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This Week in Bioethics

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1. Hippocratic Telemedicine? Perhaps, like me, you have received emails from your health insurance company or seen ads on your social media letting you know about options that will allow you to “see” a health care provider by phone, email, webcam, or even text. According to the Wall Street Journal, if you haven’t received such […]

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This Week in Bioethics

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1. Coldhearted Sperm “Donor” Glad to No Longer be “Donating” This story caught my attention because of the sheer callousness it demonstrates in a person who donated his sperm to “help others” have a baby. A happily married father of two who is now a physician laments a law in the U.K. that allows children […]

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Assisted Suicide is Not Ever, Ever Helping

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Diane Coleman, President and CEO of Not Dead Yet, has a very good and very important piece in the New Jersey Star Ledger. In case you are not familiar with Not Dead Yet, they are a national disability rights group that works to oppose assisted suicide and euthanasia policies and practices. New Jersey is yet […]

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