News Archives

  • Annas on Ebola Treatment: Ethical Issues at Heart of Debate over Experimental Drug Use

    August 12th, 2014

    As West Africa experiences the largest and most severe outbreak of Ebola virus disease in history, the World Health Organization

  • The New Yorker

    August 12th, 2014

    Ebola and the Fiction of Quarantine — references an article by George Annas and Wendy Mariner, professors of health law,

  • WBUR

    August 7th, 2014

    CommonHealth blog: Ethicist To DEA: Mass. Docs Who Prescribe Medical Pot Are Not ‘Dealers’ — references article by George Annas, professor

  • Annas Puts Perspective on Pot

    August 7th, 2014

    Medical marijuana use should be viewed as a medical and public health issue, not a criminal one, argues George Annas in the New England Journal of Medicine.

  • The Hill

    July 30th, 2014

    Why has Obama rejected a more humane response to the hunger strike at Gitmo? — quotes George Annas, professor and

  • Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

    July 28th, 2014

    Trauma patients become unwitting guinea pigs in Pittsburgh and beyond — quotes George Annas, professor and chair of health law,

  • Annas on Hobby Lobby: Bad Medicine

    July 16th, 2014

    The Supreme Court’s recent ruling in the Hobby Lobby case is a consequence of the country’s fragmented health care system, writes BUSPH Professor George Annas in the NEJM.

  • Seattle Times

    July 11th, 2014

    Harborview to test drug on the unconscious without consent – quotes George Annas, professor of health law, bioethics and human

  • National Public Radio

    July 11th, 2014

    Mississippi Child Thought Cured Of HIV Shows Signs Of Infection — quotes George Annas, professor of health law, bioethics and

  • Public Radio East

    July 11th, 2014

    Mississippi Child Thought Cured Of HIV Shows Signs Of Infection — quotes George Annas, professor of health law, bioethics and