Tag Archives: social media

Sexual Assault in Medical Contexts

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

Analytics and the Prevention of Suicide

Greg Horne describes how data on social media can be used to identify and concentrate resources on groups who are at risk of suicide.

Using Social Media to Sell Prescription Drugs

Jean-Christophe Bélisle-Pipon and Stanislav Birko consider how direct-to-consumer marketing of prescription drugs using social media might be prevented by amending Canada’s Food and Drug Regulations.

Wait lists: Barriers to Trans Healthcare

Zack Marshall calls for comprehensive strategies to address long wait lists and other barriers to the provision and use of trans healthcare services.

Facial Recognition Software and Improved Organ Donor Matching

Linda Wright briefly explains “hoped-for” GeneSetMatch technology and highlights problems for informed consent and public trust.

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: Doing Good, Even if for the Wrong Reason

Samantha Brennan considers the ethical tensions in the ALS ice bucket challenge.