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Bioethics: Ripe for Transformation

Standard bioethics is ripe for transformation.
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Bioethics and the Kenya Peace Initiative

Bioethics goes international with work on the Kenya Peace Initiative with Terry Rosell, DMin, PhD, the Rosemary Flanigan Chair at the Center for Practical Bioethics.
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Biomedical and Environmental Bioethics

Richard Randolph, former associate professor of bioethics at the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, explains why he thinks biomedical bioethics and environmental bioethics should not be considered as separate.
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Bridging the Divide: Nursing and Medical Ethics

Nurses face any number of ethical issues at the bedside.
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Caring for Caregivers at Work

Caring for caregivers at work – employers will face this challenge even more in the years ahead, as employees care for older family members as much as they did raising their own families.
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Chronic Pain and Health Disparities

September Williams, MD, discusses chronic pain, health disparities and why we need to do something about them.
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Collision of Religion and Pain Treatment

Dr. Richard Randolph, former associate professor of bioethics at the Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences, explores three questions about religion that often collide with the medical ethics of treating pain:
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Community Experience Partnership to Engage Older Adults

Diana Doyle, Director of Community Experience Partnership (CEP), discusses CEP, a project of Atlantic Philanthropies, which engaged older adults in communities across the country to identify a key issue or problem and engage them to solve it.
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Corporate Responsibility for Clinical Misadventures

When it comes to conflict of interest, the medical practitioner and patient are most often thought of as key components.
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Cultural Fault Lines in Healthcare

Cultural fault lines exist in healthcare with clashing moral traditions, principles, values and beliefs, according to Michael Brannigan, PhD, the Pfaff Endowed Chair in Ethics and Moral Values at the College of St. Rose in Albany, New York.
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Defining Chronic Pain Ethics

Nationwide consensus is developing around the ethical issues involved in the diagnosis and treatment of chronic pain, according to an article in the September 2011 edition of Pain Medicine.
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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.
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DNR Orders and Foregoing Treatment

A study in the Journal of the American Medical Association suggests Do Not Resuscitate orders may prompt caregivers to forego treatments that patients may have wanted.
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Doctor, would you prescribe a pill please

How do doctors view prescribing drugs to enhance athletic performance?
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Ethical HIV Testing

An article in the April 2011 issue of the American Journal of Bioethics addresses ethical concerns over new recommendations for HIV testing, which appear to focus on implementation rather than the recommendations themselves, as discussed here with article co-author Teresa Celada of Wheaton College.
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