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05/19/2018 - 12:43pm

Join me at the 2018 ACP Michigan Conference, this October, in Lansing. 

Wednesday, October 10, 2018...

05/19/2018 - 11:05pm
Vouloir transgresser les limites de la biologie humaine, pour vivre beaucoup plus longtemps en bonne santé par exemple, n’est pas quelque chose de nouveau. En fait, ce désir est aussi ancien que l’humanité - un désir presque primordial, enfantin (sans connotation négative), viscéral, comme celui de voler.
05/18/2018 - 1:20pm

What is poop? Is it a drug? Is it a bodily tissue? Is it a little of both? Then, is the transplant itself a procedure? That’s a whole other regulatory category

05/18/2018 - 1:08pm

Nina Notman asks whether chemists should be giving more consideration to the ethics of their research. With comments from our Alan Regenberg

05/18/2018 - 12:45pm

Our Jeremy Greene, a professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine said that this was an important first step, but pointed out that shame, alone, may not be a powerful enough incentive to change behavior

05/18/2018 - 4:00am

The Hemlock Society of San Diego has posted a video of my presentation on VSED at Final Exit Network's recent Dying in the Americas conference. Unfortunately, it focuses on me rather than on the several hundred visually reinforcing slides I used. ...

05/18/2018 - 4:00am
The Hemlock Society of San Diego has posted a video of my presentation on VSED at Final Exit Network's recent Dying in the Americas conference. Unfortunately, it focuses on me rather than on the several hundred visually reinforcing slides I used.  
05/17/2018 - 11:54pm

Readers of this blog probably saw this week’s news that a California judge blocked the state’s End of Life Options Act, the one that legalized doctor-assisted suicide in California.  The law passed after apparent failure in a regular California Legislature session, when its sponsors brought it up again in a special session that was supposed to be about Medicaid funding.  The judge said that inserting... // Read More »