Tag: parents

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August 12, 2010

Do We Harm Our Children By Naming Them "Pop"?

Sometimes parents can over-think things. Then sometimes parents are just crazy. Then sometimes parents name their child “Pop”.

According to the University of Oxford Practical Ethics Blog, a Swedish couple has decided to keep the sex of their toddler a secret as to avoid the pressures placed upon children from having to grow up as one gender or another.…

June 24, 2010

New Website is Match.com for Your Genes

Before I even describe the services purportedly offered by BeautifulPeople.com, let me quote Art Caplan who has summed it up better (characteristically so) than anyone else could: “It’s pure, utter nonsensical baloney, at best.

May 22, 2009

Caplan: Court has the Right to Insist on Chemo

Art Caplan writes in his MSNBC column today that the courts have the right to intervene in a case where a highly curable cancer is being prevented by the refusal by parent and child to undergo treatment–regardless of the reason.…