Subject: Media


Curious Bioethics: July 31-August 6, 2023

In today’s curated collection, you’ll find: Note: Today’s news references self-harm and death. Hey there, Curious Human!...

August 6, 2023


Curious Bioethics: July 10-16, 2023

In today’s curated collection, you’ll find: 🗞️ Bioethics in the News Body reattachment surgery in Israel “The fact that ...

July 17, 2023


Curious Bioethics: July 3-9, 2023

In today’s curated bioethics collection, you’ll find: Hey there, Curious Human! Happy July 9! On Curious Bioethics, I pr...

July 9, 2023


Curious Bioethics: June 26-July 2, 2023

In today’s curated collection, you’ll find: Hey there, Curious Human! Happy July… I’m in absolute denial that the year i...

July 2, 2023

COVID-19 pandemic, Media

Celebrities, Misinformation, Disinformation, and Media Responsibility

Rivaled only in recent times by the AIDS epidemic, COVID has been a dividing force world-wide. It has been a politicized...

February 9, 2022

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

Gender Disparities, Informed Consent, Media, Politics, Privacy, Social Media

#MedBikini: A Lesson in Irony and the Pitfalls of Policing Professionalism

by Andrew Helmers, MDCM, MHSc (Bioethics), MSc, FRCPC The Journal of Vascular Surgery (and Irony) published a rather odd...

July 27, 2020

Media, Professional Ethics, Professionalism, Public Health

Public Service Announcement or a Step Too Far

by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. Tommye Austin is senior vice president and chief nursing officer at University Hospital in San A...

July 8, 2020

Clinical Trials & Studies, Media

The Moderna Vaccine Story is a Cautionary Tale for Coronavirus Reporting

by Jamie Webb MA, MSci ‘An experimental vaccine against the coronavirus showed encouraging results in very early testing...

May 29, 2020

Media, Public Health

COVID-19: Weapon, accident or an administration gone batty?

by Jonathan Moreno, Ph.D. and Arthur Caplan, Ph.D. For a moment, let’s suppose that the novel coronavirus was produced b...

May 6, 2020

Media, Politics

“COVID-19 ‘Immunity Passports’ and Dystopian Segregation: A Few Concerns”

by Daniel W. Tigard, Ph.D. As our evening entertainment during the recent weeks of social distancing, my wife and I have...

April 6, 2020

Media, Psychiatric Ethics, Public Health

Preventing the Spread of Mental Symptoms Can Also Help Contain COVID-19

by Bandy X. Lee, MD, MDiv A novel coronavirus strain has rapidly spread around the world into a pandemic. Country respon...

April 2, 2020

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