Galveston County Daily News, Nov. 5, 2006 http://news.galvestondailynews.com/story.lasso?ewcd=49000e45911e51bd By Howard Brody Since 1972 when I entered the field called “bioethics,” we’ve thought hard about the ethical issues in health care and biomedical research, from genetics, abortion and stem cells to the humane care of the elderly and the dying.