Medicine

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Concussion deals blow to NFL’s image

By Bob Brown
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Movies | In 2012, retired 43-year-old National Football League (NFL) linebacker great Junior Seau committed suicide. Later that year, 25-year-old Jovan Belcher of the…

Boston hospital expels doctor over LGBT views

By Sophia Lee
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Religious Liberty | Paul Church argued Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center should not promote unhealthy lifestyles

Will uterus transplants eventually violate all natural boundaries?

Will uterus transplants eventually violate all natural boundaries?

By D. Joy Riley
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Medicine | The Cleveland Clinic this month announced it would begin a clinical trial of uterus transplants—taking uteri from dead women and transplanting them into…

India moves to ban surrogacy for foreign couples

By Courtney Crandell
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Family | The Indian government released an official letter to fertility clinics last week that bans them from contracting surrogates to foreigners. Though the Bombay…

The nuclear option

The nuclear option

By James Marroquin
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Medicine | Should we create children with DNA from three parents?

Battling the biological clock

By Emily Belz
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Medicine | More young people are turning to fertility treatments like in vitro fertilization, but often without considering the ethical problems, failure rates, or…

Midday Roundup: Washington rolls out the red carpet for Pope Francis

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Popemania. Pope Francis traveled through Washington, D.C., this morning in a slow-moving motorcade past throngs of excited well-wishers on his way to meet…

Virginia loosens safety requirements for abortion facilities

By Courtney Crandell
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Abortion | Virginia’s State Board of Health voted last Thursday to weaken abortion facility regulations instituted four years ago. The moves sends the state on a…

Life after death

Life after death

By Daniel James Devine
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Vaccinations | Where vaccines saving millions of lives are derived from the tissue of aborted children, is it ethical to use them?

Vaccines & Viruses: Vaccine-derived polio breaks out in Ukraine and Mali

By Daniel James Devine
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Vaccines & Viruses | Polio problems. Last week, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced polio had paralyzed a 4-year-old and 10-month-old in Ukraine, marking Europe’s…

Obamacare rule mandates doctors, hospitals provide transgender treatment

Obamacare rule mandates doctors, hospitals provide transgender treatment

By Daniel James Devine
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Healthcare | The Obama administration has proposed a new rule that would ban “discrimination” against transgender patients at federally funded hospitals and doctors’

Not for everyone

Not for everyone

By Julie Borg
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Science | Risks may outweigh benefits of statin use for some

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