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Selling the Fantasy of Fertility — NYT Opinion

September 12, 2013 • Posted in Atlas

“Selling the Fantasy of Fertility”

By Miriam Zoll and Pamela Tsigdinos

11 September 2013

Myriad Genetics CEO Claims He Owns Your Genes — Forbes

April 17, 2013 • Posted in Atlas

Steven Salzberg, Contributor

Published 13 April 2013

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Philadelphia Abortion Clinic Horror: Column —

April 14, 2013 • Posted in Atlas

By Kirsten Powers

Originally published 11 April 2013

We’ve forgotten what belongs on Page One.

The Ovolution of the Three-Parent Embryo

June 17, 2012 • Posted in Blog
By D. Joy Riley, M.D., M.A. Executive Director The Tennessee Center for Bioethics & Culture The United Kingdom presented the rest of the world with Louise Joy Brown in July, 1978, the first test-tube baby.  They convened what became known as the Warnock Committee to advise Parliament regarding the new reproductive technologies:  “what policies and safeguards should be applied, including consideration of the social, ethical, and legal implications of these developments, and to make recommendations.” (Warnock, A Question of Life, 4.)  The Warnock Committee by a slim margin approved a variety of reproductive adventures, including more

Donor treatments for mitochondrial DNA disorders are ethical — Nuffield Council on Bioethics (Press Release)

June 14, 2012 • Posted in Atlas

THE STATE of the Union — On Hormones

February 9, 2012 • Posted in Blog

By D. Joy Riley, M.D., M.A.

A few days ago, I received an unsolicited e-mail from “Stephanie Cutter,” <[email protected]>.  It read in part,

Here’s some big news that’s going to affect millions of women.

On Friday, the Obama administration announced that soon women won’t have to pay out of pocket for birth control: Starting August 1st, many insurance plans nationwide will be required to fully cover contraception without co-pays or deductibles. Thanks to the Affordable Care Act, more women can make health care decisions based on what’s best for them — more

Crime and Transplants — Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics Bulletin

May 6, 2011 • Posted in Medicine & Health