Bioethics.net » Public Health http://www.bioethics.net Where the World Finds Bioethics Fri, 24 Jul 2015 20:26:18 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.2 The American Psychological Association Interrogation Policy and Dr. Gerald Koocher, AAAS Fellow http://www.bioethics.net/2015/07/the-american-psychological-association-interrogation-policy-and-dr-gerald-koocher-aaas-fellow/ http://www.bioethics.net/2015/07/the-american-psychological-association-interrogation-policy-and-dr-gerald-koocher-aaas-fellow/#comments Wed, 15 Jul 2015 05:09:04 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?p=55724 by Steven Miles, M.D. 

A recent 542-page report describes a damning collaboration between the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Department of Defense (DoD) and other government intelligence agencies. In essence, the APA rewrote the ethics code to allow psychologists to design and monitor interrogational torture.[i] The APA Presidential Task Force on Psychological Ethics and National Security (PENS) said that the interrogational psychologists’ client was the interrogational command and not the prisoners’ wellbeing. The aim of this policy was to authorize and shelter psychologists who devised plans that included waterboarding, sleep deprivation, food restriction, use of threatening dogs, solitary confinement, use of restraining stress positions, etc.…

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Healthier meals do cost families more http://www.bioethics.net/news/healthier-meals-do-cost-families-more/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/healthier-meals-do-cost-families-more/#comments Thu, 09 Jul 2015 21:31:07 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=55753 http://www.bioethics.net/news/healthier-meals-do-cost-families-more/feed/ 0 Increase taxes on tobacco products to curb demand: WHO http://www.bioethics.net/news/increase-taxes-on-tobacco-products-to-curb-demand-who/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/increase-taxes-on-tobacco-products-to-curb-demand-who/#comments Tue, 07 Jul 2015 17:47:37 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=55660 http://www.bioethics.net/news/increase-taxes-on-tobacco-products-to-curb-demand-who/feed/ 0 In California, Vaccination is the Law http://www.bioethics.net/2015/07/in-california-vaccination-is-the-law/ http://www.bioethics.net/2015/07/in-california-vaccination-is-the-law/#comments Wed, 01 Jul 2015 20:52:08 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?p=55611 by Craig Klugman, Ph.D.

This week, California governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 277. This law mandates vaccinations for all children who attend a school (public or private) in the state. The only exemption is when a physician certifies that a vaccine “is not considered safe for the child.” The big change in this new law is the removal of the “personal belief” exemption from vaccination. No longer can a religious or philosophical belief exempt a child from receiving an immunization.…

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In old age, current and former smokers face early lung disease http://www.bioethics.net/news/in-old-age-current-and-former-smokers-face-early-lung-disease/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/in-old-age-current-and-former-smokers-face-early-lung-disease/#comments Mon, 22 Jun 2015 22:58:41 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=55512 http://www.bioethics.net/news/in-old-age-current-and-former-smokers-face-early-lung-disease/feed/ 0 At Long Last: FDA Changes the Law for Hemochromatosis http://www.bioethics.net/2015/06/at-long-last-fda-changes-the-law-for-hemochromatosis/ http://www.bioethics.net/2015/06/at-long-last-fda-changes-the-law-for-hemochromatosis/#comments Mon, 22 Jun 2015 21:19:19 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?p=55510 by Arthur Caplan, Ph.D.

Summer in the U.S. is known for many things—time at the beach, picnics, baseball, thunderstorms, vacations and ice cream. Sadly, it is also known by hospitals as the season when blood is in short supply. Schools and businesses close making blood drives harder. Frequent donors go away leaving blood and blood products in their communities in short supply. That is why a recent hard-fought breakthrough as to who can donate blood deserves much more attention and recognition than it has received which, if Google is to be believed, to date has been exactly nothing.…

