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Time for Pharmacies to Stop Selling Tobacco by Soulful Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bioethics   (By Douglas Anderson, PharmD, DPh) A recent study has revealed that 6% of patients receiving medications for chronic lung disorders also bought cigarettes ... Read on »
The Ethics of Ebola (31) by Soulful Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bioethics My colleague, epidemiologist and public health expert Dr. Ginger Cameron, joins me to discuss the ethics of the current Ebola crisis. We ask some important ques ... Read on »
Could GMOs Help Solve Global Health Issues? by Soulful Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bioethics (By Dr. Heather Kuruvilla) Genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, are often portrayed as unnatural, potentially harmful, and just plain scary. Like any techno ... Read on »
Could GMOs Help Solve Global Health Issues? by Soulful Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bioethics (By Dr. Heather Kuruvilla) Genetically modified organisms, or GMOs, are often portrayed as unnatural, potentially harmful, and just plain scary. Like any techno ... Read on »
CedarEthics: New Student Papers by Soulful Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bioethics The Center for Bioethics is happy to announce the latest edition in our online journal of outstanding student bioethics papers. For example, in her paper, “Ethical Dut ... Read on »
Pro-Life: A Broader Meaning by Soulful Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bioethics (By Dr. Heather Kuruvilla) What do you think of when you hear the term “pro-life?” Do anti-abortion protestors come to mind? Do you imagine volunteers faithfull ... Read on »
Ezekiel Emanuel is Wrong by Soulful Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bioethics Physician-ethicist Ezekiel Emanuel seems to love being at the center of controversy. One of the architects of Affordable Care Act, he is director of Clinical Bioethics at ... Read on »
Death Panels Redux? by Soulful Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bioethics A recent report by the Institute of Medicine is entitled: Dying in America. Among other things, it documents how poorly Americans understand their options at the end of li ... Read on »
Slippery Slope: Euthanasia in Belgium (30) by Soulful Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bioethics Belgium legalized euthanasia in 2002, amid reassurances that the practice would be used only under desperate circumstances. In the U.S., where euthanasia is illegal ... Read on »
Religious Freedom Summit Coming to Cedarville by Soulful Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bioethics Religious freedom is under assault in our nation today. The battle line has been drawn between a Christian voice in public affairs and a naked public square, devoid ... Read on »
Cold Buckets and Wet Blankets by Soulful Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bioethics As many of you know, the ALS “Ice Bucket Challenge” has gone viral. Folks all over the world are dumping ice water on their heads to raise awareness and money to fight Amy ... Read on »
The Pain of Being “Left-Over” by Soulful Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bioethics Ever since the first “test-tube” baby in 1978, reproductive technologies such as in vitro fertilization (IVF) have led to a host of ethical conundrums. In order to ... Read on »
Some Final Thoughts on Gosnell by Soulful Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bioethics The verdicts are all in, and the sentences have all been laid out. Last month, the last of ten co-defendants was sentenced in the grisly murder trial of abortion do ... Read on »
The Hobby Lobby Victory and Conscience Rights by Soulful Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bioethics The wait is over, and one of the most hotly-contested debates of our modern day has been resolved. By a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that Hobby Lo ... Read on »
Physicians and Lethal Injection by Soulful Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bioethics Our justice system is embroiled in controversy in recent years, over a procedure that a majority of Americans support: the death penalty. Older methods, including f ... Read on »
Can the Unborn Feel Pain? by Soulful Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bioethics The past few months have seen an increase in state bans on late-term abortion, at 20 weeks or later. No one claims that such bills will have a huge impact, since th ... Read on »
Can We Learn from Peter Singer? by Soulful Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bioethics by guest blogger Tyler John, senior philosophy major In a recent Cedarville University chapel message, Southern Seminary President Albert Mohler spoke at length about ... Read on »
CedarEthics Online: Latest Student Papers by Soulful Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bioethics The Center for Bioethics is happy to announce the latest edition in our online journal of outstanding student bioethics papers. For example, honors student Michelle Frazer ... Read on »
Keeping the Dream Alive (29) by Soulful Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bioethics In his recent Chapel address on Martin Luther King Day, criminal justice professor Patrick Oliver gave a powerful exposition on God, government, and freedom. Borrow ... Read on »
Legal Personhood for Chimpanzees? by Soulful Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Bioethics by Elisha Injeti, Center for Bioethics Fellow On December 2nd of this past year, the definition of a “legal person” was officially challenged in a court of law ... Read on »