When we buy fruit at the grocery store, we often fail to realize the intensive and undervalued human labor that goes into growing and harvesting that fruit.
Given the threat to public health, what bar should a claim to philosophical exemption from vaccination need to clear?
Societal acceptance of physician-assisted suicide has been growing, but the costs aren't always so easy to see.
A powerful new antidepressant is set to hit the market, but should the FDA be in the business of fast-tracking drug approval based on need?
The recent measles outbreak in Washington should prompt us to reexamine how we balance public health and individual religious conviction.
This article examines the ethical implications of measuring the purity of the ingredients drugs so recreational users can be informed about the substances.
What should our outlook be on "medically induced" happiness? Is it the same as "natural" happiness?
Pinterest quietly removed anti-vaccination content from the site, making both 'anti-vax' and 'vaccine' unsearchable. Was this the right thing to do?
Gene editing is controversial for many reasons, but it's especially thorny when it comes to issues such as selective abortion, disease, and disability.
We've been taught from a young age to wash our hands frequently and use powerful disinfectants to clean our homes. But how clean is too clean?