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Trans fats may hurt memory, too http://www.bioethics.net/news/trans-fats-may-hurt-memory-too/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/trans-fats-may-hurt-memory-too/#comments Wed, 17 Jun 2015 21:35:27 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=55469 http://www.bioethics.net/news/trans-fats-may-hurt-memory-too/feed/ 0 Fifteen years after smokers quit, heart failure risk may fall to normal http://www.bioethics.net/news/fifteen-years-after-smokers-quit-heart-failure-risk-may-fall-to-normal/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/fifteen-years-after-smokers-quit-heart-failure-risk-may-fall-to-normal/#comments Tue, 16 Jun 2015 17:31:49 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=55468 http://www.bioethics.net/news/fifteen-years-after-smokers-quit-heart-failure-risk-may-fall-to-normal/feed/ 0 Cigarettes linked to half of deaths from 12 common cancers http://www.bioethics.net/news/cigarettes-linked-to-half-of-deaths-from-12-common-cancers/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/cigarettes-linked-to-half-of-deaths-from-12-common-cancers/#comments Mon, 15 Jun 2015 21:29:55 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=55467 http://www.bioethics.net/news/cigarettes-linked-to-half-of-deaths-from-12-common-cancers/feed/ 0 Bullied kids are more likely to be depressed years later http://www.bioethics.net/news/bullied-kids-are-more-likely-to-be-depressed-years-later/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/bullied-kids-are-more-likely-to-be-depressed-years-later/#comments Thu, 11 Jun 2015 21:26:37 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=55466 http://www.bioethics.net/news/bullied-kids-are-more-likely-to-be-depressed-years-later/feed/ 0 MERS: Another Lesson in Quarantine and Health Disparity http://www.bioethics.net/2015/06/mers-another-lesson-in-quarantine-and-health-disparity/ http://www.bioethics.net/2015/06/mers-another-lesson-in-quarantine-and-health-disparity/#comments Tue, 09 Jun 2015 02:34:52 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?p=55321 by Craig Klugman, Ph.D.

At the G7 meeting this week, the developed nations which compose the Group of 7 pledged to “wipe out Ebola.” With over 11,000 Ebola-related deaths worldwide since March 2014, this certainly is worth public health efforts and funding.

While the “world leaders” focus on Ebola, which of course made small incursions in to the U.S. and Europe, a new epidemic lurks on the horizon—MERS. Middle East Respiratory Syndrome was first reported in September 2012 in Saudi Arabia.…

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California Senate votes to raise smoking age to 21 from 18 http://www.bioethics.net/news/california-senate-votes-to-raise-smoking-age-to-21-from-18/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/california-senate-votes-to-raise-smoking-age-to-21-from-18/#comments Tue, 02 Jun 2015 21:08:14 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=55275 http://www.bioethics.net/news/california-senate-votes-to-raise-smoking-age-to-21-from-18/feed/ 0 Hookup or Hookah? http://www.peterubel.com/uncategorized/hookup-hookah/ http://www.peterubel.com/uncategorized/hookup-hookah/#comments Tue, 02 Jun 2015 10:18:42 +0000 http://www.peterubel.com/?p=7491 I have two teenage boys. So of course I’m worried about them skipping the dating scene and engaging in “hookups.” That seems to be what kids do these days. But now, do I also have to worry about them engaging … Continue reading

