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Health Regulation & Law, Justice, Pharmaceuticals, Politics, Public Health, Reproductive Ethics, Uncategorized

Confusion and Conscientious Objection in Arizona

by Steven H. Miles, MD and Arthur Caplan, Ph.D. Nicole Mone Arteaga was trying to get pregnant. It had been difficult fo...

July 1, 2018

Cultural, Politics, Professional Ethics, Uncategorized

Mainstream and Conservative: Different Flavors of Bioethics

by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. As part of my Bioethics in Society: Critical Studies of Bioethics course, students have noticed ...

March 7, 2018

Medical Humanities, Uncategorized

New Graphic Medicine at AJOB

by Eric S. Swirsky, JD, MA It is my privilege to introduce the health humanities community to the work of biomedical vis...

January 12, 2018

Ethics, Politics, Social Justice, Uncategorized

“It’s a beautiful thing: The destruction of words”

by Craig Klugman, Ph.D. “It’s a beautiful thing, the destruction of words. Of course the great wastage is in...

December 18, 2017

OPC, Uncategorized

Teaching Better Communication: A Bootcamp Experience

This post is written in response to Ubel, Scherr and Fagerlin’s target article, “Empowerment Failure: How Sh...

November 13, 2017


America’s (3D Printed) Gun Problem

by Amanda Zink, J.D. Last week, Facebook and Instagram banned gun sales on their platforms. Despite the outcry after eac...

February 1, 2016


Dr. Gerald Koocher’s Response: Comments on the Hoffman report

In response to an invitation to reply to the recent blog post by Steven Miles, Dr. Gerald Koocher sent the following att...

July 16, 2015

Health Regulation & Law, Public Health, Uncategorized

The American Psychological Association Interrogation Policy and Dr. Gerald Koocher, AAAS ...

by Steven Miles, M.D. A recent 542-page report describes a damning collaboration between the American Psychological Asso...

July 15, 2015

Psychiatric Ethics, Uncategorized

Dead Babies, Dead Mothers. Let’s start by reducing the stigma of mental illness

Andrea Kalfoglou, Ph.D. Last month, a tragedy unfolded in Manitoba, Canada. On Wednesday, July 24th two children, a 3 ye...

August 15, 2013


Even 12-Year-Olds Understand Healthcare Reform

If you want to know how easy and intuitive it is to understand the individual mandate, watch this video with Peter Ubel ...

July 14, 2012


AJOB’s Influence Increases Again as Reuters/ISI Impact Factors Released

The 2011 Reuters/ISI/Thomson Journal Citation Index has been released, and we are proud to announce that The American Jo...

June 29, 2012

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