Search Results Search Sort by RelevanceMost Recent Viewpoint Apr 2014 Inappropriate Obstructions to Access: The FDA’s Handling of Plan B Susan F. Wood, PhD The FDA’s approval for over-the-counter sales of emergency contraception marked a departure from its standard approval process and obstructed access to a safe and effective drug. That departure could set a dangerous precedent for future decisions. Virtual Mentor. 2014;16(4):295-301. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2014.16.4.oped1-1404. In the Literature Feb 2012 Barriers and Biases: Ethical Considerations for Providing Emergency Contraception to Adolescents in the Emergency Department Rebecca C. Thilo Virtual Mentor. 2012;14(2):121-125. doi: 10.1001/virtualmentor.2012.14.2.jdsc1-1202. History of Medicine Apr 2022 Why Restoring Birth as Ceremony Can Promote Health Equity Marinah V. Farrell Until the mid-20th century, birth in the United States for Latinx Indigenous peoples was an ancestral ceremony guided by midwives and traditional healers. AMA J Ethics. 2022;24(4):E326-332. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2022.326. Medical Education Dec 2020 How Educators Can Help Prevent False Brain Death Diagnoses Farah Fourcand, MD and Diana M. Barratt, MD, MPH For many physicians, lack of understanding about brain death leads to confusion and muddles interactions with patients’ loved ones at the end of life. AMA J Ethics. 2020;22(12):E1010-1018. doi: 10.1001/amajethics.2020.1010.