An expert explains what the process looks like for both genders and why we need to increase access to fertility clinics.
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Experts from Harvard and Mayo Clinic explain how medical eponyms can go awry and place honor on criminals or even the wrong person.
Dr. Brooke Ellison, a quadriplegic, and Dr. Jeffrey Bishop explore the many ethical decisions that surround end-of-life care.
Experts explain how the disabled community is often left behind in society, medicine, and bioethics.
How to keep your kids safe in pools this summer. It’s time for camping, grilling, and avoiding mosquitoes. New treatments for eye disease may be right around the corner. Forget about our digital fingerprints, our actual DNA can be found almost anywhere in the world.
Experts explain how this technology is helping police track down the guilty – and why your genetic privacy is still safe.
Even with a growing awareness of mental health, researchers say our compassion for those with mental illness hasn’t improved. Dr. Melanie Rosen, an assistant professor of philosophy, thinks the lack of societal empathy could be fixed in our sleep.
According to Georgetown University’s Health Policy Institute, 66% of all U.S. adults use prescription drugs – and a majority of those are generic. So why don’t we know where these products are made?
Dr. Emiliano Santarnecchi hopes to use the placebo effect as a supplemental therapy to medicinal treatments. He discusses the potential applications, as well as the ethical dilemma behind this idea.
The mental health app industry skyrocketed during the pandemic. But how helpful are these programs? Dr. Stephanie Collier discusses the dangers of using these apps, many of which have no scientific evidence of successfully treating mental health.
Though many countries have outlawed commercial surrogacy, states in America are beginning to legalize it. Experts weigh in on the ethical implications of commercialized surrogacy.
As production for a new lithium mine in Nevada gears up, the company behind the project reveals how they’re reducing the public health threats of the mining.