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Bioethics on Air

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Host Jozef Zalot interviews prominent ethicists and medical professionals on the big issues facing health care today. "Ethics on Air" is a production of the National Catholic Bioethics Center. The views expressed in "Ethics on Air" do not necessarily represent those of the Editorial Board or the ethicists or staff of the National Catholic Bioethics Center.

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Host Jozef Zalot interviews prominent ethicists and medical professionals on the big issues facing health care today. "Ethics on Air" is a production of the National Catholic Bioethics Center. The views expressed in "Ethics on Air" do not necessarily represent those of the Editorial Board or the ethicists or staff of the National Catholic Bioethics Center.

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Excellent Podcast

By Kalmah_666 - Oct 02 2017
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The questions asked are very pertinent to the emerging research and the guests on the show are very knowledgeable. I loved Fr. Austriaco’s talk on CRISPR. Keep up the good work. Upload more podcasts!

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Excellent Podcast

By Kalmah_666 - Oct 02 2017
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The questions asked are very pertinent to the emerging research and the guests on the show are very knowledgeable. I loved Fr. Austriaco’s talk on CRISPR. Keep up the good work. Upload more podcasts!
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Bioethics on Air

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Host Jozef Zalot interviews prominent ethicists and medical professionals on the big issues facing health care today. "Ethics on Air" is a production of the National Catholic Bioethics Center. The views expressed in "Ethics on Air" do not necessarily represent those of the Editorial Board or the ethicists or staff of the National Catholic Bioethics Center.

Rank #1: Ep. 11: The Problem With Gender Dysphoria - Part 1

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Ethicist Edward Furton discusses the significance of replacing the diagnosis of gender identity disorder with gender dysphoria, the ideological motivations for this change, and the numerous moral challenges it creates.
Oct 26 2017
29 mins
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Rank #2: Ep. 22: Organ Procurement and Allocation

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Barry Masa, CEO of LifeCenter Organ Donor Network, explains the role that organ procurement organizations play in ensuring the ethical retrieval and allocation of organs. He also addresses some persistent concerns about organ transplantation in general.
Oct 12 2018
37 mins
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Rank #3: Ep. 23: Growing Acceptance Of Assisted Suicide - Part 1

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Kris Correira, a physician assistant, in Worchester, Massachusetts, describes why medical professionals are adopting a more positive attitude toward assisted suicide. She explains how this is attributable in part to social factors that promote a mentality of assisted suicide.
Nov 15 2018
33 mins
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Rank #4: Ep. 5: Dignity At The Margins

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Psychologist Dr. James Beauregard talks about the challenge of defining human dignity and the divergent approaches proposed by Christian and postmodern thinkers.
Oct 17 2016
36 mins
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Rank #5: Ep. 7: Vaccines And The Common Good

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Dr. Gwyneth Spaeder, a pediatrician in Wake Forest, NC, discusses the moral imperative for Catholics to vaccinate themselves and their children.
Nov 14 2016
27 mins
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Rank #6: Ep. 20: Ethics and Brain Injury in Sports

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Dr. Bennet Omalu, the first physician to observe chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), discusses how faith has influenced his understanding of the ethical implications of traumatic brain.
Jun 04 2018
49 mins
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Rank #7: Ep. 4: Pathways To Knowledge

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Physicist, Dr. Thomas Sheahen, probes the limit of science’s ability to interpret unobservable phenomena like the multiverse, suggesting techniques for reconciling empirical inquiry with qualitative aspects of reality.
Sep 30 2016
24 mins
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Rank #8: Ep. 8: Remnants Of Life

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Ethicist Dr. Edward Furton probes of the subtleties of brain death and the difficulties that arise from the linguistic difference between metaphysics and science as well as from dissenting opinions within Catholic philosophy.
Dec 02 2016
26 mins
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Rank #9: Ep. 12: The Problem With Gender Dysphoria - Part 2

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Ethicist Edward Furton discusses the Catholic response to transgender ideology as well as the clinical challenges associated with transgender patients.
Nov 09 2017
22 mins
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Rank #10: Ep. 19: Deactiving a Pacemaker

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Fr. Benedict Guevin examines whether it is permissible to deactivate a pacemaker, which differs from other medical devices in some crucial, ethically relevant aspects.
May 17 2018
33 mins
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