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Western diet may reduce survival odds for prostate cancer http://www.bioethics.net/news/western-diet-may-reduce-survival-odds-for-prostate-cancer/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/western-diet-may-reduce-survival-odds-for-prostate-cancer/#comments Mon, 01 Jun 2015 20:09:44 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=55276 http://www.bioethics.net/news/western-diet-may-reduce-survival-odds-for-prostate-cancer/feed/ 0 Pizza Hut, Taco Bell to remove artificial colors, flavors from foods http://www.bioethics.net/news/pizza-hut-taco-bell-to-remove-artificial-colors-flavors-from-foods/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/pizza-hut-taco-bell-to-remove-artificial-colors-flavors-from-foods/#comments Tue, 26 May 2015 19:52:30 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=55186 http://www.bioethics.net/news/pizza-hut-taco-bell-to-remove-artificial-colors-flavors-from-foods/feed/ 0 To fight superbugs, FDA seeks detailed data on animal antimicrobials http://www.bioethics.net/news/to-fight-superbugs-fda-seeks-detailed-data-on-animal-antimicrobials/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/to-fight-superbugs-fda-seeks-detailed-data-on-animal-antimicrobials/#comments Wed, 20 May 2015 19:29:05 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=55180 http://www.bioethics.net/news/to-fight-superbugs-fda-seeks-detailed-data-on-animal-antimicrobials/feed/ 0 California prison inspection uncovers unsanitary conditions http://www.bioethics.net/news/california-prison-inspection-uncovers-unsanitary-conditions/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/california-prison-inspection-uncovers-unsanitary-conditions/#comments Fri, 15 May 2015 19:41:33 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=55185 http://www.bioethics.net/news/california-prison-inspection-uncovers-unsanitary-conditions/feed/ 0 U.S. says insurers must cover FDA-approved birth control methods http://www.bioethics.net/news/u-s-says-insurers-must-cover-fda-approved-birth-control-methods/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/u-s-says-insurers-must-cover-fda-approved-birth-control-methods/#comments Thu, 14 May 2015 19:39:37 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=55184 http://www.bioethics.net/news/u-s-says-insurers-must-cover-fda-approved-birth-control-methods/feed/ 0 Food ads during children’s TV don’t meet proposed guidelines http://www.bioethics.net/news/food-ads-during-childrens-tv-dont-meet-proposed-guidelines/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/food-ads-during-childrens-tv-dont-meet-proposed-guidelines/#comments Mon, 11 May 2015 23:06:57 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=55047 http://www.bioethics.net/news/food-ads-during-childrens-tv-dont-meet-proposed-guidelines/feed/ 0 Medical marijuana farm blooms in conservative Chile http://www.bioethics.net/news/medical-marijuana-farm-blooms-in-conservative-chile/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/medical-marijuana-farm-blooms-in-conservative-chile/#comments Wed, 29 Apr 2015 17:58:15 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=54907 http://www.bioethics.net/news/medical-marijuana-farm-blooms-in-conservative-chile/feed/ 0 Tyson Foods plans to cut human antibiotics in U.S. chicken flocks by 2017 http://www.bioethics.net/news/tyson-foods-plans-to-cut-human-antibiotics-in-u-s-chicken-flocks-by-2017/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/tyson-foods-plans-to-cut-human-antibiotics-in-u-s-chicken-flocks-by-2017/#comments Tue, 28 Apr 2015 18:09:29 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=54916 http://www.bioethics.net/news/tyson-foods-plans-to-cut-human-antibiotics-in-u-s-chicken-flocks-by-2017/feed/ 0 The Harms of Believing in Exercise http://www.peterubel.com/health_wellbeing/harms-believing-exercise/ http://www.peterubel.com/health_wellbeing/harms-believing-exercise/#comments Mon, 27 Apr 2015 14:30:59 +0000 http://www.peterubel.com/?p=7432 Can beliefs make you fat? The answer to this question might seem pretty obvious. If I believe that the best way to lose weight is to super-size five meals a day at McDonald’s, while consuming bags of Doritos to tide … Continue reading

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Cigarette Smoking Is So 1970! http://www.peterubel.com/uncategorized/cigarette-smoking-1970/ http://www.peterubel.com/uncategorized/cigarette-smoking-1970/#comments Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:38:21 +0000 http://www.peterubel.com/?p=7429 I have two reasons for showing you this picture, illustrating the decline in cigarette sales in Germany, France, Japan, Switzerland and the US over the past few decades. First, to show you the decline in cigarette sales in Germany, France, … Continue reading

