Monthly Archives: April 2014

Methods and Discipline in an Interconnected Bioethics

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Gender Disparity: Paycheck Fairness Act is not enough

Before I start, let me say that I support any effort to address wage inequality and I believe strongly in the right to equal pay for equal work. If the Paycheck Fairness Act helps to bring more equity to the … Continue reading

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Doctors, Patients and Bad Bedside Manners

Protecting the rights of patients will come from patients first. The more stories patients share of their experiences, the more prepared all patients and prospective patients will be to face their interactions with healthcare providers.

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Is there a wrong way to grieve?

Over the past few months, I’ve written of several philosophers of the ancient past who taught that grief should not overwhelm us before themselves becoming overwhelmed by grief. Stoic philosophers taught that we should understand that death is nothing to … Continue reading

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