Bioethics for the Rest of Us

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Monday, Jan 16, 2012 - 7pm ET

Fr. Tad Pacholczyk answers:

My daughter has decided against saving cord blood because she’s been told that it could be harmful for her child -- is this true?

I have a sister who has MS, a daughter with Lupus, and a daughter with Mast syndrome -- what can I do to help them at this point?

My daughter was diagnosed with PMDD and prescribed the birth control pill -- what is your opinion of this treatment?

My son is mentally and physically disabled, and his doctor changed his order to “do not resuscitate” without our knowledge -- what should we do in this situation? How could this have been prevented?

As a pediatrician, is there a group I can go to which will support my Catholic values?

What is the Church’s position on the idea that mentally challenged people should be sterilized?

Life Issues, Medical Choices: Questions And Answers For Catholics
"Medical and technological advances over the last decades have left millions of Catholics grappling with tough issues. Life Issues, Medical Choices not only provides answers to many questions troubling Catholics, it also supplies fundamental principles of Catholic thought to help readers arrive at morally sound decisions in those areas that have yet to be settled."