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The shakeups continue at The American Journal of Bioethics as a co-editor resigns.

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Nobody wants to show up in a correction. It either means the publication said something wrong about you or that you were the one who erred. If the correction simply says that you “could not be reached or did not respond,” it leaves the impression that you are hiding from something.

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In one issue of the American Journal of Bioethics, at least six authors had conflicts of interest that went undisclosed. The journal says five others never responded to requests for their potential conflicts of interest for articles in that same November 2010 issue. How did that happen?

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A U.S. Senate panel is investigating the role of The Center for Practical Bioethics in Kansas City in the current painkiller abuse crisis.

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Antidote has received some disturbing communications from a bioethics journal we reported on. Read on for the back story.

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Bioethicist Leigh Turner talks about why he sicced the FDA on Celltex and about academic rivalries in the world of bioethics.

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When controversial bioethicist Glenn McGee quit his job as chief ethics advisor to Houston-based Celltex Therapeutics in February, the controversy over the company was on the verge of dying down. Until Celltex threatened a major public university and the very concept of free speech.

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Why did Slate retract a critical commentary by bioethicist Carl Elliott on stem cell firm Celltex after a demand by the controversial company's CEO?

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An ethics scandal at the American Journal of Bioethics is prompting journalists to more closely scrutinize the journals they cover. Here are some tips for evaluating a journal's credibility.

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