How Should We Think About Disability?

by The Hastings Center Published on: July 26, 2017 “Disability advocates and bioethicists have long debated whether it is appropriate for individuals, particularly prospective parents engaged in reproductive decision-making, to “choose disability,” as in the case of a deaf couple who would like to have a deaf child. In the current issue of the Kennedy Institute […]


Manuscript Submission Guidelines: Journal of Palliative Care

Excerpt from the Journal of Palliative Care:  “[The Journal of Palliative Care] recommends that authors follow the Uniform Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Biomedical Journals formulated by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE). There are no fees payable to submit or publishin this journal. Please read the guidelines below then visit the Journal’s submission site to upload […]

from https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/3240869/charlie-gard-high-court-pioneering-treatment/

Could Charlie Gard’s case happen in the United States?

by Susan Scutti CNN July 6, 2017 “(CNN) A beautiful boy born 11 months ago is dying in London. The world watches as his parents battle to keep their child alive. Courts will not allow the hospital to release the baby, Charlie Gard, into the parents’ custody so they can travel to try an experimental treatment. Across […]