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Bioethics is the study of the ethical issues emerging from advances in biology and medicine. It is also moral discernment as it relates to medical policy and practice. Bioethics are concerned with the ethical questions that arise in the relationships among life sciences, biotechnology, medicine, politics, law, and philosophy. It includes the study of values ("the ethics of the ordinary") relating to primary care and other branches of medicine. Ethics also relates to many other sciences outside the realm of biological sciences.

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Areas of health sciences that are the subject of published, peer-reviewed bioethical analysis include:

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