Refuse People on Addiction Treatment–Which Some Experts Say Is Illegal

(STAT News) – Nursing facilities routinely turn away patients seeking post-hospital care if they are taking medicine to treat opioid addiction, a practice that legal experts say violates the Americans with Disabilities Act. After discharge from the hospital, many patients … Read More

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