This section provides reactions to current and emerging issues in bioethics.
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* Due to a printer’s error, M. Patrick Moore, Jr.’s name was changed to M. P. Moore, Jr. in proofs and appeared as such in the version of the article published online ahead of print on July 17, 2014. The error was discovered on the day of online publication and the author’s correct name was reinstated.
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