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The Ebola crisis: an ethical balancing act http://www.bioethics.net/news/the-ebola-crisis-an-ethical-balancing-act/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/the-ebola-crisis-an-ethical-balancing-act/#comments Wed, 22 Apr 2015 20:57:30 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=54856 http://www.bioethics.net/news/the-ebola-crisis-an-ethical-balancing-act/feed/ 0 Georgia governor signs law legalizing medical marijuana http://www.bioethics.net/news/georgia-governor-signs-law-legalizing-medical-marijuana/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/georgia-governor-signs-law-legalizing-medical-marijuana/#comments Fri, 17 Apr 2015 15:02:27 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=54786 http://www.bioethics.net/news/georgia-governor-signs-law-legalizing-medical-marijuana/feed/ 0 Residual Dried Blood and New Born Screening in Minnesota https://thebioethicsprogram.wordpress.com/2015/04/13/residual-dried-blood-and-new-born-screening-in-minnesota/ https://thebioethicsprogram.wordpress.com/2015/04/13/residual-dried-blood-and-new-born-screening-in-minnesota/#comments Mon, 13 Apr 2015 16:24:21 +0000 http://thebioethicsprogram.wordpress.com/?p=537 ]]> https://thebioethicsprogram.wordpress.com/2015/04/13/residual-dried-blood-and-new-born-screening-in-minnesota/feed/ 0 U.S. meat industry buying more human antibiotics: FDA http://www.bioethics.net/news/u-s-meat-industry-buying-more-human-antibiotics-fda/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/u-s-meat-industry-buying-more-human-antibiotics-fda/#comments Fri, 10 Apr 2015 17:34:09 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=54693 http://www.bioethics.net/news/u-s-meat-industry-buying-more-human-antibiotics-fda/feed/ 0 Fears over Roundup herbicide residues prompt private testing http://www.bioethics.net/news/fears-over-roundup-herbicide-residues-prompt-private-testing/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/fears-over-roundup-herbicide-residues-prompt-private-testing/#comments Fri, 10 Apr 2015 17:32:12 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=54692 http://www.bioethics.net/news/fears-over-roundup-herbicide-residues-prompt-private-testing/feed/ 0 Ethics in the Age of Ebola http://www.bioethics.net/2015/04/ethics-in-the-age-of-ebola/ http://www.bioethics.net/2015/04/ethics-in-the-age-of-ebola/#comments Fri, 10 Apr 2015 16:30:32 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?p=54690
by Joseph J. Fins, M.D.
It now seems a lifetime ago. The first case of Ebola had come to the Western hemisphere and taken the life of Thomas Eric Duncan at a Dallas, Texas hospital. His death, and other cases in the “developed” world, led to a predictable media deluge, a good bit of hysteria, and predictable political posturing. As the November election approached, fear and ideology took hold, with calls for quarantine and allegations of discrimination coming from predictable precincts.
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California bill banning child vaccine exemptions moves ahead http://www.bioethics.net/news/california-bill-banning-child-vaccine-exemptions-moves-ahead/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/california-bill-banning-child-vaccine-exemptions-moves-ahead/#comments Thu, 09 Apr 2015 17:34:15 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=54694 http://www.bioethics.net/news/california-bill-banning-child-vaccine-exemptions-moves-ahead/feed/ 0 South Carolina Shooting Increases Calls for Police Body Cameras http://www.bioethics.net/news/south-carolina-shooting-increases-calls-for-police-body-cameras/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/south-carolina-shooting-increases-calls-for-police-body-cameras/#comments Wed, 08 Apr 2015 17:27:16 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=54637 http://www.bioethics.net/news/south-carolina-shooting-increases-calls-for-police-body-cameras/feed/ 0 My three daughters are autistic. I despise Autism Awareness Month. http://www.bioethics.net/news/my-three-daughters-are-autistic-i-despise-autism-awareness-month/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/my-three-daughters-are-autistic-i-despise-autism-awareness-month/#comments Tue, 07 Apr 2015 17:12:29 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=54635 http://www.bioethics.net/news/my-three-daughters-are-autistic-i-despise-autism-awareness-month/feed/ 0 Caring for the Suffering: Meeting the Ebola Crisis Responsibly http://www.bioethics.net/articles/caring-for-the-suffering-meeting-the-ebola-crisis-responsibly/ http://www.bioethics.net/articles/caring-for-the-suffering-meeting-the-ebola-crisis-responsibly/#comments Wed, 01 Apr 2015 20:16:36 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=articles&p=54759 http://www.bioethics.net/articles/caring-for-the-suffering-meeting-the-ebola-crisis-responsibly/feed/ 0 Ideology and Microbiology: Ebola, Science, and Deliberative Democracy http://www.bioethics.net/articles/ideology-and-microbiology-ebola-science-and-deliberative-democracy/ http://www.bioethics.net/articles/ideology-and-microbiology-ebola-science-and-deliberative-democracy/#comments Wed, 01 Apr 2015 20:06:36 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=articles&p=54754 http://www.bioethics.net/articles/ideology-and-microbiology-ebola-science-and-deliberative-democracy/feed/ 0 Frankie Grande: Smoking ‘Ain’t Cute,’ Guys http://www.bioethics.net/news/frankie-grande-smoking-aint-cute-guys/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/frankie-grande-smoking-aint-cute-guys/#comments Wed, 01 Apr 2015 17:26:13 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=54554 http://www.bioethics.net/news/frankie-grande-smoking-aint-cute-guys/feed/ 0 The White House Plan To Combat Antibiotic Resistance http://www.bioethics.net/news/the-white-house-plan-to-combat-antibiotic-resistance/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/the-white-house-plan-to-combat-antibiotic-resistance/#comments Wed, 01 Apr 2015 01:03:11 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=54531 http://www.bioethics.net/news/the-white-house-plan-to-combat-antibiotic-resistance/feed/ 0 Calling Obesity A Disease Dooms Dieters http://www.peterubel.com/health_wellbeing/calling-obesity-disease-dooms-dieters/ http://www.peterubel.com/health_wellbeing/calling-obesity-disease-dooms-dieters/#comments Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:35:29 +0000 http://www.peterubel.com/?p=7366 In June of 2013, the American Medical Association officially recognized obesity as a disease. The organization had its reasons. For starters, obesity leads to heart attacks, strokes, diabetes, early-onset degenerative arthritis…and just about every other illness on the planet. In … Continue reading

