April 30, 2018

As Alfie Evans Dies, Calls Grow for Better Ways to Support Grieving Parents

(The Guardian) – A leading expert in medical ethics has called for new mediation panels to prevent the “entrenched disagreements” that surrounded the treatment of Alfie Evans, the 23-month-old boy who died yesterday, almost a week after his life support … Read More

April 30, 2018

He Was a Champion of Public Health–But Played a Role in the Horrors of the Tuskegee. Should a College Expunge His Name?

(STAT News) – He was surgeon general under President Franklin Roosevelt. He’s been lauded for turning sexually transmitted diseases from a moral failing into a medical concern. During the height of segregation, he acknowledged the need to stem health disparities … 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

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