Category Disability

Join the Debate on Human Genome Editing!

Yeyang Su invites Impact Ethics readers to mark their calendars for the second International Summit on Human Genome Editing.

The Privacy Implications of Human DNA Sequencing

Landon J. Getz explores the privacy minefield of commercial DNA Sequencing, and how it has become relevant in recent news.

Our Ambivalence about Down Syndrome

Chris Kaposy argues that more people should choose to have children with Down syndrome.

My FDA-approved Buckle: A Regulated Intervention

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

Dementia, Advance Directives & MAiD

Valentina Romano reasons that allowing future-oriented medical assistance in dying requests by persons with dementia may be at odds with respecting their personhood.

Moral Injuries for Military Personnel and Veterans

Kaitlin Wynia reasons that the phenomenon of moral injuries promises important insights into the value of interdisciplinary approaches to understanding health issues for military personnel and veterans.