Archives for Month: February 2015

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The Legacy of a Pro-Life Pioneer

February 22, 2015

Dr. Jack Willke has passed away at age 89, the great patriarch of the pro-life movement. Here is how he is remembered in the pages of the National Review: [Dr. Willke] and his wife Barbara dedicated their entire lives to defending the unborn. They were publicly speaking and writing about... View Article

Center for Bioethics Launches New Academic Journal

February 16, 2015

Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons The Center for Bioethics is launching a new peer-reviewed academic journal entitled Bioethics in Faith and Practice: Exploring the Moral Dimension in Healthcare.  From the journal website:   Bioethics in Faith and Practice is a new peer-reviewed professional journal, through the Center for Bioethics at Cedarville... View Article

Is Gene Therapy Playing God?

February 9, 2015

Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons   by Dr. Heather Kuruvilla It was near the end of the class period, and I was trying to explain the difference between regulating gene expression–how genes get turned on and off– and replacing genes.  “It is possible to modify gene regulation biochemically, using a... View Article

Asking the wrong question?

February 2, 2015

  (by guest blogger: Erica Graham) How do we, as a society, decide when someone is mature enough to make their own healthcare decisions?  Recently, the Connecticut Supreme Court ruled that 17 year old Cassandra C. must undergo chemotherapy to treat her Hodgkin’s lymphoma, even though she does not wish... View Article