Monthly Archives: October 2014
After Plasma: Are Blood Stem Cells Next?
Jason Behrmann and Vardit Ravitsky argue that payment for plasma could lead to the commodification of bone-marrow stem cells in a way that could compromise certain values underlying Canadian healthcare.
Is Medicinal Marijuana Bad Medicine?
David Moscrop argues that Canadian debates concerning medicinal marijuana should be empirically grounded.
Left Out In The Cold: Seven Reasons Not To Freeze Your Eggs
Françoise Baylis criticizes including egg freezing as part of employee benefits packages.
Developing Innovative Curricula in Public Health Ethics Using an Empirical Approach
Jason Behrmann, Marie-Josée Potvin, Vardit Ravitsky, and Bryn Williams-Jones argue that curriculum improvements are needed to support Canadian ethics educators in their training of future public health professionals
The Ongoing HPV Controversy in Canada
Juliet Guichon calls upon readers to help parents receive accurate scientific information from publicly funded school boards about vaccination that can help their children avoid certain cancers.