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Conflicting Views about the Review Process for Ashley X

In 2007, a developmentally disabled 7-year old girl underwent procedures in a Seattle hospital to stop normal growth.
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Without Regrets: A Nurse’s Advice about Aging and Dying

Caring for our frail parents, spouses and friends is fraught with choices and decisions.
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2014 Rosemary Flanigan Lecture

In this short interview, Duke University Professor Karla Holloway, PhD, explores how medical information – typically seen as intimate and private – is forced into the public sphere.
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21st Century Neuroscience: From Lab to School to Home

Neuroscience in the 21st Century can be applied from the lab to the school and to the home and office.
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2019 Flanigan Lecture: AMERICA’S OBSESSION: HAVING IT ALL WITHOUT PAYING THE PRICE

Neuroscience in the 21st Century can be applied from the lab to the school and to the home and office.
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A Transition at the Center for Practical Bioethics

A time for change at the Center for Practical Bioethics, as the founding executive steps into a new role, and a former Center executive returns as the new president and CEO of the Center.
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A Progress Report on Palliative Care

Christian Sinclair, associate medical director of Kansas City Hospice, Karin Porter-Williamson, associate professor and medical director for palliative care services at the University of Kansas Hospital
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A Status Report on Clinical Ethics and Hospital Ethics Committees

Where have we been, where are we going when it comes to clinical ethics and hospital ethics committees?
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A Voice of Pain – Maggie Buckley

The Institute of Medicine reports more than 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain at a cost of up to $635 billion each year in medical treatment and lost productivity.
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Advance Directives and Spending at the End of Life

On October 5, 2011, the Journal of the American Medical Association reported the results of a study indicating that advance directives specifying limits at the end of life
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Aging and Access to Services in Greater Kansas City

Brent Never of the University of Missouri Kansas City discusses his study of how aging individuals in Greater Kansas City are able to access the services they need to remain independent.
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Aging in Place: A Universal Design Home

The 2011 Greater Kansas City Home Show features a 1,600 square foot home especially designed for aging in place.
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Ambivalence about End of Life Planning and Assisted Suicide

In 2012, American Medical News reported two not wholly unrelated articles.
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Assessing Social Issues of Research

The May 2011 issue of the American Journal of Bioethics focuses on social issues in research.
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Autonomy Run Amok?

Writing about healthcare and bioethics is one thing.
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