Monday, June 28, 2010

Center in the News

A couple of media hits over the weekend about Elena Kagan for US Supreme Court and the conviction of a physician in Kansas.

Elena Kagan 'as liberal as they come' on 'life' issues: Bioethicist
USA Today
June 27, 2010

At, Summer Johnson blogs, “All things considered, Kagan is about as liberal as they come” when it comes to bioethics.

Link: Kagan on Bioethics,, Summer Johnson, PhD

Guilty Verdict Bad News For Chronic Pain Patients?
Kansas Public Radio
June 25, 2010

A federal court jury found Stephen Schneider and his wife, Linda, guilty of prescription practices that led to the deaths of ten patients. In this report Myra Christopher of the Center for Practical Bioethics explains how even legitimate prosecutions may diminish the level of pain relief for patients who need it.

Link: Couple found guilty in Kansas ‘pill mill’ case, The Wichita Eagle, June 25



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