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Smart Mice, Not-So-Smart People An Interesting and Amusing Guide to Bioethics

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ISBN-10: 074254172X

ISBN-13: 9780742541726

Edition: N/A

Authors: Arthur L. Caplan

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Famed bioethicist Arthur Caplan shares his provocative opinions on all things bioethical.
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/17/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Introduction: Is America Going to Hell?
General Interest
Duty versus Conscience
The Ethics of Brain Imaging
Has Direct-to-Consumer Advertising Gone Too Far?
Ethical Lessons from the Flu Bug
The Colonel Kicks the Habit
Shame on Jeb Bush
Stark Raving Madness
End of Life
Million Dollar Baby
Physician-Assisted Suicide in Oregon
Lessons from Terri Schiavo
Engineering Ourselves
Is Cosmetic Surgery Always Vain?
Face-off over Gene Foods
Heightened Questions about Growth Hormone
Brain Enhancement
Seasonale: Medicine for the Sake of Convenience?
Raffy and the Trouble with Steroids
When Steroids and Politics Mix
ANDi the Fluorescent Monkey
Engineering Plants, Microbes, and Animals
Are Genetically Modified Foods Fit for a Dog?
Miss Cleo, Meet "CC", the Kitty Clone
Whipping Up the Avian Flu
Should Scientists Create New Life?
Smart Mice, Not-So-Smart People
Experimentation Ethics
Testing Biological and Chemical Weapons: Any Volunteers?
Lawsuits Are Not the Answer
Commercial Concerns Should Take a Backseat to Public Awareness
Research Ban at Hopkins a Sign of Ethical Crisis
Research on the Newly Dead
Will We Ever Debunk Our Mythology about Human Subjects Research?
Health Reform
Cause Celebre
Cheap Drugs Are Not the Answer to the African AIDS Crisis-Better Infrastructure Is
Humility or Hubris?
Fiddling While the Health System Burns
No Coverage for Kids a Moral Failure
New World Calls for New Health Care
Our Dying Health Care System
The Moral Tragedy of Chronic Illness
Human Cloning and Stem Cell Research
Cloning: Separating the Science from the Fiction
Cloning Flicks Offer a Moral Lesson
Embryonic Cloning Feat Points to Problems with Bush Policy
Korean Cloning Fraud
Media Bungled Clone Claim Coverage
The End of the Embryonic Stem Cell Debate
Mapping Ourselves
Ethics First, Then Genetics
His Genes, Our Genome
Let's Keep Our Genome in Perspective
"Darwin Vindicated!"
Ready for the Genomic Age?
Unethical Policies Undermine Value of Genetic Testing
Who Needs Bill Gates?
Let's Talk about Sex
Model Eggs
Soldier's Sperm Offers Biological Insurance Policy
Talking Reproductive Responsibility
Test Tube Babies versus Clones
The Problem with "Embryo Adoption"
Are You Ever Too Old to Have a Baby?
The State of Science in the United States
Hullabaloo over MMR Risk Misses the Point
If Science Becomes Politicized, Where Do We Go for Truth?
Is Biomedical Research Too Dangerous to Pursue?
Misusing the Nazi Analogy
How the President's Council on Bioethics Lost Its Credibility
Pray It Ain't So
Who Wins When Religion Squares Off against Science?
Why Are These Nuts Testifying?
Donation and Transplantation of Organs
About Face
Restricting Blood Donations or Mad Cow the Deadlier Threat?
Jumping the Line
Misguided Effort to Ease the Organ Shortage
No Excuse for Blood Donor Bias
Sperm Transplants Should Spur Debate
The Return of Fetal Tissue Transplants
Afterword: What Is Bioethics?
About the Author