Monthly Archives: September 2014

Debunking the Myth About Access to Palliative Care

Jocelyn Downie and Georgia Lloyd-Smith dispute the oft-repeated claim that current rates of access to palliative care in Canada are between 16%-30%.

Accountability for Research Misconduct

Zubin Master suggests that institutions bear some moral responsibility for research misconduct

How We Learned Not to Drop the E-Bomb

Jeremy Snyder and Valorie A. Crooks explain why they avoid using the word “ethics” on their Medical Tourism website.

Should Teen Boys with Cancer Freeze their Sperm?

Angel Petropanagos considers the barriers to decision-making about fertility preservation for adolescent males with cancer

“No Rainbow Families” and the Problem with Race-based Reproduction Policies

Catherine Clune-Taylor suggests that we should target institutional and interpersonal racism rather than restrict individual reproductive choice

Which Lives are you “Pro”?

Andrew Fenton and Letitia Meynell defend Richard Dawkins’ claim that “pro-life” ethics should also be “pro-animal”

A Response to Richard Dawkins on Down Syndrome

Chris Kaposy argues that Richard Dawkins is wrong about what it is like to live with Down syndrome.