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SEX SCIENCE

Future Choices II

Despite the increasing popularity, sophistication, and availability of assisted reproductive technologies, the rights and responsibilities surrounding those who take part in these processes are still largely undefined.

BIOETHICS

Not Up to Standards

The new regulation disrupts the careful balance established by medical codes of conduct and standards of care, placing the health, well-being, and dignity of patients at risk.

SCIENCE AND THE LAW

Future Choices

It is estimated that approximately half a million frozen embryos are currently being stored by fertility clinics in the United States. Patients who have not used all the embryos they have created have several options from which to choose in deciding what to do with the embryos. An excerpt from the new report, Future Choices: Assisted Reproductive Technologies and the Law, from the Center for American Progress.