Monthly Archives: September 2013

Being and Becoming Compromised: Conflicts of Interest in Bioethics

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It is Time to Shed Sunshine on Informed Consent

Most patients realize doctors receive gifts from the pharmaceutical and device- manufacturing industry. When we see industry logos on pens, clocks and posters, we don’t assume the doctors ordered these items from the merch page of these companies, but most … Continue reading

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Corporate Greed Is Not The Problem

In the battle between conservatives and progressives, we are generally presented with a false dilemma. We are expected to choose between two positions: 1. Corporate greed is evil. 2. Profit is what drives innovation and improvements to our standards of … Continue reading

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How Facebook may secretly foil your activist plans

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Crime Stoppers Gets it Wrong … Again

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Naomi Klein: Green groups may be more damaging than climate deniers

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On Pharma-Funded Ethicists

Is it ever ethical for an ethicist to accept industry funding?

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Why EMRs Are Crucial To Patient Satisfaction

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How to Destroy Education (And a Nation)

Instead of having instructors rate the scholastic achievements of their students according to effort and ability, rate the performance of instructors by how many of their students pass the class (or a standardized test). Alternatively, rate the performance of teachers … Continue reading

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Three Indigenous murdered for defending their territory in Honduras

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