Health Communication

Examining decision/values in conveying health-related messages to the public

Scientists as Superheroes?

February 22, 2024

How can scientists ethically and effectively communicate urgent information?...
Scientists as Superheroes?

Psychedelic Hype

July 18, 2023

What are the ethics of communicating new research on psychedelic drugs?...
Psychedelic Hype

How Much Emotion Can Health Campaigns Ethically Ev...

March 15, 2021

How far can health campaigns go in convincing people to eat healthy meals?...
How Much Emotion Can Health Campaigns Ethically Evoke?
Stopping the Spread of Anti-Vax Memes

Stopping the Spread of Anti-Vax Memes

February 8, 2021

Should platforms censor anti-vaccination memes to help end the pandemic?...
Stopping the Spread of Anti-Vax Memes

The Ethics of Digital Contact Tracing

January 28, 2021

What worries arise when we use digital contact tracing to fight COVID-19?...
The Ethics of Digital Contact Tracing

Freedom Of Skepticism and the Social Responsibilit...

September 17, 2020

How much skepticism of experts is ethical for powerful leaders during a pandemic?...
Freedom Of Skepticism and the Social Responsibility of the Powerful

Doxing in the Name of Public Health

July 6, 2020

Is it ethical to name and shame those that violate travel precautions in the COVID-19 pandemic?...
Doxing in the Name of Public Health

Producing Fear for the Greater Good?

May 4, 2020

How much complexity can we overlook in persuading young adults to fight COVID-19?...
Producing Fear for the Greater Good?

Ethics and E-Cigarette Advertising

January 20, 2020

What ethical concerns arise in regulating e-cigarette advertisements?...
Ethics and E-Cigarette Advertising

Limiting or Lifesaving?

April 9, 2019

Are there any ethical problems with banning anti-vaccination content from social media platforms?...
Limiting or Lifesaving?

Is It Only A Game?

December 6, 2018

First-person shooter video games are popular. But are they ethical to enjoy?...
Is It Only A Game?

How Can I Be So Mean to Myself?

December 4, 2018

What are the ethical concerns with the new phenomena of digital self-harm?...
How Can I Be So Mean to Myself?

Side Effects May Include Persuasion

December 3, 2018

What ethical concerns are raised by direct-to-consumer advertising for pharmaceutical products?...
Side Effects May Include Persuasion

Don’t “Like” My Children

November 28, 2018

What could go wrong when parents share information about their children online?...
Don’t “Like” My Children

First, Do No Harm?

May 7, 2018

What ethical issues arise when balancing doctor-patient confidentiality and the protection of third parties?...
First, Do No Harm?