Tag: cadavers

Blog Posts (2)

January 9, 2012

Get Fit, For Your Corpse's Sake

Art Caplan reminds us in his column on MSNBC.com that its good to be skinny, whether dead or alive. The negative health consequences of obesity experienced during life linger on well into death, especially for those who want to donate their bodies to science.…

September 26, 2008

Gridiron Ganglia Gifts

It’s time we made donating bodies to science cool again. So when former NFL players and a women’s soccer player announce that they are going to donate their battered brains to science, one stops to think: “That’s pretty cool.”

Mary Roach’s “Stiff” almost got us there–but a few celebrity athletes going on to be crash test dummies or med school cadavers and giving up bodies after death will be the “it” thing for Fall 2008.…

Published Articles (1)

American Journal of Bioethics: Volume 7 Issue 4 - Apr 2007

Gunther von Hagens' BODY WORLDS: Selling Beautiful Education