• By Dana Sparks


December 6, 2013

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Biomedical Ethics

On Saturday, Dec. 7, the director of the new Mayo Clinic Biomedical Ethics ProgramRichard Sharp, Ph.D.will be with us for a discussion of the ethical questions brought about by advances in biology and medicine. We’ll discuss informed consent, financial conflicts of interest and ethical tensions in patient advocacy. Please join us.

Myth or Matter of Fact:  Insurance companies can use your genetics as a basis for determining coverage.

Listen to this week’s Medical News Headlines: News Segment December 7, 2013 (right click MP3)

 The show is taped for rebroadcast by some affiliates. On Twitter follow #MayoClinicRadio and tweet your questions.

Mayo Clinic Radio is a weekly one-hour radio program highlighting health and medical information from Mayo Clinic.

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