Policy & Ethics

The late politician and sociologist Daniel Patrick Moynihan coined the phrase "defining deviancy down" to describe the tendency of societies to respond to destructive behaviors by lowering standards for what is permissible. Texas physician Dr.
On March 19, Representative Greg Murphy, (R., N.C.), a medical doctor, introduced the Embracing anti-Discrimination, Unbiased Curricula,
Alabama’s recent decision holding that embryos are considered children (albeit undone by the state’s legislature, but still regarded as valid in other states) reflects the current views of some legislatures, judges, and portions of society.
There's a disturbing item in the news from Japan where at least five people have died (more likely to follow) of kidney fa
A dozen or so states have laws that could subject IVF facilities to civil liability and even criminal prosecution.
This week, Idaho’s Republican Governor Brad Little signed HB 617 into law.
The process of IVF necessarily entails creating "excess" embryos – the just “in case” ones used if the first round doesn’
With few exceptions, the New York Times's coverage of the real story of the opioid crisis – too few pills, not too many – has been
Vaccine expert Dr. Paul Offit joins Cameron English and Dr. Chuck Dinerstein on Episode 67 of the Science Dispatch podcast to answers these questions and discuss his new book:
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