On Parenting: Ethics


Posted at 10:00 AM ET, 08/30/2012

‘Intactivists’ furious at new AAP circumcision policy

Circumcision opponents are raging against the new AAP policy supporting the procedure and their reaction threatens to overshadow the academy’s message

By Janice D'Arcy  |  10:00 AM ET, 08/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Babies, Ethics

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 08/28/2012

Circumcision, and why pediatricians are offering more support

A top official with the American Academy of Pediatrics explains why the pediatricians group decided to offer more support for the controversial procedure.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 08/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ethics, Babies

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 05/16/2012

International Spy Museum to host children’s writing program Sunday featuring former CIA operative

Melissa Mahle, a former CIA operative who became a mother during her time in the agency, will be part of a children’s writing program at the International Spy Museum this Sunday.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  12:32 PM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ethics, Books

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 02/28/2012

New report suggests a woman’s reproductive span may some day be far less limited

A new report in the journal Nature Medicine suggests that a woman’s reproductive span may some day be far less limited.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  02:10 PM ET, 02/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ethics, Politics, Pregnancy

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/24/2012

Measles outbreak after Super Bowl ignites vaccine debate

Cases of measles in Indiana raises public health questions about vaccinating children.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Healthcare, Ethics

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/22/2012

Rick Santorum on prenatal tests: Can the future of pregnancy health care be stopped?

Santorum criticized the President Obama-backed health-care program for requiring insurance coverage of certain prenatal tests because they “encourage abortions.” But Santorum’s and the public’s focus might be more useful on the conditions the tests discover.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Disability, Down Syndrome, Ethics, Politics, Pregnancy

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 02/16/2012

Underage drinking: When parents don’t agree with the law

Quite a few parents disagree with laws regarding kids and alcohol and privately circumvent them.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ethics, Teens

Posted at 12:43 AM ET, 01/18/2012

The ethics of childhood organ transplants: How would you decide who becomes a recipient?

Who should be a recipient?

By Janice D'Arcy  |  12:43 AM ET, 01/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Disabilities, Ethics

Posted at 02:28 PM ET, 01/17/2012

Denying an organ to a ‘mentally retarded’ child

After Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia denies a child with developmental delays an organ transplant, more than 20,000 people sign an online petition asking the hospital to reconsider.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  02:28 PM ET, 01/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Disabilities, Ethics