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  • Case Study – Abortion Rights and/or Wrongs

    Case Study – Abortion Rights and-or Wrongs Kate, an emancipated 17-year-old woman, is unmarried and 8 weeks pregnant. She wants to terminate the pregnancy. The hospital where she has always received medical care is part of a faith-based health care system that rejects elective abortion. What ought to be done for Kate? And by whom?

  • Case Study – A Sister for Joshua

    Case Study – A Sister For Joshua “Are you having this new baby simply as a means to give your son a new lease on life?” Is this new child a vehicle to provide a bone marrow transplant for their potential sibling who has Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia? Under what conditions might this case be the subject…

  • The Ethics of Selling Human Eggs

    Some compelling questions in the September 1, 2010, edition of Fast Company.

  • The Medical Consequences of Donating Eggs

    Glenn McGee, PhD, John B. Francis Chair in Bioethics at the Center for Practical Bioethics, explains that there can be medical consequences for women donating eggs.

  • Call to Remove Dickey-Wicker Amendment Rider Prohibiting Use of Parthenotes in Research

    There’s an obscure rider obstructing science when it comes to parthenotes.