Psychology

Birth Control Pills & Abortions: The Great Debate

Most everyone agrees that contraceptive barrier methods, from everything from condoms, diaphragms, cervical caps, and spermicide form a chemical or physical barrier that prevents the sperm and egg from coming together. Assuming contraception is effective, a fetus forming or...

Embryonic Stem-Cell Research: Experts Debate Pros and Cons

The positions couldn’t be more polar. Some say it could save lives. Others say it kills them. And the embryonic stem-cell research debate shows no signs of dying down any time soon. The Debate: Embryonic Stem-Cell Research Opponents point out that...

When Does Life Begin? Experts Debate

Pro-lifers generally believe life begins at fertilization. So pro-choicers generally believe no, it doesn’t.… Right? Wrong. In every political season, abortion emerges as one of the most hotly debated topics. It draws in everybody—from the religious to the political. But...

Proximal vs Distal: What’s the Difference & What Do They Mean?

It's easy to get confused with distinguishing between proximal and distal. It's an important concept to understand, albeit it is more commonly used and found in the medical field. Let's get a basic overview of what proximal and distal mean. Proximal...

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