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  1. The Use of Persuasion in Public Health Communication: An Ethical Critique.J. Rossi & M. Yudell - 2012 - Public Health Ethics 5 (2):192-205.
    Public health communications often attempt to persuade their audience to adopt a particular belief or pursue a particular course of action. To a large extent, the ethical defensibility of persuasion appears to be assumed by public health practitioners; however, a handful of academic treatments have called into question the ethical defensibility of persuasive risk- and health communication. In addition, the widespread use of persuasive tactics in public health communications warrants a close look at their ethical status, irrespective of previous critiques. (...)
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    Autism Spectrum Disorders, Risk Communication, and the Problem of Inadvertent Harm.John Rossi, Craig Newschaffer & Michael Yudell - 2013 - Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 23 (2):105-138.
    Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are an issue of growing public health significance. This set of neurodevelopmental disorders, which includes autistic disorder, Asperger syndrome, and pervasive developmental disorder not otherwise specified (PDD-NOS), is characterized by abnormalities in one or more of the following domains: language use, reciprocal social interactions, and/or a pattern of restricted interests or stereotyped behaviors. Prevalence estimates for ASDs have been increasing over the past few decades, with estimates at ~5/10,000 in the 1960s, and current estimates as high (...)
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    Staffan Müller-Wille; Christina Brandt . Heredity Explored: Between Public Domain and Experimental Science, 1850–1930. Viii + 472 Pp., Figs., Index. Cambridge, Mass./London: MIT Press, 2016. $49.99. [REVIEW]Michael Yudell - 2018 - Isis 109 (2):412-413.
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    On Immunity: An Inoculation by Eula Biss.Michael Yudell - 2016 - Kennedy Institute of Ethics Journal 26 (4):1-3.
    In On Immunity: An Inoculation, essayist and author Eula Biss has given academics and clinicians interested in the public’s skepticism of vaccines, and of science skepticism more generally, a fresh look at what drives these phenomena. Despite public health’s continued success in maintaining high rates of coverage for vaccines across the United States, recent measles, mumps, and rubella outbreaks in the U.S. have harmed lives and indicate cracks in the vaccine uptake façade. From a public health perspective, it’s all hands (...)
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    Value-Ladenness and Rationality in Health Communication.John Rossi & Michael Yudell - 2012 - American Journal of Bioethics 12 (2):20-22.
    The American Journal of Bioethics, Volume 12, Issue 2, Page 20-22, February 2012.
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    Review: Sociobiology: Twenty-Five Years Later. [REVIEW]Michael Yudell & Rob Desalle - 2000 - Journal of the History of Biology 33 (3):577 - 584.