Ethics and Henrietta Lacks (via Book Club Traveler)

If you want a book that swollen with ethical issues, you can’t go wrong with this pick. I have read about many of the issues in the book before but to have them all concentrated in one place is a big help when you are teaching (or thinking about) ethics.

The review is quite good. There are obviously skilled writers at this site.

James Pilant

Ethics and Henrietta Lacks I recently attended a gathering at the University of Minnesota, through its Learning Life series, where Jeff Kahn, director of the University’s Center for Bioethics, discussed Rebecca Skloot’s The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. For anyone who hasn’t read Skloot’s huge bestseller, here’s the Amazon description: Henrietta Lacks was a mother of five in Baltimore, a poor African American migrant from the tobacco farms of Virginia, who died from a … Read More

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