What is Identity?

By Steven Romanello Identity is defined broadly. If one were to look up the definition of the word “Identity”, a single dictionary may contain more than five different definitions for the word. The Mariam-Webster dictionary for example, contains seven! Webster’s first definition defines the word to mean “sameness of essential or generic character”. It elaborates […]

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Bioethicist Spotlight

Arthur Galston Dr. Galson was born to a Jewish family in Brooklyn, NY. He was a student at Cornell’s Agricultural College and earned a B.S. in Biology in 1940. He was later the chairman Yale’s botany department and performed groundbreaking botany research.  Galston also taught bioethics to Yale undergraduates from 1977 to 2004. In his research […]

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Endo Impacts People with Uteruses, Not Just Women

  Central Consideration for this Article: How does perceiving endometriosis as a gendered illness further delay diagnosis and treatment for transgender and gender non-conforming patients?  Endo Impacts People with Uteruses, Not Just Women – Implications of the Diagnosis and Treatment of Endometriosis as a Gendered Illness Endometriosis is an illness that affects nearly one in […]

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Background on Bioethics

What is bioethics? Bioethics is a branch of applied ethics and philosophy that focuses on the study of ethical issues that arise as a consequence of advancements in one or more of the life sciences (a life science is any branch of science that involves the scientific study of living organisms). Bioethicists are concerned with […]

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