Medicine

Genetic Testing: A Right Not to Know

The other day I picked up an article from The Wall Street Journal that caught my attention for many reasons. I have always personally...

A Pro-Choice Argument for Investigating Planned Parenthood

Dismissed by some as pro-life fear-mongering, evaluating Planned Parenthood's fetal tissue donation program can actually serve pro-choice goals.

Dying with Dignity

Death with dignity is increasingly becoming a prominent social issue. In November, 29-year-old Brittany Maynard decided to end her life after receiving a prognosis...

How Suicide Became a Treatment

Belgium's struggles with the ethics of euthanasia illuminates questions about assisted suicide as medical practice.

The Over-Treatment Paradox

Why do doctors rarely use the same end-of-life treatments they prescribe?

Optimizing the IRB

Lengthy and sometimes secretive, is it time for institutional review boards to be standardized?

The Necessity of Vaccination

The introduction of vaccines was one of the biggest leaps in medical history.  To think that one could be permanently immune to a specific disease...
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$10 Million Endowed to Fund Prindle

Prindle Intern Suzanne Spencer '14 reporting on $14.4 million in new gifts in Spring 2014, including an estate gift from Janet Prindle for continued...

Cannabis and Cancer

An Australian man was arrested and stripped of his parental rights after treating his 2-year-old daughter with cannabis oil. Adam Koessler's daughter has been...

Moral Concerns About Breast Cancer Treatment

As cancer becomes increasingly prevalent in our society, cancer screening and treatment have developed into some of the most expensive and important facets of...