May 4, 2016

A New Edition of Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy Is Now Available

Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy (vol. 19, no. 1, 2016) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Solicitude: Balancing Compassion and Empowerment in a Relational Ethics of Hope—An Empirical-Ethical Study in Palliative Care” by Erik Olsman, Dick Willems, and Carlo … Read More

April 12, 2016

A New Edition of Hastings Center Report Is Now Available

Hastings Center Report (vol. 46, no. 2, 2016) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Why Bioethics Has a Race Problem” by John Hoberman “Emergence of a Discipline? Growth in U.S. Postsecondary Bioethics Degrees” “Keep It Complicated” by Gregory E. … Read More

March 4, 2016

A New Edition of The New England Journal of Medicine Is Now Available

The New England Journal of Medicine (vol. 374, no. 8, 2016) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Mitochondrial Replacement Techniques—Implications for the Clinical Community” by M.J. Falk, A. Decherney, and J.P. Kahn “Pharmaceutical Policy Reform—Balancing Affordability with Incentives for … Read More

March 3, 2016

When It Comes to Physician-Assisted Death, Could Religious Hospitals Ethically Refuse?

(CBC) – Decades after Ottawa legalized abortion, few hospitals with historic Catholic ties perform them — raising the question of whether the courts will force publicly funded health institutions to offer physician-assisted suicide when it becomes legal in Canada. A … Read More

February 18, 2016

Pope Francis Says Contraception May Be ‘Lesser of Two Evils’ During Zika Virus Outbreak

(ABC News) – With the mosquito-borne Zika virus continuing to spread through Central and South America, Pope Francis said today that contraception could be seen as “the lesser of two evils” if women are concerned about having children with the … Read More

February 4, 2016

A New Edition of Journal of Medical Ethics Is Now Available

Journal of Medical Ethics (vol. 42, no. 2, 2016) is available online by subscription only. Articles include: “Conscientious Objection and Healthcare in the UK: Why Tribunals Are Not the Answer” by Christopher Cowley “Not So New Directions in the Law of … Read More

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