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Friday Newsletter

November 9


Seeing Things? Hearing Things? Many of Us Do,
Oliver Sacks,
The
New York Times
, November 4
th
, 2012

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/04/opinion/sunday/seeing
-
things
-
hearing
-
things
-
many
-
of
-
us
-
do.html


What’s Good, When, and Why? New Research on Em
otion
Regulations Focuses on Resilience
, Eric Jaffe
, APS Observer

(vo. 25,
No. 9)
, Association for Scientific Psychology, November, 2012

http://www.psychologicalscience.org/index.php/publications/observer/
2012/november
-
12/positively
-
negative.html#.UJu_BIWhC70


Chance of surgery, care quality vary
by region,
Jayne O’Donnell,
USA Today
, October 30, 2012

http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/personalfinance/2012/10/30/h
ospital
-
quality
-
care
-
surgery
-
doctors
-
training/1660819/


Pla
nned Parenthood stays in Texas women’s health program, Will
Weissert,
Huffington Post
, October 31, 2012

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/
10/31/planned
-
parenthood
-
texas_n_2051514.html?utm_hp_ref=politics


Policy Paper: Myriad turns cancer genetic date into trade secrets,
Monya Baker, Newsblog, Science, October 31, 2012

http://blogs.nature.com/news/2012/10/policy
-
paper
-
myriad
-
turns
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cancer
-
genetic
-
data
-
into
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trade
-
secrets.html


Noam Chomsky on where artificial intelligence went wrong, Yarden
Katz,
The Atlantic
, November 1, 2
012

http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2012/11/noam
-
chomsky
-
on
-
where
-
artificial
-
intelligence
-
went
-
wrong/261637
/


Cellular therapy wave finally cresting, Lee Buckler, JD, and Enal
Razvi, PhD,
GEN
, Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News,
November l, 2012

http://www.
genengnews.com/gen
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articles/cellular
-
therapy
-
wave
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finally
-
cresting/4582/


Com
ing to terms: New noninvasive me
thods of selecting the most
viable embryo could revolutionize in vitro fertilization, Anna Ajduk and
Magdalena Zernicka
-
Geotz,
The Scientist
, Novem
ber 1, 2012

http://www.the
-
scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/32998/title/Coming
-
to
-
Terms/


A parable of health
-
care rationing, Anne Jolis,
The Wall
Street
Journal,

November l, 2012

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB100014240529702048463045780912
42949697784.html


Ethicist: Mass. Should legali
ze physician
-
assisted suicide,
Art Caplan,
NBC News
, October 30, 2012

http://vitals.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/11/01/14837180
-
ethi
cist
-
mass
-
should
-
legalize
-
physician
-
assisted
-
suicide?lite


How Science Can Build a Better You, David Ewing Duncan,
The New
York Times
, November 3, 2012

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/04/sunday
-
review/how
-
science
-
can
-
build
-
a
-
better
-
you.html?pagewanted=2&nl=todaysheadlines&emc=edit_th_2012110
4&_r=0&pagewanted=all


The Case For Lethal A
utonomy, Jeffrey S. Thurnher, NDU Press,

http://www.ndu.edu/press/fully
-
autonomous
-
targeting.html


Repelling Viruses, Reviving Mammoths: Synthetic biology, already
practicable and a
boon to industry could revolutionize human life,
George M. Church and Ed Regis,
The Wall Street Journal
, October
19, 2012

http://online.wsj.com/article_email/
SB1000087239639044368410457
8062734031207640
-
lMyQjAxMTAyMDIwMzAyODM3Wj.html?mod=wsj_valetleft_email


After the Violence, the Rest of Their Lives, Erica Goode,
The New
York Times
, November 4, 2012

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/05/us/chicago
-
project
-
follows
-
what
-
happens
-
to
-
juveniles.html?pagewanted=all&_r=0


The Debate About Assisted Suicide, Letters to the Editor,
The New
York Ti
mes
, November 5, 2012

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/05/opinion/the
-
debate
-
about
-
assisted
-
suicide.html


Europe approves high
-
price gene therapy, Ben Hirschler,

Reuters/US,

November 2, 2012

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/11/02/us
-
genetherapy
-
europe
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idUSBRE8A10K520121102


Charmaine Yoest’s cheerful war on abo
rtion, Emily Bazelon,
The
New York Times
, November 2, 2012

