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Artificial Embryos Made from Stem Cells Raise Ethical Issues

Stem cells (so-called “master cells”) are unique and important in the body because they can do almost anything, and scientists have only begun to discover their potential. That’s why researchers’ use of them has created controversy, attracting the attention of scientists, policymakers, and bioethicists across the globe. Stem cells can transform into any of the… Read More »

Health and Human Services issues rule to deny contraception coverage based on religious, moral grounds

The Department of Health and Human Services has released two final rules to allow individuals and organizations to opt out of insurance coverage for contraception based on religious and moral objections. The first rule provides an exemption from the contraceptive coverage mandate under the Affordable Care Act to entities that object, based on religious beliefs,… Read More »