A 2009 survey found that medical costs associated with obesity were $147 billion–up from $75 billion in 2003.
The Internet Public Library provides a listing of full-text works. It is a public service organization and a learning/teaching environment at the University of Michigan School of Information.
The Stanford Center for Biomedical Ethics at Stanford University does interdisciplinary research in biomedical ethics. David Magnus is director.
The Center for Biomedical Ethics & Humanities at the University of Virginia combines the study of health care and illness with social science and humanity disciplines. Daniel M. Becker is director.
The Dartmouth College Ethics Institute at Dartmouth College in Hanover, NH focuses on applied and professional ethics, ranging from medical and business ethics to teaching and research ethics. Aine Donovan is director.
The Consortium Ethics Program at the University of Pittsburgh is a regional health care ethics network. It educates health care professional and institutions in clinical health care ethics. Rosa Lynn Pinkus is director.
Read an April 5, 2013, article from Christianity Today about the Christian controversy surrounding the Plan B contraceptive.
Read a June 10, 2013, article from the Associated Press (posted by the Huffington Post) about the federal government’s decision to comply with a New York state judge’s ruling on the Plan B contraceptive. While the Obama administration pushed to make 15 the minimum age at which a female could purchase Plan B without a prescription, […]
Read a May 1, 2013, article from ABC News about the FDA’s decision to make the Plan B contraception available to women 15 and older without a prescription.