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Tag Archives: Medical Ethics

Should We Build “Better” Humans?

July 28, 6:30 p.m. This online event is sponsored by the Thomas S. Foley Institute for Public Policy and Public Service at Washington State University and the KCLS Foundation, in cooperation with Humanities Washington. Should we use biotechnology to make humans “better?” Gene editing, pharmaceuticals, and computer tissue implants, among …

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Happening Friday: Local YMCAs to celebrate LIVESTRONG day with bone marrow drive

The YMCA of the Inland Northwest and LIVESTRONG at the YMCA will be hosting a Bone Marrow Donor Registration Drive in honor and celebration of LIVESTRONG Day on Friday from 8 a.m to 8 p.m at all three YMCA locations.

“As committed partners in the effort to support survivors of cancer, it is important that we give members of the Spokane community an opportunity to take a meaningful action in the fight against cancer,” the organization stated in press release.

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It’s a personal choice

The conscious choice to allow life to end by voluntary withdrawal of medication is a personal choice for the individual to make. I have no more right to tell someone they must continue to suffer “in hope” of a cure than I have to tell someone they should leave to make room for the rest of the population.

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