Subject: Cultural


Understanding The Meaning of Laughter is Useful For Understanding The Morality of Actions

Laughter can be a useful support for understanding the morality of actions. Science tells us that laughter, this falsely...

April 10, 2023

Latinx Bioethics, Policy

Report Card Time: How Has the Biden Administration Addressed the U.S. Hispanic Community’s...

Much media attention has been given to the potentially shifting voting patterns of the U.S. Hispanic population in the 2...

October 7, 2022

Black Bioethics, Cultural, Gun violence

Do Bioethicists Care About Black Victims of Gun Violence?

Bioethicists have shown little interest in firearm violence and very few to none have written about firearm violence aff...

July 28, 2022

Cultural, LGBTQ ethics, Policy, Social Justice

Why Bioethics Needs Pride: Anti-LGBTQ Laws and Health Disparities  

So far this year there have been over 300 anti-LGBTQ laws introduced in the US, already breaking last year’s recor...

June 2, 2022

Cultural, Race

Roger, Elizabeth, Whoopie, Rachel, and Race

Ken Belson provides a useful review of the challenges facing the NFL with respect to securing diversity in the ranks of ...

February 14, 2022

Black Bioethics, Cultural, Ethics

What Does it Cost to be a Black Bioethicist?

by Keisha Ray, PhD and Faith E. Fletcher, PhD, MA  Recently Leah Pierson wrote the essay “Becoming a...

November 22, 2021

Cultural, Education, Medical Humanities, Philosophy & Ethics, Race, Science, Social Justice

The Folly of Apolitical Science

By Johnathan Flowers, PhD A persistent myth in STEM (Science Technology Engineering and Medicine) fields argues that sci...

November 15, 2021

Clinical Trials & Studies, Cultural, Editorial-AJOB, Health Disparities, Human Subjects Research & IRBs, Justice, Research Ethics, Social Justice

Beyond the Belmont Report

by Wamia Siddiqui, BS and Richard R. Sharp, PhD The following blog is an editorial found from the Am...

September 27, 2021

COVID-19 pandemic, Cultural, Health Disparities, Health Regulation & Law, Justice, Public Health, Social Justice, Vulnerable Populations

Hey Siri, How Do I Say “Appendicitis” in Hungarian?

by Vincent LaBarca, DNP, NP-C Back in 2017, before Americans were considered a biohazard due to the country’s poor...

September 20, 2021

Cultural, Editorial-AJOB, Education, Ethics

The Current State of Efforts to Address Disparities, Racism and Cultural Humility in Medic...

by Ross E. McKinney, Norma Poll-Hunter and Lisa D. Howley The following blog is an editorial found in the latest issue o...

August 27, 2021

Conflict of Interest, Cultural, Decision making, Gender Disparities, Justice, Media, Psychiatric Ethics

#FreeBritney: Autonomy, Conservatorships, and Mental Health in America

By Jennifer L Young, PhD, Julia E H Brown, PhD, Nicole Martinez-Martin, JD, PhD  In a small but significant change ...

August 2, 2021

Cultural, Health Policy & Insurance, Race

Dying of Inequality and Republicanness: Questioning Metzl on Whiteness

by G.M. Trujillo, Jr., Ph.D. Critics and academics laud Jonathan Metzl’s Dying of Whiteness. But unlike many academic wo...

July 15, 2021

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