Commentary/Opinions

July 11, 2022

Healthcare organizations are trying to make headway against ingrained patterns of inequitable care, an NEJM commentary notes.

July 6, 2022

Bioethicist offers reasons to have a document that would guide global distribution of vaccines and medications during pandemics.

May 25, 2022

Even as more older people want, or need, to extend their careers, ageism's societal influence can pose an obstacle. 

May 10, 2022

An analysis suggests that other criteria have a more ethical basis to help decide which patients to prioritize for lifesaving care.

December 31, 2021

While pandemic news drove visits, advances in other areas of medicine and biomedical science also piqued interest.

November 15, 2021

A journal essay argues that Western societies could benefit from acknowledging social robots' relational value.

October 8, 2021

Millions of people in low-income countries should have basic vaccine protection first, two bioethicists argue.

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May 19, 2021

Over the past 15 months, face masking has proven its value as an intervention against the transmission of COVID-19, says Dr.

May 3, 2021

An analysis argues that embracing an African-based ethic of solidarity will yield a fairer global response to disease outbreaks.

January 26, 2021

A network of U.S. biomedical engineering researchers calls to end funding discrimination against Black scientists.

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