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Written by Anri Asagumo Oxford Uehiro/St Cross Scholar Although more and more people see the importance of diversity in academia, language diversity is one type of diversity that seems to be diminishing: English is increasingly dominant in both areas. I would like to argue that people who are born and raised in an English-speaking country […]

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In his new Executive Order, President Trump declares: "It is the policy of the United States to increase access to kidney transplants by modernizing the organ recovery and transplantation systems and updating outmoded and counterproductive regulations....

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In his new Executive Order, President Trump declares: "It is the policy of the United States to increase access to kidney transplants by modernizing the organ recovery and transplantation systems and updating outmoded and counterproductive regulations....

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by Craig Klugman, Ph.D.

Steven Stryker was 75 years old when he died on May 13 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Tampa. His death was not avoided when health care providers did not perform cardiopulmonary resuscitation. Stryker had a DNR order even though he, his daughter, and his health care surrogate did not want it. Stryker had some capacity and some deficits, and a court-appointed a professional guardian to control his affairs. That guardian allegedly has a policy of always putting DNR orders on her wards, and thus, Stryker died. The patient, his daughter, his health care power of attorney, and his psychiatrist were all against the DNR.…

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I have been leading a weekly ethics class for middle- and early-high school-aged youth. My preconceived assumptions about the abilities of adolescents to discuss bioethics issues have been dispelled by the depth and nuance of their insights.

The post Teaching Ethics to Adolescents appeared first on The Hastings Center.

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The family of Pasquale Lanzetta has sued Montefiore Medical Center for not honoring his advance directive. The family alleges that but for the administration of unwanted treatment, Lanzetta would have died on April 17, 2017. Instead, he did not die un...

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The family of Pasquale Lanzetta has sued Montefiore Medical Center for not honoring his advance directive. The family alleges that but for the administration of unwanted treatment, Lanzetta would have died on April 17, 2017. Instead, he did not die un...

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After years of failed attempts, Missouri has finally enacted Simon's Law. This type of legislation first originated in Missouri years ago. But while other states have since enacted Simon's Laws, Missouri did not enact Simon's Law until this week. Appa...

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After years of failed attempts, Missouri has finally enacted Simon's Law. This type of legislation first originated in Missouri years ago. But while other states have since enacted Simon's Laws, Missouri did not enact Simon's Law until this week. Appa...

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The last Volume of this thread stressed the patient carries with him or her the ethical power of autonomy, self -final decision-making. And I have a concern that a number of patients don't display that power in decision-making because they are not fami...

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