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/04/magazine/charmaine
-
yoests
-
cheerful
-
war
-
on
-
abortion.html?pagewanted=all&_r=1&


China accelerates plan to phase out prisoner organ harvesting,
Laurie Burkitt,
The Wall Street Journal
, November 2, 2012

http://blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/2012/11/02/china
-
accelerates
-
plan
-
to
-
phase
-
out
-
prisoner
-
organ
-
harvesting/


Evicting the body squatters: A case against euthanasia, Shakira
Hussein,
The Sydney Morning Herald
, November 5, 2012

http://www
.smh.com.au/opinion/politics/evicting
-
the
-
body
-
squatters
-
a
-
case
-
against
-
euthanasia
-
20121104
-
28ryr.html


NHS constitution: Families to
et consultation on ‘Death Pathway

decisions, says Jeremy Hunt,
The Huffington Post/UK
, March 11,
2012

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2012/11/03/families
-
consultation
-
death
-
pathway
-
jeremy
-
hunt
-
nhs_n_2068718.html?ncid=GEP


Medical tourism sha
re in GDP may rise in 5 years, Itishree Samai,
Business Standard

(Hyderabad
)
, November 2, 2012

http://www.business
-
standard.com/india/news/medical
-
tourism
-
share
-
in
-
gdp
-
may
-
rise
-
in
-
5
-
years
-
/194147/on


Embracing Children for Who They Are, Jane E. Brody,
The New York
Times,

November 5, 2012

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/11/05/embracing
-
children
-
for
-
who
-
they
-
are/


Reassessing Flu Shots as the Season Draws Near, Roni Caryn
Rabin,
The New York Times
, November 5, 2012

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/11/05/reassessing
-
flu
-
shots
-
as
-
the
-
season
-
draws
-
near/


Can the Law Make Us Be Decent?,

Jay Sterling Silver, OP/ED,
The
New York Times
, November 6, 2012

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/07/opinion/can
-
the
-
law
-
make
-
bad
-
samaritans
-
be
-
decent.html


Bad Medicine for Women, Editorial,
The New York Times
, November
6,

2012

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/07/opinion/abortion
-
battles
-
in
-
arizona
-
and
-
ohio.html


As Dengue Fev
er Sweeps India, a Slow Response Stirs Experts’
Fear
s, Gardiner Harris,
The New York Times
, November 6, 2012

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/07/world/asia/alarm
-
over
-
indias
-
dengue
-
fever
-
ep
idemic.html?pagewanted=all


Healthcare ethics consultants share lessons learned,
Journal of
Clinical Ethics
, (Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine),
November 5, 2012

http://medicalxpress.com/news/2012
-
11
-
healthcare
-
ethics
-
lessons.html


Appeals court reviews strict Arizona Abortion can,
CBS News
,
November 6, 2012

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301
-
505245_162
-
57545626/appeals
-
court
-
reviews
-
strict
-
arizona
-
abortion
-
ban/


Debating the science and ethics of synthetic biology, Panel
Discussion, University of Bristol, UK, November 6, 2012

http://bristol.ac.uk/news/2012/8892.html


Any hospice better than none at the end of life, Sara Guy,
MedwireNews
, November 6, 2012

http://www.news
-
medical.net/news/20121106/Any
-
hospice
-
better
-
than
-
none
-
at
-
end
-
of
-
life.aspx


Assisted suicide measure narrowly defeated; supporters concede
defeat, Carolyn Johnson
, Boston Globe
, November 7, 2012

http://www.boston.com/2012/11/07/dying/gBqan95E7zK3elChciPBOP
/story.html


Bringing health care to more Pakistanis,
Megha Bahree,
The Wall
Street Journa
l, November 6, 201
2

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB100014240529702048463045780907
13421035962.html


Stem cells from strangers can help fix hearts, study finds; s hows cell
banking

may be feasible,
AP/University of Miami
, November 5, 2012

http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health
-
science/stem
-
cells
-
from
-
strangers
-
can
-
help
-
fix
-
hearts
-
study
-
finds
-
shows
-
cell
-
banking
-
may
-
be
-
feasible/2012/11/05/a405e15c
-
278a
-
11e2
-
ac64
-
5d52a2c5953e_story.html


Reduced Mortality with H
ospital Pay for Performance in England,
Matt Sutton, PhD, et. al….
The New England Journal of Medicine
,
November 8, 2012

http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMsa1114951