Monthly Archives: March 2016

Orthorexia: A New Eating Disorder?

Shawna Collins describes orthorexia and considers whether it should be an official medical diagnosis.

Zika, Ableism, and Reproductive Healthcare

Celeste Orr critiques the ableism underpinning arguments for women’s access to contraception and abortion in response to the Zika virus.

Clarifying the Assisted Death Recommendations

Maureen Taylor, Jocelyn Downie, and Jennifer Gibson suggest that recent commentaries on official Reports on assisted death in Canada misstate the recommendations made in the Reports and their relationship to the Supreme Court of Canada’s decision in Carter.

The Need to Discuss Death-Hastening Methods

Stuart Chambers discusses an oversight in the Report by the Special Joint Committee on Physician-Assisted Dying.

Not Dead Yet: An Unprincipled Position against Assisted Death

Stuart Chambers calls on Not Dead Yet to re-evaluate the beliefs that have shaped their anti-euthanasia and anti-assisted suicide mindset.