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April 8, 2011

This April in AJOB: Research Subjects as Problems and Mandatory HIV Testing

Today, the April issue of The American Journal of Bioethics is now online.

This month, the journal features two target articles addressing controversial ideas–one in the world of clinical research, the other in the worlds of healthcare and public health.…

February 18, 2011

February Issue of AJOB Is Now Online

It’s February and our next issue of AJOB is now available online.

This month the first of our Target Articles is authored by Peter Ubel and Robert Silbergelt on behavioral equipoise as an alternative to clinical equipoise.…

December 15, 2010

AJOB's Last Issue of 2010 is Now Online!

Just in time for the holiday season (when most of our waistlines are expanding), the pages of AJOB this month we are discussing the ethical issues of shrinking our waistlines using bariatric surgery.…

December 1, 2010

New Issue of AJOB Now Available!

The November issue of AJOB is available at bioethics.net. This special thematic issue addresses the issue of pain agreements between patients and physicians and the ethical issues raised by creating contractual relations between those using opioids and those prescribing them.…

September 3, 2010

September Issue of AJOB is Now Online!

Okay, so it’s quite like the September issue of Vogue–neither is it 1,000 pages long nor does it set the fashion trends for the upcoming year nor take an entire year to produce.…

June 28, 2010

AJOB Primary Research Launches with TWO Issues At Once!

The American Journal of Bioethics is proud to announce the “birth” of its second spin-off journal, AJOB Primary Research.

This newest AJOB journal has launched with two issues arriving online at once!…

June 28, 2010

July Arrives Early for AJOB!

The July issue of The American Journal of Bioethics arrives early with three fascinating articles–two about sex (one the biological kind, the other the active kind) and the other about transhumanism.…

April 15, 2010

AJOB's April Issue is Now Online!

Just in time to coincide with National Healthcare Decisions Day, AJOB’s April issue is now online featuring an editorial and a target article discussing advance directives and patient decision-making.…

March 28, 2010

Bioethics on TV: Watch What Dr. House Does and Do The Exact Opposite.

As previously published in the December 2008 issue of The American Journal of Bioethics, Johns Hopkins researchers Czarny et al told us that medical and nursing students watch television medical dramas in droves (almost 80% of them) and are exposed to moral dilemmas in those dramas that way.…

March 19, 2010

March Issue of AJOB is Now Online!

Trans fat bans, peer recruitment for human subjects research, and the clash of culture versus the rights of physicians are the featured issues in this month’s issue of The American Journal of Bioethics.…