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Parental smoking increases risk of future heart disease for kids http://www.bioethics.net/news/parental-smoking-increases-risk-of-future-heart-disease-for-kids/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/parental-smoking-increases-risk-of-future-heart-disease-for-kids/#comments Tue, 24 Mar 2015 17:50:56 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=54446 http://www.bioethics.net/news/parental-smoking-increases-risk-of-future-heart-disease-for-kids/feed/ 0 Worldwide Use Of Antibiotics In Livestock Is Fueling Risk Of Drug-Resistant Super Bugs Reuters http://www.bioethics.net/news/worldwide-use-of-antibiotics-in-livestock-is-fueling-risk-of-drug-resistant-super-bugs-reuters-posted-23032015-0531-ist-updated-5-hours-ago-livestock-share-19-tweet-33-comment-2-by/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/worldwide-use-of-antibiotics-in-livestock-is-fueling-risk-of-drug-resistant-super-bugs-reuters-posted-23032015-0531-ist-updated-5-hours-ago-livestock-share-19-tweet-33-comment-2-by/#comments Mon, 23 Mar 2015 23:40:26 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=54423 http://www.bioethics.net/news/worldwide-use-of-antibiotics-in-livestock-is-fueling-risk-of-drug-resistant-super-bugs-reuters-posted-23032015-0531-ist-updated-5-hours-ago-livestock-share-19-tweet-33-comment-2-by/feed/ 0 Ban on fast-food eateries in South L.A. hasn’t cut obesity, study says http://www.bioethics.net/news/ban-on-fast-food-eateries-in-south-l-a-hasnt-cut-obesity-study-says/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/ban-on-fast-food-eateries-in-south-l-a-hasnt-cut-obesity-study-says/#comments Thu, 19 Mar 2015 19:59:11 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=54383 http://www.bioethics.net/news/ban-on-fast-food-eateries-in-south-l-a-hasnt-cut-obesity-study-says/feed/ 0 Industry makes $7,000 for each tobacco death: health campaigners http://www.bioethics.net/news/industry-makes-7000-for-each-tobacco-death-health-campaigners/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/industry-makes-7000-for-each-tobacco-death-health-campaigners/#comments Thu, 19 Mar 2015 17:44:55 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=54373 http://www.bioethics.net/news/industry-makes-7000-for-each-tobacco-death-health-campaigners/feed/ 0 Half a million babies die each year in unhygienic hospitals http://www.bioethics.net/news/half-a-million-babies-die-each-year-in-unhygienic-hospitals/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/half-a-million-babies-die-each-year-in-unhygienic-hospitals/#comments Tue, 17 Mar 2015 18:00:47 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=54375 http://www.bioethics.net/news/half-a-million-babies-die-each-year-in-unhygienic-hospitals/feed/ 0 Raise minimum age to buy cigarettes to decrease use: U.S. study http://www.bioethics.net/news/raise-minimum-age-to-buy-cigarettes-to-decrease-use-u-s-study/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/raise-minimum-age-to-buy-cigarettes-to-decrease-use-u-s-study/#comments Fri, 13 Mar 2015 22:34:08 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=54306 http://www.bioethics.net/news/raise-minimum-age-to-buy-cigarettes-to-decrease-use-u-s-study/feed/ 0 Experts call for a tobacco-free world by 2040 http://www.bioethics.net/news/experts-call-for-a-tobacco-free-world-by-2040/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/experts-call-for-a-tobacco-free-world-by-2040/#comments Fri, 13 Mar 2015 22:24:20 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=54300 http://www.bioethics.net/news/experts-call-for-a-tobacco-free-world-by-2040/feed/ 0 And the Ban Played On http://www.bioethics.net/2015/03/and-the-ban-played-on/ http://www.bioethics.net/2015/03/and-the-ban-played-on/#comments Tue, 03 Mar 2015 19:59:29 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?p=54167 by Craig Klugman, Ph.D.

