Tag: equality

Tag: equality

The Ethics of Intersex Surgeries
July 11, 2023 Gender Naina Bhardwa

Focus on Hearts, Not Parts: The Ethics of Youth Intersex Surgeries By Naina Bhardwaj What does it mean to “do good” for a child? How much control should parents get over their children’s bodies? When is it necessary to operate on a child without their consent? These are questions raised by the issue of youth

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Ethics of Male Birth Control
July 11, 2023 Gender Sahana Kapoor

His Body… His Responsibility? The Ethical Implications of New Male Birth Control Options By Sahana Kapoor Male contraception has long been an area of scientific exploration and debate, offering the potential for greater reproductive autonomy as well as sharing the burden of contraception between partners. While the focus of birth control has primarily been directed

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An Exploration of Achondroplasia Through a Surgical Lens
February 15, 2023 Genetically Modified Life Ariel Sykes

“Treatment” of an Identity: An Exploration of Achondroplasia Through a Surgical Lens By Elynn Chang Table of Contents Introduction Identity Achondroplasia Stakeholders Values Conclusion Introduction With a limb-lengthening treatment brochure in your hand, sitting alone in the doctor’s office you stand up and you look at yourself in the mirror. You repeatedly ask yourself, “Why

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The Ethics of Pharmaceutical Pricing
June 1, 2022 Vision of Justice Giordan I. '23

Profit vs Access: An Ethical Commentary to Pharmaceutical Pricing in Relation to Patient Access By Giordan Ismael Medical costs have been drastically increasing for many Americans. One factor that has influenced increases in the healthcare spending category is the increase of prescription drugs. Currently, there are limited regulations regarding the pricing for prescription drugs which

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