Subject: Politics

Health Care, Policy, Politics, Public Health

Bioethicists Call for Ceasefire in Gaza

Former American Society of Bioethics and Humanities (ASBH) President Joseph Fins, MD has recently argued that bioethicis...

November 17, 2023

Drugs, Policy, Politics

Psychedelic Ethics in a World “Warring With Drugs”

Along with apple pie, colonialism, and imperialism, one of America’s best-known characteristics known around the globe i...

September 11, 2023

Editorial-AJOB, Gender Disparities, Health Regulation & Law, Policy, Politics, Reproductive Ethics

Why I’m Not Backing Down From Fighting for Our Right to Abortion

On the morning of Friday, June 24, 2022, over half of the population of the United States was stripped of a fundamental ...

August 3, 2022

Policy, Politics

The Unjust Extreme Court of the United States

 Justice can be defined as conforming to truth, fact or reason. Furthering the concept would include such considera...

July 18, 2022

Policy, Politics

A Democracy in Peril

Our founding fathers envisioned us as a constitution based democratic society and penned a document that successfully pr...

June 17, 2022

Health Disparities, Politics, Reproductive Ethics

Abortion: Welcome to the Sixties

In November 1964, 9 years before the right to an abortion was codified by Roe v. Wade, I was an intern in a busy, urban ...

May 6, 2022

Global Ethics, Health Disparities, Politics, Public Health, Social Justice, Vaccines, Vulnerable Populations

Vaccinating the World: The Problem with Drop-in-the-Bucket Thinking

By Govind Persad, JD, PhD The United States, after wasting over 15 million doses since March and with a stockp...

October 6, 2021

COVID-19 pandemic, Health Care, Health Disparities, Health Regulation & Law, Justice, Politics, Public Health, Social Justice

COVID-19 Proved That Americans With Disabilities Need Biden’s Infrastructure Plan. Lawmak...

By Clayton Jones, LCDR, CHC, USN, Kevin Mintz, PhD, Andrew Peterson, PhD America is winning the battle against COVI...

June 16, 2021

Gender Disparities, Health Disparities, Politics, Public Health, Race

Overturning National Eviction Bans is Institutionalized Racism and Sexism

by Keisha Ray, PhD One of the social determinants of health is housing. Although in my work I discuss&nbs...

May 5, 2021

COVID-19 pandemic, Cultural, Justice, Politics, Vaccines

Patriotism, Rights, and Vaccination

Anne Zimmerman, JD, MS By suggesting a lack of education or a failure to digest vaccination science, the public health o...

April 2, 2021

Children/Adolescents, Clinical Ethics, Cultural, Ethics, Health Policy & Insurance, Health Regulation & Law, HIV/AIDS, Politics, Public Health

Immortal Surgeon General: C. Everett Koop, 40 years on

By Nigel M. de S. Cameron, PhD, MBA The remarkable impact on America of bearded, Presbyterian social conservative C. Eve...

March 27, 2021

Ethics, Health Policy & Insurance, Health Regulation & Law, Politics

Resurrecting the Presidential Commission For The Study of Bioethical Issues With Public En...

by Naomi Scheinerman, PhD The Biden-Harris Administration has a wonderful opportunity, particularly amidst a pandemic in...

March 9, 2021

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