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Making Death Doulas Mainstream: A Struggle Between Tradition And Modernity
Bioethics
Keisha Ray

  by Keisha Ray, Ph.D.   Right now in America there is a growing movement to help Americans die well. Organizations like Life Matters Media and Death Over Dinner aim to help people with end of life decision-making and to help people facilitate conversations about death with their families, friends, and communities. But in this dying well movement there is some controversy about who gets to participate and how they ought to participate.…

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Fifty Years Later: Reflections on the Work of Elisabeth Kübler-Ross M.D.
Bioethics
Blog Editor

by Barbara Ross Rothweiler, Ph.D., ABPP & Ken Ross In the coming year, we celebrate the 50th publication anniversary of On Death and Dying, by Elisabeth Kübler Ross M.D. As her children, we are privileged that she is remembered, that we continue to hear her voice in the voices of others, and that we had the opportunity to learn from such a compassionate teacher and example.…

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Journals.


  • BioethicsTV (October 27-November 1, 2019): #NewAmsterdam; #ChicagoMed

    by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. New Amsterdam (Season 2: Episode 6): Lying; Inherent bias; Chicago Med (Season 5; Episode 6): Excusing battery; Jehovah’s Witness and blood transfusion; Be yourself or maintain health New Amsterdam (Season 2: Episode 6): Lying;...
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    Principles of Biomedical Ethics: Marking Its Fortieth Anniversary

    You can read this editorial and other articles in this month's issue of The American Journal of Bioethics. by Tom Beauchamp, Ph.D. & James Childress, Ph.D. We are pleased to join the editors of AJOB in marking the 40th anniversary...
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    BioethicsTV (October 21-26, 2019): #NewAmsterdam #ChicagoMed

    New Amsterdam (Season 2; Episode 5): Inconstant insurance policies; Negotiating with patients; Chicago Med (Season 5; Episode 5): Battery; Broken Promises by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. New Amsterdam (Season 2; Episode 5): Inconstant insurance policies; Negotiating with patients Two sisters, Jasmine...
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    Bioethics TV (October 7-10, 2019)

    by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. The Good Doctor (Season 3; Episode 3): Informing a resistant parent; The Resident (Season 3; Episode 3): The Creepy Dr. Cain; New Amsterdam (Season 2; Episode 3): We don’t pay for the right...
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    Bioethics news. Btn Rss

    China’s CRISPR babies: Read exclusive excerpts from the unseen original research
    He Jiankui’s manuscript shows how he ignored ethical and scientific norms in creating the gene-edited twins Lulu and Nana.
    China’s Genetic Research on Ethnic Minorities Sets Off Science Backlash
    Scientists are raising questions about the ethics of studies backed by Chinese surveillance agencies. Prestigious journals are taking action.
    WHY DOES ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE DISCRIMINATE?
    Combatting bias and creating more inclusive AI is unlikely to succeed unless developers include those people who have been historically excluded or ignored.
    Mayo Clinic taps Boston health tech leader to guide data strategy
    On the heels of forming a new partnership with Google (GOOGL), Mayo Clinic announced it has hired Dr. John Halamka — a Harvard professor and hospital IT veteran — to guide its efforts to apply artificial intelligence to vast stores of data from...
    Rosemary Gibson on Shortages of Lifesaving Drugs in U.S. Hospitals
    Rosemary Gibson, author of China Rx: Exposing the Risks of America’s Dependence on China for Medicine, discussed the shortage of essential lifesaving drugs in U.S. hospitals.
    University of Virginia doctors decry aggressive billing practices by their own hospital
    Prominent doctors at the University of Virginia Health System are expressing public outrage at their employer’s practices to collect unpaid medical debt from its patients. A Kaiser Health News report in September showed that U-Va....
    A ‘Rare Case Where Racial Biases’ Protected African-Americans
    Fewer opioid prescriptions meant fewer deaths (possibly 14,000), but the episode also reveals how prevalent and harmful stereotypes can be, even if implicit.
    All children to receive whole genome sequencing at birth, under ambitions laid out by Matt Hancock
    All children will be able to receive whole genome sequencing at birth, under ambitions laid out by the Health Secretary. Matt Hancock said that in future, the tests would be routinely offered, alongside standard checks on newborns, in order to...
    Chinese ministry investigates duplications in papers by university president
    The Chinese education ministry is investigating scientific articles authored by high-profile immunologist and university president Cao Xuetao, following suggestions that dozens of papers contain potentially problematic images.
    What to Consider Before Trading Your Health Data for Cash
    Don’t trade away your health data without considering the potential issues first.
    Age No Excuse Not to Treat Lung Cancer, Even in ‘Oldest Old’
    Many patients aged 90 years or older who have non–small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) are not offered any treatment at all, even though treatment improves survival odds substantially, especially surgery for earlier-stage disease, say researchers reporting a nationwide retrospective...
    Effect of revealing authors’ conflicts of interests in peer review: randomized controlled trial
    Researchers conducted a randomized controlled trial of whether COI disclosures affect perceived research quality in real manuscripts in a real world editorial process, as assessed by critical gatekeepers in the dissemination of science: peer reviewers.

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