1. Some consider fair access to health care a moral right, while others disagree. We have defined the term moral right as “a privilege to act in some specific, intentional manner or to obtain some specific benefit because one is a moral agent living in a community of moral agents under a shared moral standard.”
- Is access to health care a moral right?
- Why or why not?
2. Stem cells are undifferentiated, primitive cells with the ability both to multiply and to differentiate into specific kinds of cells. Stem cells hold the promise of allowing researchers to grow specialized cells or tissue, which could be used to treat injuries or disease (e.g., spinal cord injuries, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes, strokes, burns).” (Slevin, 2010)
Choose ONE of the following issues and post to its thread with supporting evidence. Respond to two peers who wrote about issues other than the one you chose.
- Discuss what you feel are the potential benefits of stem cell research for Alzheimer’s patients and their families.
- Share your perspective on the stem cell debate regarding donation of surplus embryos to couples for “embryo adoption.”
- Why is the task of disposing unused frozen human embryos different from disposing of other medical tissue?
Answer both questions above and all its parts. answers are simple answers with APA references.