Category Clinical Ethics

My FDA-approved Buckle: A Regulated Intervention

Michele Battle-Fisher calls for deeper ethical scrutiny of unregulated and experimental medical interventions.

Sexual Assault in Medical Contexts

Celeste Orr considers routine sexual assault of people with intersex traits.

Choice, not ‘Reflex’: Routine Prenatal Screening

Vardit Ravitsky warns that routine Non-invasive Prenatal Screening can undermine women’s reproductive autonomy and she calls for broad societal changes and policies that help promote individual choice.

Doctors, Taxes, & the Canadian Medical Association

Ben Diepeveen discusses the Canadian Medical Association’s troubles framing its opposition to federal tax reform as an issue of patient welfare.

CAR-T cells: A drive to the future of cancer treatment

Conrad Fernandez describes the ethical challenges related to the use of CAR T-cell therapy for cancer patients.

Human Milk Banking in Guatemala City: All for All

Martha Paynter compares human milk banking practices in Guatemala City and Atlantic Canada.

Blinded by the Promise of Stem Cell Treatments

Alan F. Cruess cautions against the use of unproven stem cell ‘treatments.’