Tag Archives: Obamacare

Ask an Ethicist: Expanding Fast-Food Outlets

Just to be clear, I wrote both the question and answer for this. Question: I’m a CEO of a large fast-food chain. Obamacare (or the Affordable Care Act) requires me to provide health insurance to employees working more than 30 … Continue reading

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Illness as Financial Ruin (US only)

Every human who has drawn a breath has faced illness, injury, and death. The universal experience of illness creates vulnerability, loss of identity, anxiety, diminished autonomy, and fear. The inescapable battle between health and illness defines human experience and shapes … Continue reading

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What Obamacare has done for me

When I first met my wife in 2007, she told me she was about to quit her job of 27 years in the oil and gas industry to pursue a career in family therapy. Quitting her job meant giving up … Continue reading

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It is Time to Shed Sunshine on Informed Consent

Most patients realize doctors receive gifts from the pharmaceutical and device- manufacturing industry. When we see industry logos on pens, clocks and posters, we don’t assume the doctors ordered these items from the merch page of these companies, but most … Continue reading

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