Ethics & Medicine Volume 24:1 Spring 2008

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Editorial
Genetically Enhancing Athletes?
C. Ben Mitchell, PhD

GUEST COMMENTARY
How do Doctors Become Killers?
Ronald Pies, MD

GREY MATTERS
In the Twilight of Aging, A Twinkle of Hope
William P. Cheshire, Jr., MD

CLINICAL ETHICS DILEMMAS
Is It Permissable to Shut Off the Pacemaker?
Ferdinand D. Yates, Jr., MD, MA and Robert D. Orr, MD, CM

Uses of Biblical, Theological, and Religious Rhetoric by Cloning Advocates: A Critique
Dennis L. Durst, MDiv, PhD

Differences Between Behaviours of Female Patients From Poland and Belarussia After Natural Miscarriage and Induced Abortion
Magdalena Szymanska, MD, PhD and Bogdan Chazan, MD, PhD

Contemporary Medicine: Applied Human Science or Technological Enterprise?
Sylvie Fortin, PhD, Fernando Alvarez, MD, Gilles Bibeau, PhD, and Danielle Laudy, PhD

Finding Ethically Acceptable Solutions for Therapeutic Human Stem Cell Research
John R. Meyer, MS, DDS, STD

Book Reviews
Last Rights: Rescuing the End of Life from the Medical System
By Stephen P. Kiernan. New York: St. Marin’s, 2006.
ISBN 0-312-34224-1-1; 275 pages, Hardcover, $25.95
Reviewed b y David C. Cramer, who is currently finishing MDiv and Ma (Philosophy of Religion) degrees at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School, Deerfield, Illinois, USA

Hardwired Behavior: What Neuroscience Reveals about Morality
By Laurence Tancredi. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005.
ISBN 10 0-521-86001-6; 226 pages, Hardcover, $28.99
Reviewed by Susan M. Haack, MC, MA(Bioethics), FACOG, who is consultative gynecologist at Mile Bluff Medical Center in Mauston, Wisconsin, USA

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