By Dave Andrusko Rarely would you get a headline that more accurately captures both the core of the story and the ethical implications. “The Boy Who Lived: Embryo testing is progress built on failure, termination, and tragedy. But we only hear about the happy endings.” Written by Slate’s William Saletan, the piece is a sobering …Continue reading "The cost of “progress”"
By Wesley J. Smith Editor’s note. This appears at Wesley’s terrific blog. As we have discussed here before, preventive screening has, in some cases, become controversial. Example: PSA blood tests for signs of prostate cancer. Some believe that false positives can lead to unnecessary further testing or treatment–adding to the strain on health care resources …Continue reading "Infant Genetic Screening Financial and “Quality of Life Ethic” Worries"