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Metabioethics and Biomedicine

by Cardinal Javier Lozano Barragán

A diligent pastor and ever meticulous scholar, the President of the Pontifical Council for Health Pastoral Care offers us, in this work, a further demonstration of his catechetic talent and theological depth....


Making Sense of Intersex

by Ellen K. Feder

Putting the ethical tools of philosophy to work, Ellen K. Feder seeks to clarify how we should understand "the problem" of intersex. Adults often report that medical interventions they underwent as children...


The Moral Discourse of Health in Modern Cairo

by Mohammed Tabishat

In The Moral Discourse of Health in Modern Cairo: Persons, Bodies, and Organs, Mohammed Tabishat posits that health care practices in Egypt constitute an index to read the way political, economic, and social...


How to Build a Better Human

by Gregory E. Pence

Medicine has recently discovered spectacular tools for human enhancement. Yet to date, it has failed to use them well, in part because of ethical objections. Meanwhile, covert attempts flourish to enhance with...


Creative Arts in Humane Medicine

by Cheryl L. McLean

Creative Arts in Humane Medicine is a book for medical educators, practitioners, students and those in the allied health professions who wish to learn how the arts can contribute toward a more caring and empathic...


Taking Biology Seriously

by Inmaculada Melo-Martín

Discussions of human biology and its consequences for ethics and public policy are often misguided. Both proponents and critics of behavioral genetics, reproductive cloning, and genetic testing have mistaken...


Mass Hysteria

by Rebecca Kukla

In Mass Hysteria, Rebecca Kukla examines the present-day medical and cultural practices surrounding pregnancy, new motherhood, and infant feeding. In the late-eighteenth century, the configuration of the maternal...


Ethics by Committee

by Micah D. Hester

Ethics by Committee was developed for the tens of thousands of people across the United States serve on hospital and other healthcare ethics committees (HECs). Experts in bioethics, clinical consultation, health...


Me Medicine vs. We Medicine

by Donna Dickenson

Personalized healthcare—or what the award-winning author Donna Dickenson calls "Me Medicine"—is radically transforming our longstanding "one-size-fits-all" model. Technologies such as direct-to-consumer...


Feminist, Queer, Crip

by Alison Kafer

In Feminist, Queer, Crip Alison Kafer imagines a different future for disability and disabled bodies. Challenging the ways in which ideas about the future and time have been deployed in the service of compulsory...


Framing ADHD Children

by Adam Rafalovich

Framing ADHD Children explores the three social worlds of Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder: the home, classroom, and clinic. Through intensive interviews with teachers, parents, clinicians, and ADHD...


Happy-People-Pills for All

by Mark Walker

Happy-People-Pills for All explores current theories of happiness while demonstrating the need to develop advanced pharmacological agents for the enhancement of our capacity for happiness and wellbeing.

  • Presents...


Positive Ethics for Mental Health Professionals

by Sharon K. Anderson & Mitchell M. Handelsman

Develop a practical and comprehensive view of professional ethics

In the newly updated Second Edition of Positive Ethics for Mental Health Professionals: A Proactive Approach, distinguished psychologists Drs....


Oh Sis, You’re Pregnant!

by Shanicia Boswell

Shanicia Boswell manages to tackle some hard topics and mix them in with her own experiences. She is speaking to an audience that has trusted her for years to share hers and others’ birth experiences. She...


Ethics and Epidemiology

by Steven S. Coughlin & Angus Dawson

Since its first publication in 1996, Ethics and Epidemiology has been an invaluable resource for practicing public health professionals and MPH students around the world. This third edition presents an international...


Medical Ethics

by Emmanuel Adu Addai

This paper presents a review of the history of medical ethics and applies the concepts and principles of medical ethics and morality to the clinical health-care setting. It investigates the relationship between...


Modifying Our Genes

by Alexander Massmann & Keith R. Fox

If our bodies could do more things, would our lives be better? Genome editing is a rapidly developing technology that can modify human genes. It can cure heritable diseases, but we could even make certain genetic...


Pharmaceutical Ethics and Health Care Access

by Richard George Boudreau

A fragmented health care industry combined with longer life expectancies is helping to push up the price of prescription drugs.

While pharmaceutical manufacturers point to increased costs of research and development...


The 60% Solution

by Todd Furniss

The 60% Solution offers a bold new vision of how to radically improve the availability and affordability of healthcare by focusing on five critical components:

  1. Emphasizing primary care,
  2. Clarifying pricing
  3. Standardizing...


The 60% Solution

by Todd Furniss

The 60% Solution should be required reading for political and industry leaders focused on healthcare reform. Timely, insightful and comprehensible. - Eric Affeldt Chairman, Vail Health

The 60% Solution makes...