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A New Theory for Gene Ownership

Bill of Health

The story of Henrietta Lacks is surely among the most famous in the history of bioethics, and its facts are well-known. After conducting a biopsy on her tumor, her doctors learned that her cancer cells reproduced uniquely effectively. No doubt her doctors’ behavior was not consistent with today’s standards of informed consent.

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Can Rights Make Any Difference for Access to Health? Insights from a Scoping Review on Constitutional Rights for the WHO Council on the Economics of Health for All

Bill of Health

Luciano Bottini Filho is a Lecturer in Human Rights at Sheffield Hallam University and Affiliated Researcher with the Global Health and Human Rights Project at the Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School.

Bioethics 326
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Does the Right to Health Enhance Patient Rights?

Bill of Health

Health systems should also be built upon a basic set of guidelines and principles, made through legislation or legally enforceable guidance documents, that ensure ethical doctor and patient relationships in medical decision-making and treatment.

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Are we taking patient privacy as seriously as we ought to be?

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Allen said ahead of the conference that she wanted to bring her expertise in law and bioethics to bear on problems of great concern to healthcare and technology and would focus her discussion on data exchange and patient privacy. The new narrative affects not only data privacy, but it affects "the basic experience of going to the doctor."

Bioethics 335
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A Precautionary Approach to Touch in Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy

Bill of Health

She teaches Psychedelic Bioethics at The Ohio State University, and she previously completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the Department of Bioethics at the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Emma Tumilty, PhD is a bioethicist and lecturer in the School of Medicine at Deakin University.

Bioethics 359
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Misleading, Coercive Language in Bills Barring Trans Youth Access to Gender Affirming Care

Bill of Health

In their pediatricians’ offices, they will not be able to receive validating treatment or even have frank discussions with their doctors, even if their doctors want to support them. Her areas of interest include health equity, bioethics, and patient-centered clinical care.

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Neurorehabilitation and Recovery: Going Through Hell

Bill of Health

This semester I’m teaching Bioethics and Constitutional Law. Because twice, doctors told members of my family that due to brain injury, I was about to die. The other doctors and therapists told me I was brain damaged, and that everyone knows the brain cannot heal. By Leslie C. I’m a tenured law professor at UNLV.

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