Have you taken the “Celibacy Challenge?” This satirical national campaign is in response to a proposal from the FDA that would amend the lifetime blood donation ban of men who have sex with men (MSM) to only a one-year ban. The hitch is that the men would have to refrain from sex with men for one year. They could have sex with women during that year, just not men.

This proposed one-year celibacy ban is in line with the rules of other nations.…

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Irish parliament passes plain tobacco packaging law http://www.bioethics.net/news/httpwww-reuters-comarticle20150303us-ireland-tobacco-iduskbn0lz24s20150303/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/httpwww-reuters-comarticle20150303us-ireland-tobacco-iduskbn0lz24s20150303/#comments Tue, 03 Mar 2015 19:39:26 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=54165 http://www.bioethics.net/news/httpwww-reuters-comarticle20150303us-ireland-tobacco-iduskbn0lz24s20150303/feed/ 0 Study links common food additives to Crohn’s disease, colitis http://www.bioethics.net/news/study-links-common-food-additives-to-crohns-disease-colitis-2/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/study-links-common-food-additives-to-crohns-disease-colitis-2/#comments Mon, 02 Mar 2015 19:23:15 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=54164 http://www.bioethics.net/news/study-links-common-food-additives-to-crohns-disease-colitis-2/feed/ 0 Mandatory Cancer Risk Warnings on Alcoholic Beverages: What Are the Ethical Issues? http://www.bioethics.net/articles/mandatory-cancer-risk-warnings-on-alcoholic-beverages-what-are-the-ethical-issues/ http://www.bioethics.net/articles/mandatory-cancer-risk-warnings-on-alcoholic-beverages-what-are-the-ethical-issues/#comments Sun, 01 Mar 2015 19:39:27 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=articles&p=54378 http://www.bioethics.net/articles/mandatory-cancer-risk-warnings-on-alcoholic-beverages-what-are-the-ethical-issues/feed/ 0 What should docs do with parents who don’t vaccinate? http://www.bioethics.net/2015/02/what-should-docs-do-with-parents-who-dont-vaccinate/ http://www.bioethics.net/2015/02/what-should-docs-do-with-parents-who-dont-vaccinate/#comments Fri, 20 Feb 2015 07:14:37 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?p=54044 by Jenna Lillemoe, B.A.
by Arthur Caplan , Ph.D.

This year has marked the largest measles outbreak in decades with over 102 cases documented since December. This outbreak is a product of the anti-vaccination trend that has dramatically decreased vaccination compliance rates in children. Parents no longer follow the guidance of their pediatricians or believe the scientific evidence that vaccinations work without adverse effects. Pediatricians and family medicine physicians are then tasked with caring for these unvaccinated children. Because there is no set policy of how to manage caring for non-vaccinated children, we were interested in attempting to critically analyze how physicians manage non-vaccinated children.…

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Plain tobacco packs likely to deter smoking, studies show http://www.bioethics.net/news/plain-tobacco-packs-likely-to-deter-smoking-studies-show/ http://www.bioethics.net/news/plain-tobacco-packs-likely-to-deter-smoking-studies-show/#comments Tue, 17 Feb 2015 19:53:06 +0000 http://www.bioethics.net/?post_type=news&p=54028 http://www.bioethics.net/news/plain-tobacco-packs-likely-to-deter-smoking-studies-show/feed/ 0