Arthur Caplan

professor of Bioethics at NYU’s NYU's Langone Medical Center

Guest

Professor of Bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania and Director of its Center for Bioethics; author or editor of twenty-nine books and over 500 papers, including Smart Mice, Not So Smart People: An Interesting and Amusing Guide to Bioethics and the Penn Guide to Bioethics

Arthur Caplan on KCRW

Rudy Giuliani is the most recent recipient of the same antibody treatment President Trump got, which has limited doses available.

When Trump and Giuliani got COVID, they were treated with a drug cocktail unavailable to most people

Rudy Giuliani is the most recent recipient of the same antibody treatment President Trump got, which has limited doses available.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

29-year-old Brittany Maynard, who suffers from terminal cancer, announced on YouTube earlier this month that she moved from California to Oregon to live in a right-to-die state.

Right to Die Debate

29-year-old Brittany Maynard, who suffers from terminal cancer, announced on YouTube earlier this month that she moved from California to Oregon to live in a right-to-die state.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Billions of dollars have been raised for medical research because human genes can be patented so, when breakthroughs occur, investors make money.

Human Genetics: Medicine, Money and Law

Billions of dollars have been raised for medical research because human genes can be patented so, when breakthroughs occur, investors make money.

from To the Point

More from KCRW

We may need additional booster shots down the line, but for now the fully vaccinated are well protected against Omicron, according to Dr. Michael Wilkes of UC Davis.

from KCRW Features

SoCal water agencies are investing in cloud seeding programs to squeeze more moisture out of their winter storms. But playing rain god has risks and limitations.

from Greater LA

Joseph Carson has spent most of his career as a federal employee challenging everything from the country’s nuclear weapons program to its whistleblower adjudication infrastructure.

from Scheer Intelligence

LA city officials are responding to a rise in violent crime, and news headlines are painting a dramatic picture.

from Greater LA

Panelists discuss how inflation is affecting consumers and lawmakers, and former congresswoman Jane Harman looks at voting rights and how to prevent Russia from invading Ukraine.

from Left, Right & Center

After a pandemic-stifled 2020, Santa Claus is back to in-person visits this year. And Southern California Santas are adapting to ring in the holiday joy.

from KCRW Features

The Biden administration plans to send at-home COVID tests to Americans who ask for one. Clinical microbiologist Susan Butler-Wu shares how effective they are.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

LA City Council expanded restrictions on street camping this week, while advocates for the unhoused called for a pause on such bans during the Omicron surge.

from Greater LA

To get a COVID test now, you have to be a savvy consumer. KCRW shares tips on navigating options from LA County, pharmacies, and drugstores.

from Greater LA