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Participating in Executions: A Medical Conflict of Values?

On 2/21, a pair of California anesthesiologists refused to participate in the execution of an inmate due to ethical concerns about the way the procedure was to be carried out. Here’s the story.

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Filed under: Bioethics, Uncategorized

Partial-Birth Abortions

The U.S. Supreme Court will once again take up the case of partial birth abortions. See the story here. For a primer on PBA (medically known as dilation and extraction), check here.

Filed under: Bioethics, Uncategorized

Smoking Trends

Some employers have begun to raise insurance costs for smoking employees. Here’s the story:

The City of Calabasas, in California, has decided to ban nearly all outdoor smoking outside of private residences. The measure would even include private residences that are adjacent to a “public area” (such as an apartment next to a common pool or laundry):

Filed under: Bioethics, Uncategorized

An Update on Smoking Trends

Some employers have begun to raise insurance costs for smoking employees. Here’s the story:

The City of Calabasas, in California, has decided to ban nearly all outdoor smoking outside of private residences. The measure would even include private residences that are adjacent to a “public area” (such as an apartment next to a common pool or laundry):

Filed under: Bioethics, Uncategorized