Public Health

Public Health Bibliography


The following sources do not necessarily reflect the Center's position or values. These sources, however, are excellent resources for familiarizing oneself with the all sides of the issue.


Commentary: Six Years Later and Katrina Still Engenders Bioethical Debate

What Has Culture Really Decided about Emergencies and Euthanasia?

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Length: 30:10

Dignitas Vol. 17, No. 1&2 (Spring/Summer 2010)


Dignitas Vol. 17, No. 1&2 (Spring/Summer 2010)

  • "HPV Vaccine: Panacea or Pandora’s Box? The Costs and Deceptiveness of the New Technology" – Susan Haack - 1, 4-5
  • "From the Director’s Desk" – Paige C. Cunningham - 2

Health Research for Developing Countries: Reason and Emotion in Bioethics

2009 Parallel Paper Presentation, Global Bioethics: Emerging Challenges Facing Human Dignity.

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Length: 24:52

Clean Hands Still Key to Preventing Infections

A recent article1 reported on research showing harmful bacteria can linger on computer keyboards and provide a means of spreading infection. The bacteria were deliberately placed on the keyboards, rather than transmitted by users’ hands, but the point was made that contaminated keyboards can pass on pathogens to later users. The authors recommended frequent disinfection of computer keyboards accessed by multiple users and hand washing after using keyboards and before contact with patients.