Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull wants unvaccinated children banned from day care.
A bad habit with a huge health cost
Two studies with different results
Should governments subsidize a drug for healthy people?
The American Medical Association has labelled gun violence a “public health crisis” and called on congress to fund research into gun related crime.
A US doctor has voiced grave concern about government inaction on increasing suicide rates in the country.
Bioethicists claim that fear-based public health campaigns are effective and not necessarily stigmatising
In academic discourse the merits of regulating smoking are a forgone conclusion. The question under debate now is how to regulate.
There has been a moral failure to confront serious epidemics
Experts warn that it is creeping closer.
In an article published this week in the Journal of Medical Ethics, two ethicists make the liberal case for banning smoking.
A leading bioethics journal has taken philosophical bioethics by the horns -- and published a collection of essays.
"No jab, no welfare", says government.
Focus on other methods of stemming the spread of the disease.
The last known Ebola patient in Liberia has been discharged from a Chinese-run clinic.
The Pakistani government has made safe-haven for refugees conditional on receiving polio vaccinations.
If you are a fat, unemployed Brit, a long Lent lies before you.
An American nurse recently returned from Liberia has vowed to defy government quarantine measures as authorities seek legal authority to forcibly isolate her.
Concern over the epidemic leads to more discussion.
Wrapped into US President Barack Obama’s speech on the threat posed by ISIS in the Middle East was a commitment to send the US Army to West Africa to contain the Ebola epidemic.
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