Should Daydreaming Be Mandatory?
In today’s world we are constantly pushed to “stay busy” and be as productive and involved as possible. With this mindset, it is often difficult to find time to slow down and let our minds rest from the intensive thinking our lives require. Because of the hectic lifestyles many people live, unstable mental health is … Continue reading "Should Daydreaming Be Mandatory?"
The Present Status of Genetic Engineering
The term “designer babies” is becoming more and more common around the world today as genetic engineering continues to revolutionize how we think about human development. China has some of the most in depth research on genetic engineering, which is putting its researchers under scrutiny from those who question the ethical implications of this field … Continue reading "The Present Status of Genetic Engineering"
Apple's Proposed Conservation Effort Raises Questions
With a record-setting net worth of over $700 billion, Apple has become the largest U.S. company and produces some of the most widely used technological devices in the world. As the number of Apple product consumers increases, the need for packaging and assembly of these devices also increases. Many people do not consider the amount … Continue reading "Apple’s Proposed Conservation Effort Raises Questions"
The Necessity of Vaccination
The introduction of vaccines was one of the biggest leaps in medical history. To think that one could be permanently immune to a specific disease was incredibly enticing to the population at large. There has been recent controversy, however, on whether or not vaccines are the best option for protecting individuals against disease, especially in young … Continue reading "The Necessity of Vaccination"
Moral Concerns About Breast Cancer Treatment
As cancer becomes increasingly prevalent in our society, cancer screening and treatment have developed into some of the most expensive and important facets of the medical world. More and more women are faced with unfavorable results from routine mammograms. Or so they are told. In his article on breast cancer overtreatment, Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar discusses the … Continue reading "Moral Concerns About Breast Cancer Treatment"