Publications Archive - 2016

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From Kim Kardashian to Dr. Oz: The Future Relevance of Popular Culture to Our Health and Health Policy

Professor Timothy Caulfield transcribes Celebrity and Health Behaviours and Beliefs, Inaccurate and Uncritical Portrayals, Celebrities and the...

Bioéthique Online: Doing Research with Vulnerable Populations: The Case of Intravenous Drug Users

2016 B Murdoch, T Caulfield. This review article considers ethical concerns when doing research on potentially vulnerable people who inject drugs...

JMIR: Chiropractic and Spinal Manipulation Therapy on Twitter: Case Study Examining the Presence of Critiques and Debates

Spinal manipulation therapy (SMT) is a popular though controversial practice. The debates surrounding efficacy and risk of SMT are only partially...

BioNews: Event Review: Gene editing - exploring the Canadian context

By Professor Vardit Ravitsky, Professor Bartha Knoppers, Professor Timothy Caulfield, Professor Rosario Isasi, Erika Kleiderman, and Professor...

Science, Celebrities, and Public Engagement

Timothy Caulfield and Declan Fahy on Science, Celebrities, and Public Engagement in the Summer 2016 Issues in Science and Technology. (www.issues.org)

Science: Confronting stem cell hype

Professor Timothy Caulfield co-authors new stem cell policy guidelines.

Media portrayal of non-invasive prenatal testing: a missing ethical dimension

Commercialization of Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing: Past, Present and Future

Marginally scientific? Genetic testing of children and adolescents for lifestyle and health promotion

Trafficking in Human Beings for the Purpose of Organ Removal and the Ethical and Legal Obligations of Healthcare Providers